December 2011

The Best Goal is No Goal

by Neseret on December 26, 2011

Forget About Your New Year’s Resolutions! “With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson ~ The idea of having concrete, achievable goals seem to be deeply ingrained in our culture. I know I lived with goals for many years. These days, however, I live without […]


5 Things Therapy Won’t Cure

by Neseret on December 24, 2011

By John M. Grohol, PsyD I’ve extolled the virtues and benefits of psychotherapy for years. But therapy isn’t a cure-all, and it won’t help every person, with every problem, in every situation. In fact, it’s important to realize when going to see a therapist isn’t likely to help your situation much, because it can save […]

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Sadness is o.k and You’re o.k!

by Neseret on December 17, 2011

“Our sadness is an energy we discharge in order to heal. …Sadness is painful. We try to avoid it. Actually discharging sadness releases the energy involved in our emotional pain. To hold it in is to freeze the pain within us. The therapeutic slogan is that grieving is the ‘healing feeling’.” ~ John Bradshaw ~ We […]


My Story

by Neseret on December 17, 2011

Heal yourself heal the world… In the last 16 years, I’ve gone from shy, insecure refugee girl who didn’t speak English to mastering English as a second language, getting a degree in nursing, and finding my path to healing. I have a deep desire to make a difference in the world. I feel I can do […]


Avoid Stress, Anxiety, Drama and Blues This Holiday

by Neseret on December 14, 2011

When life on earth is ending people don’t surround themselves with objects. What we want around us is people. People we love and have relationships with. In our final hours we all realize that relationships are what life is really all about and wisdom is learning this sooner rather than later. So don’t wait till […]


Depression: Three Steps to Healing

by Neseret on December 10, 2011

Depression affects all aspects of your life – your thoughts, your emotions, your actions, your physical functioning and overall health. All of these aspects of your self are interconnected. The good news is when you make a positive change in one aspect of your life it will impact all others. I believe the best approach to heal from […]


The Secret to Happiness

by Neseret on December 6, 2011

If the only prayer you ever say in your whole life is “thank you,” that would suffice. ~ Meister Eckhart ~ The longer I live the more clear it has become to me that we all have our share of troubles. No one is exempt from having problems and challenges in life. There maybe times […]


Once you make a decision the universe conspires to make it happen. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~ What are you willing to do for the things you value and deeply care about most in life? What sacrifices will you make to achieve your dreams? How long will you persist in the face of failure, rejection or […]