Everyone Wants to BELONG!

As Thanksgiving and Christmas pass away for 2014, and the new year is upon us, there is excitement for some, fear and worry for others.  Everyone wants to BELONG with someone somewhere for the end of year celebration.  Sometimes we choose to be alone which is fine as well.  The key, though, is to feel … Read more

Sitting With Separateness

As the holidays are upon us, there are expectations spoken and unspoken about family time.  Many clients share that the pressure to be “on”  is so difficult especially if one is an introvert.  Introverts, while social, need time to recharge and will often need to take space even in the middle of a family gathering.  Extroverts, … Read more

Happier Holidays: Turning Stress Into Joy

Happier Holidays: Turning Stress Into JoySuccessful Strategies for Maintaining Calm and Enhancing Enjoyment During YOUR Holidays Mindfulness – being conscious of yourself (thoughts, feelings and triggers) is the key to a happier holiday. PAUSE and take time to clarify what the holidays mean to you.Let the past ‘be.’  It’s over. There is nothing we can do … Read more

Ricki L. Geiger LCSW, CGP