Your Perception is Your Reality (so check your lense)

What is reality and what indeed is real?  Are we actually here, or is everything an illusion—the matrix?  Ok, this is where I admit that I’ve gone down a rabbit hole pondering the idea of simulation theory: the concept that we live in an experiment like the premise of the movie, The Truman Show.  Stay […]

Getting Cozy

It’s that time of year. For some of us, it’s getting colder, days are getting shorter, and leaves are changing colors. For others, there is less of a change in temperatures and a more consistently warm climate. Regardess of where we live, there are cycles in nature that we as humans follow, whether we realize it or […]

The (not so) Great Escape

                                              You’ve got a monkey on your back.  He’s strung out on heroin.  She’s kicking from withdrawal.  I’m jonesing for a fix.  These common addiction reference phrases suggest the unshakeable hold of addiction.  […]

Controlling Anxiety By Cultivating Inner Calm

    In this current climate of political unrest, public outrage, violence, natural disasters and the like, it is hard not to feel the turbulence within our psyches and our emotions.  We are inundated with immediate news, as our technology allows instant documenting and reporting of some heinous incident or another.  All day long, we […]

Addiction: The Secret Shame

    It’s been called “the monkey on your back” and other phrases that suggest the seemingly unshakeable hold of addiction.  Just when you think you’ve kicked it, it’s back again and you find yourself discouraged, full of shame and even hopeless.  Alcoholism and addiction are an epidemic in our society, with people falling into self-medicating […]

Help, My Marriage is in Trouble!

This week Cindy Fabico, founder of Life Skills Resource Group discusses the 4 signs that one or both partners  are withdrawing from the relationship and how seeing a trained marriage counseling professional can restore the connection that feels like it has been lost. At Life Skills Resource Group, we have three Orlando marriage counselors who focus […]

Recovering from a bad day or week

Ever have one of those off weeks were you just want to press fast forward until the weekend is here? I am sure we have all have experienced this feeling before (maybe you experience this more than just once). This past week has been one of those weeks for me – all week long has […]

Welcoming Krista back!

  I am so extremely honored to be rejoining Life Skills Resource Group as a counselor, specifically a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern! Cindy Fabico, Amy Smith, Risa Bos, Kelli Skorman, and Jessica Carmean have been mentors, teachers, and friends as I completed my graduate program at the top-ten nationally-ranked University of Central Florida, and […]

The Process of How You Change

This quote from Proschaska, Norcross and DiClemente’s book “Changing For Good” speaks words to what the process of change looks like for individuals – it is all based upon timing. In their book, the authors explain a six-stage change process that allows individuals to overcome bad habits. Krista even wrote a blog on these 6 […]

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