I wanted to write an article about the book I recently published called: “Comedy By We Love Us”. I actually miss the writing process because it was a collaborative effort with me and the three other comedians I worked with. I learned that 40 years later we were still doing our act. Plus, my best friend in high school was editing the book and it was fun to keep her laughing in the process.
How great would it be to create the world in your dreams? If you could, what would you want to have? Would it be your job? Where you live? Improved health and vitality? How would your family? How would you like that to be? If you are the type of person that focuses on “what is the worst thing that can happen?”, have you noticed that you create the worst things? Why not train yourself to...Learn More
Dig in, it is rumored that the restrictions from the COVID-19 Virus will be going on for 18-months. Because of this, it is best to adapt and change with the times.
There is a great book named, “Who Moved My Cheese?” by Spencer Johnson that may be a great guide for us to follow. In the book, there are two rats and two little people who live in a maze. The maze at first is filled with cheese and...Learn More
Did you ever believe this pandemic would go on so long? Isn’t it surreal to go shopping and seeing everyone masked up? I heard that in China they have monitors on people and anybody who has a temperature is whisked away to the hospital for a checkup. Their numbers are going down, ours aren’t.
A person I know who works at the CDC who predicted at the outset of the disease, that it was going to...Learn More
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There are many more tools and strategies you can use in your pursuit of happiness. Here is where we come in. Contact us at Basic Steps Mental Health and let us support and educate you on this journey back to your loving heart center. Imagine living a heart-centered life, regardless of what is...Learn More
Have you ever had thoughts that go around and around in your head? If so, get ready to learn some innovative tools to rid yourself of them. Repetitive thoughts are basically unprocessed issues that the mind wants to resolve. To resolve them, there are a few strategies that may be of great help.
There is nothing worse than trying to go to sleep and being tortured by what you did, what you...Learn More
As a therapist, I am always asking people who are going through difficult times to find happiness within. To discover what makes them happy, and then do that. For individuals who had a difficult childhood, I ask them what made them happy when they were a child and do that, through the use of the opposite hand or opposite foot play. The model that I use is: “When love is applied to hurt, we...Learn More
An article about the benefits of COVID? How could something that causes people to die, lose their job, their home, their freedom, and even their mobility be a good thing? When given a spiritual point of view, you may have a different vantage point.
Spirituality, according to Alcoholics Anonymous is the belief in something greater than us restoring us to sanity. No, this isn’t an article on AA,...Learn More
Take the next few minutes to take the following mental health test. It will let you know how you are currently doing in your life. Please answer as honestly as you can. Now is not the time to lie to yourself.
Level of Daily Exercise
Amount of Sleep
I need to make a confession. This is an exciting time to be a therapist. I used to work at the first Mental Health Urgent Care center in the country and I am reminded of all the mayhem that went on there, with how busy our business has become. Yes, we are going through a time of epic change globally and how are you surviving?
It is easy to get caught up in making ourselves right and others...Learn More