Category: Online Counseling

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Apr2022

Empathy to Compassion

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April 15, 2022
Charles Figley coined the term Compassion Fatigue in the early 1990’s. However, I believe it really is empathy fatigue. As we use more compassion and move away from empathy, it will provide us protection for our brains. It will be more of service to ourselves and others.  There is a ... Read More

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Apr2022

Give Grace

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April 15, 2022
I have been thinking lately about grace, love, and truth. I hear myself saying a lot, give yourself grace or give some grace. There are 2 quotes that have stuck to me. First, I was listening to a podcast with Emmanuel Acho last year. And he said we should always speak ... Read More

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Apr2022
We seem to show up into the world with a better sense of who we are then when we are adults. Whether it is trauma, family, and friends’ influences, our experiences or the strong sense and need we have to belong, we do seem to lose ourselves along the way. ... Read More

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Apr2022
Another new year has arrived. It is that time of the year that many people decide to make New Year’s Resolutions. You may have guessed that statistically most will not be successful. What I read a few years ago was it was between 8% to 10% of people who were ... Read More

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Feb2021

10 Mindful Footsteps

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February 25, 2021
Mindfulness and teaching our bodies, minds, and spirits to calm and re-center can easily be brought into our daily lives. Jan offers a simple way to do that in 10 footsteps.       Original Post February 24, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube... Read More

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Feb2021
Jan continues her series about strong emotions, particularly anger. We can learn to manage anger, rather than having anger manage us.     Original Post February 4, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube Jan Kwiatkowski is a Licensed Marriage and ... Read More

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Jan2021
Anger is a normal, human, and not fun to feel emotion. Jan offers education about strong emotions and in ongoing videos will talk about managing emotions and feelings, as well as, increasing our emotional vocabulary.   Original Post January 27, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube ... Read More

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Jan2021
We use these three words interchangeably. How we use and understand these three words matters. And, gives us a chance to exercise our choice and control about whether we will respond or react to people and events around us.   Original Post January 20, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski ... Read More

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Jan2021
Everyone is experiencing losses of so many kinds. Jan talks about how tears are a physiological process, we need to help manage strong emotions and healing.     Original Post January 14, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube and @jan_jdkcounseling on Instagram... Read More

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Jan2021
Thriving Thoughts Terminate Toxic Thoughts: Personal Bill of Rights Creating your own Personal Bill of Rights will help you validate your own needs, opinions, and boundaries with other people effectively. This will help you stand up for yourself without violating the rights of other people. Considering the events happening around the ... Read More

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