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Performance Based Self-Identity

Self-identity is the recognition of someone’s potential and qualities as an individual. When we have a balanced view of our self-identity, we can find the worth and value in the many facets that make us human. For example, a person can say I am smart, I am kind to others, I am attractive, I have a great sense of humor,

“Her Story” Orlando Infertility Counseling

Orlando Infertility Counseling with Life Counseling Solutions highlights an Orlando woman who is stepping out as an advocate and writing about “Her Story”.  She is a voice for other women who are feeling alone and struggling with infertility. “Her Story”  When my husband and I started trying to get pregnant, we just assumed it would happen naturally and quickly…the way

Flight Of A Mom With a Special Needs Child, Orlando Women’s Counseling

Flight Of A Mom With A Special Needs Child   When we are about to take off on a flight, the flight attendants instruct us about our seat belts, emergency exits and oxygen masks. Few of us pay attention.  We are busy settling a baby, telling our kids not to kick the seat in front of you and

Sarasota Murder-Suicide, Postpartum Depression? | Orlando Women’s Counseling

Postpartum Depression? Sarasota Murder-Suicide, Postpartum Depression?  Police: Mom shoots baby, then herself in Sarasota murder-suicide.   This weekend a devastating and very sad story aired on the Orlando news.  The city of Sarasota needlessly lost a mother and baby.  This story impacts us greatly at Orlando Women’s Counseling as we work with women who have suffered from Postpartum

New Mom Jitters or Pregnancy and Postpartum Anxiety? Orlando Women’s Counseling

Pregnancy and Postpartum Anxiety?  New Mom Jitters or Pregnancy and Postpartum Anxiety?  "I’ve heard of Postpartum Depression but what is Pregnancy and Postpartum Anxiety?" "How can I tell if my Anxiety is something to be concerned about or if it is New Mom Jitters?"   15- 20% of women experience Postpartum Anxiety and Depression (PSI, 2010).  But did

3 Ways To Help A New Mom Cope

I remember coming home from the hospital with a new baby and feeling the fear, excitement and overwhelming stress of it all. Taking care of the baby, laundry, meals, and even taking a shower was like trying to juggle with my hands tied behind my back. For a new mom when trying to juggle household tasks, the most common emotions

Perimenopause Symptoms: 5 Things You Should Do….Orlando Perimenopausal Counseling

Orlando Perimenopausal Counseling Perimenopause can occur for several years and  up to 10 years prior to menopause.  My aunt use to call it "Mental Pause"...her way of joking about the mental, emotional and physical changes during this time in a women's life.  It can be  challenging and an unknown for many women. The perimenopausal emotional and hormonal connection

3 Reasons Mothers Should Lean In! Orlando Women’s Counseling

3 Reasons Mothers Should Lean In! Orlando Women's Counseling Every day, I talk to women in the grocery store, at my kids' school, birthday parties, doctors offices and online. These women share their real stories of motherhood and struggles. They have courageously shed their capes and dropped their masks. They say, "I was suffering during pregnancy and after the birth

3 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was Single | Singles Counseling & Therapy

I took nearly two hours to get ready for a fun night with my single girlfriends.  My Michael Kors outfit was fab, my makeup was spotless, and the compliments were overflowing from my girlfriends.  We were going to paint the town red, or at least that was the plan. But on that particular night I felt empty and more so

Theme Park 101 for New Moms! Orlando Women’s Counseling

We all love theme parks, the excitement, characters, rides, the magic that thrills adults and children.  As a mom you want to take it all in and have an experience of a lifetime with your family. You and your partner/husband, baby and toddler in tow, may want to attack this foreign land with the determination of climbing Mount Everest. It