Knowing how and when to use our internal PPE makes healing possible.
Original Post June 24, 2020 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube
Jan Kwiatkowski is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) practicing in the State of WI and has ... Read More
When was the last time your family sat together and talked and played a game?
Do you find yourself wishing your family could connect more? Does everyone spend evenings alone with their own electronic devices? Do you feel like you hardly know your partner, children, parents, siblings? I just heard about ... Read More
Kelly McGonigal, in her 2019 TED Talk Kelly McGonigal: Can We Reframe The Way We Think About Stress, reveals that stress may not be as harmful as we have been led to believe. In her talk, McGonigal references a Harvard study that showed that re-framing our interpretation of ... Read More
Help for the Helpers
The struggling caregiver. The depressed new mom. The overwhelmed minister. The burned out physician.
Helpers can give, give, give, but then realize that they need help too!
I work with the "helpers" - those of us who have a calling to give back, but often need reminding that our ... Read More
Every day and every moment gives you an opportunity to start over and be resilient. You are resilient and are capable to withstand and recover quickly from difficult conditions. You may not think so, but ... Read More
It’s the holiday season, and I am reminded of a lesson I learned long ago; that is, depression does not discriminate! And if you are reading this article you may have discovered this as well. In my own personal battle, I found ... Read More
It’s that time of year where every other blog post is about gratitude. ‘Tis the season, right? According to David Steindl-Rast, a Catholic Benedictine monk, author and scholar, who has inspired generations with his inspirational message about finding gratitude in every moment ... Read More