Love the Skin You’re in

  I’m sure that each and every one of us has insecurities; we are typically our own toughest critics, after all.   But when a “flaw” you see in yourself becomes an obsession, that’s when we may want to take a step back and really analyze what’s going on. Why does that thing about who […]

Why Forgive Now?!

Forgiveness… something that you have been taught since a very young age and yet it is still hard to do all of the time. For some people the 3 words “I forgive you” are the hardest words to speak. And true forgiveness is hard. Often times we think that when we forgive someone it is […]

Bullying: 4 types and how to prevent and overcome it

Bullying is not a new topic, and it will probably never be a forgotten one either. Whether you are 5, 13, or 35, you have most likely experience some sort of bullying and may still experience it later in your life. You may also have children, or are planning on having them, and will have […]

The importance of ritual: Creating your own closure

What do you think of when you think of ritual?  I think of ceremonies:  weddings, funerals, graduations, inductions, baptisms, etc.  I bet some think of religion.  I bet others think of fraternities and sororities.  What else? But those aren’t the only things that can be ritual.  Some people have a “going to bed” ritual that […]

Reconciliation; My Non-End of the World Resolution

“The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh So, we survived the end of the world; now what? Were you maybe a tad disappointed that the world didn’t come to a screeching halt? No more bills, no more bosses or coworkers, no more […]


The other day I ran into an old friend from my children’s elementary school days .The “kids” , who are all now in their late teens and twenties, were the main topic of conversation.  Of course we both started out with our “success stories”.  Details on the son or daughter who makes us look good, […]


Orlando’s Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy and Life Coach Professionals from LIFE SKILLS RESOURCE GROUP recently attended the Annual International Smart Marriages Conference.  Pictured are Front row: Carma Kuhn, M.Ed., Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern, Ginnie Thompson, MA, Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern; Back row: Maribel Nieves, MA, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Cindy Fabico, MA, […]