Sometimes I could use a little less collaboration (But only sometimes)

via Daily Prompt: Collaboration For a so-called introvert (and even times of shyness) I sure have been a lot of times having to (and I do mean having to) collaborate.  The fact that I am an accomodating person with a good sense of humor helps. On evenings like this though, when I am over tired […]

O Resiliency, I need you now. I am feeling down and need a pick me up. An essay on what this word might mean.

by Laura Lynch, LCSW, Life Coach Well….trying to get back on track with writing.   With an initial interruption of medical issues, then being mentally caught up in election turmoil (Are we in Kansas anymore and when did the tornado come and pick me up?) and now bookended  by weeks of more medical issues (winter illness  x […]

Not Down For the Count: The Beauty of Holding Your Own Through Transformation

by Laura Lynch, LCSW and Life Coach The last few weeks have been marked by losses punctuated by my birthday. I have also been witness to how some people get through life crisis. The people I am thinking could not have been more different from each other, but they both embodied qualities that exemplify resilience. […]

Honestly Honest: Musings on the multiple meanings of honesty

by Laura Lynch, LCSW, Life Coach The public discourse has seen a lot of discussion about honesty.  Before and since Plato the topic of honesty is always worth discussing. I know that  lies, either as a liar or recipient of lies – not being who you are, the experience of betrayal, can take us down difficult […]

September Hello & Goodbye – and holding on to optimism in the face of defeatism.

by Laura Lynch LCSW, Life Coach Well originally I was going to write about how glad I was for September to  come.  Kind of the perfect month for me.  The  intense desert heat recedes, the only Holiday is Labor Day, Fall is coming (my favorite season) and for me it is the real beginning of […]