Do you ever wonder "Am I being manipulated?" To manipulate, by definition, means to change by artful or unfair means so as to serve one’s advantage. This behavior can often be...
by Morgan | Dec 23, 2022
“I really don’t know if I want to be in this relationship anymore. I just want to know that we tried everything we could.” I hear different versions of this statement from a new...
by Morgan | Nov 22, 2022
We each have a level of both secure attachment and insecure attachment within us. Our attachment styles are formed by early experience and the way we are affected by our bonds...
True Self-Care Is A Struggle
by Morgan | Oct 11, 2022
It is such a common misconception that self-care always feels good. Socially, self-care can start to be identified by things like retail therapy, bubble baths and Netflix-binges....
by Morgan | Aug 25, 2022
Ah, the blended family. Every parent’s dream, right? Obviously when we start our lives, we don’t count on ending up in a situation like this. The happily ever after in our minds...
Qualities that Facilitate Change
by Morgan | Aug 1, 2022
In the midst of a huge movement in our country, many are unsure of how to help, what to do, or how to process. Each of us has a unique skillset and ability to make a difference...
Codependency Is Common
by Morgan | Mar 2, 2022
The term has such a negative connotation, I’ve found, but codependency is common. Traditionally, codependency has been viewed as an uneven dynamic between two individuals, one...
by Morgan | Aug 18, 2021
Relational jealousy is a perfectly natural emotion that we have all experienced at one time or another, but it can definitely be a painful one. This is partially due to the fact...
Managing Daily Stress
by Morgan | Apr 13, 2021
How are you doing managing daily stress? I don’t believe many of us are strangers to heightened stress levels in today’s time. Productivity, success, and achievement are guiding...
The Dangers of an Emotional Affair
by Morgan | Feb 4, 2021
Do you know the dangers of an emotional affair? When we hear the word “affair”, a variety of different things may come to mind. Many of us associate this with a physical...
Let’s Talk Burn Out
by Morgan | Aug 26, 2020
Ah, let’s talk burn out—I can guarantee most of us know the feeling, but what does it really mean? According to helpguide.org, burn out is “a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress”. Understanding what it looks like can be difficult, as we all have different reactions to stress. Here are some misconceptions and some tips on recovering from it.
Beating the Winter Blues
by Morgan | Jan 22, 2020
This time of year can be hard—the holiday season brings varied reactions and some very mixed feelings for a lot of people. Wintertime is tough: it’s gray, it’s cold; it begins to...
Applying the Love Languages
by Morgan | Jan 1, 2020
Most clients I have met have heard of The Five Love Languages (by Dr. Gary Chapman), and many even know their own preferences. That being said, some struggle to apply this...
How To Use Your “Wise Mind”
by Morgan | Dec 25, 2019
The human brain has two sides, each of which has an important function. Depending on one’s personality and extenuating circumstances, one side may become more active than the...
What’s Up With My Teen?
by Morgan | Jun 20, 2019
One day you’re reading bedtime stories and pushing them on the swings, the next they start to grow distant and listen to weird music. You may find yourself wondering where your...
5 Key Recovery Tips After a Toxic Relationship
by Morgan | Mar 16, 2019
Want to know 5 key recovery tips after a toxic relationship? Whether you were with a textbook Narcissist or someone who was simply not a healthy fit for your life. A...
Envisioning the Enneagram
by Morgan | Jan 1, 1970
The Enneagram is a test used to understand and describe personality that has been around since the 1900's—though it is certainly becoming trendier lately. I wrote a paper on a...
Navigating Relationships With In-Laws
by Morgan | Jan 1, 1970
You managed to find and marry your absolute soulmate—lucky you! Nothing can come between the two of you now. Or is navigating relationships with In-Laws proving a bit more...