“We become aware of the void as we fill it.” – Antonio Porchia As a life coach, I am constantly exposed to a number of issues both old and new. My clients range from high profile therapists to your average Joe or Jane. Despite my clients representing varying walks of life, one emerging theme that […]
“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” – Aristotle With the holidays approaching, it’s tough not to feel the void of being single. Next to putting your mom as your emergency contact after age 30, this season is definitely the peak time of year to remind us all of “Singles Awareness Day.”
I have experienced a lot of death over the last couple of years. So much that I barely even mention when someone passes away. That may be my way of compartmentalizing my feelings, but losing loved ones has made me consider my own life and mortality in a way that I haven’t before.
About a month ago, I met a woman from Austria. She told me that she moved to the U.S. six years ago to advance her career. Two years into her stay, she fell in love with a guy she met, and after four years of dating, they decided to move in together. They signed the […]
I was 16 when I first decided that I no longer wanted to live. I felt alone, angry, and like things weren’t getting any better. I can’t tell you what specific things, but that’s how depression works. It consumes your mind and fills it up with thoughts of hopelessness and desolation. On the surface, I […]