14 ways to be happier in 2016. This article provides straight-forward strategies to increase your happiness and create a happy, healthy life in the new year.
How to Change your Bad Habits We all have at least a couple of bad habits. Have you been thinking about how to change your bad habits? Have you tried, but not had the success you were hoping for? Well, I’ve got a few tips to set you in the right direction. After all, the whole new year is ahead […]
2015 Resolutions by Sharon Martin, LCSW
Depression Busting by Sharon Martin, LCSW Depression is a very common disease in the United States. The good news is that it’s very treatable. People do recover from depression and/or keep their symptoms manageable. Many do well with a combination of medication, cognitive, and behavioral strategies. A therapist can help you change your negative thoughts and feelings (the cognitive part). […]
Happy 2014! Here are a few tips for setting successful goals for the new year (or anytime). 1. Take your time and consider what you really want to focus on. It’s OK if you still don’t have goals for 2014. And it’s OK if it takes you several weeks more, as long as you are reflecting and considering. 2. Frame your […]
We are almost two weeks into the new year. It’s a good time to check-in with yourself. Did you actually write down the goals you have been thinking about? Have you taken any actions toward your goals? Without some accountability from yourself or someone else it is very easy to let the days turn into week and then months without […]
It’s the time of year when so many of us are thinking about how to set effective goals for the new year ahead. We know that most people don’t succeed in keeping their new year’s resolutions. Why? If you’re going to achieve a goal, it’s imperative to set yourself up for success. Goals should be: Specific – Be clear on what […]