Pauliann Long, LCSW-C

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Inspiration

How a Suggestion Can Change Your Life

How a Suggestion Can Change Your Life Whatever you think might happen—probably will.  Post published by Polly Campbell on Mar 20, 2015 in Imperfect Spirituality Ever had someone tell you that the procedure would “really hurt” or that the test was “really hard” or that the boss was “impossible to deal with” and then had those scenarios play out just as predicted? Turns out...

The Best Thing You Can Do For Yourself — And All The Women Around You

Good Morning! Today, I want to re-post an article that really speaks loudly to me in case you missed it the other day! The Best Thing You Can Do For Yourself -- And All The Women Around You By Elizabeth Gilbert Nearly all the women I know are stressing themselves sick over the pathological fear that they simply aren't doing enough with their lives....

Why Courage Is More Important Than Creativity: The first step of all innovations is destruction–and that takes courage

Why Courage Is More Important Than Creativity The first step of all innovations is destruction--and that takes courage.  Post published by Jeff DeGraff Ph.D. on Feb 02, 2015 in Innovation You At these seemingly disastrous moments, the risks and rewards normally associated with innovation are reversed: you have a little to lose but a lot to gain. It is only when a firm...

Confidence: Are You on Your Case or on Your Side?

Confidence: Are You on Your Case or on Your Side?   Is your critic controlling your self-evaluations?   Published on May 23, 2013 by Relly Nadler, Psy.D..,M.C.C. in Leading with Emotional Intelligence Turn your Beatings into Learnings The main question people have after they understand the value of Emotional Intelligence is: How do  I raise EI for myself and others? Here I will explore one competency...

Mindfulness with Anderson Cooper

Mindfulness Anderson Cooper reports on what it's like to try to achieve "mindfulness," a self-awareness scientists say is very healthy, but rarely achieved in today's world of digital distractions The following is a script from "Mindfulness" which aired on Dec. 14, 2014. Anderson Cooper is the correspondent. Denise Schrier Cetta, producer. Matthew Danowski , editor. Our lives are filled with distractions -- email,...

10 Tips for Managing Family Stress at Holidays

10 Tips for Managing Family Stress at Holidays Posted by Dr. Elaine Ducharme Surviving the holidays with relatives  Holiday cheer…or is it holiday fear? While many of us are eagerly awaiting the arrival of family to help celebrate the holiday season, many are dreading the same event. I have heard patients and friends talk about ways to avoid being with certain relatives who they...

7 Truths For Changing Your Life

Hope Is Risky But Worth It: 7 Truths For Changing Your Life Name, define and look clearly at the change you need to make. Published on November 12, 2013 by Gina Barreca, Ph.D. in Snow White Doesn't Live Here Anymore 1. To change—authentically and not superficially—you must need to change; you must have sought change for a very long time. A whim, a...