Care to Change https://www.caretochange.org Counseling to help you move forward Mon, 16 Aug 2021 17:13:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.9 Our Response To Simone https://www.caretochange.org/our-response-to-simone/ Wed, 28 Jul 2021 15:16:29 +0000 https://www.caretochange.org/?p=4688 Imagine training your entire life for the opportunity to have the whole world see you at your best. All the things you had to give up, all the hours you spent in grueling exercises, all the times you fell short of everyone’s expectations — especially your own. Now you’re being called the greatest of all […]

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When you want to become more resilient https://www.caretochange.org/when-you-want-to-become-more-resilient/ Mon, 26 Jul 2021 16:11:42 +0000 https://www.caretochange.org/?p=4673 Resilience is a term for the ability to bounce back from difficult situations or challenges in life, whether that’s some kind of professional setback or a personal loss. You can become more resilient by following three remarkable simple strategies: 1. Be present. Many people just breeze through life, paying little attention to what’s around them. […]

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When we’ll be happy “if only” https://www.caretochange.org/when-well-be-happy-if-only/ Mon, 26 Jul 2021 16:08:51 +0000 https://www.caretochange.org/?p=4671 “You can’t wait until life isn’t hard anymore before you decide to be happy.” When Nitebirde spoke those words on “America’s Got Talent,” the nation that listened to the young cancer patient sing also heard a valuable lesson. If you weren’t watching, the 30-year-old Ohio woman whose name is Jane Martjewski earned a standing ovation […]

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When we vow “never again” https://www.caretochange.org/when-we-vow-never-again/ Mon, 26 Jul 2021 16:05:55 +0000 https://www.caretochange.org/?p=4668 “I’ll never let anyone get that close to me again!” We don’t often make vows in life, but when we do, it’s usually something momentous or important … and something that’s very difficult to overturn, even if we later change our minds. That’s especially true about the vows we make in our personal lives and […]

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When our critical voices won’t stop talking https://www.caretochange.org/when-our-critical-voices-wont-stop-talking/ Mon, 26 Jul 2021 16:00:51 +0000 https://www.caretochange.org/?p=4664 There’s that inner voice again. You know it. The one that tells you nothing in your closet looks good on you. The one that tells you you’re going to fail at whatever you try. The one that whispers “he really doesn’t like you” when you meet someone interesting. Just when life starts to look interesting […]

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When we carry pain from years ago https://www.caretochange.org/when-we-carry-pain-from-years-ago/ Mon, 26 Jul 2021 15:56:53 +0000 https://www.caretochange.org/?p=4661 Bad things happen to everyone. Some of us survive traumatic incidents. Others get through difficult ends to romantic relationships. Sometimes we lose someone who is dear or important to us. In other cases, it may involve someone who treated us badly. Sometimes, we’re able to work through the pain and it lessens over time. But […]

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When those around us don’t know https://www.caretochange.org/when-those-around-us-dont-know/ Mon, 26 Jul 2021 15:54:41 +0000 https://www.caretochange.org/?p=4658 Can you think of a time when someone hurt you without realizing it? Perhaps they said something they intended to be completely innocent, but because they didn’t know about something in your past or something you were feeling, it left you in pain. Or maybe other people have a hard time getting to know you […]

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When you don’t feel good enough https://www.caretochange.org/when-you-dont-feel-good-enough/ Mon, 26 Jul 2021 15:48:18 +0000 https://www.caretochange.org/?p=4652 It’s been said that comparison is the thief of joy. In other words, when we measure who we are and what we do against other people, we diminish ourselves and what we’re capable of doing. We see what aren’t, what we don’t have, and maybe how we’re missing out. And comparison will put you in […]

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When people or circumstances define your worth https://www.caretochange.org/when-you-let-other-people-or-circumstances-define-your-worth/ Mon, 26 Jul 2021 15:45:26 +0000 https://www.caretochange.org/?p=4649 She waits at the corner for the school bus, trying to look calm but shaking inside. Will the other girls like her outfit? Will they think she’s pretty enough to let her sit with them at lunch? Those middle school years are tough on girls (and boys, too). We survive them, but they often stay […]

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When showing your feelings makes you feel weak https://www.caretochange.org/when-identifying-your-feelings-makes-you-feel-weak/ Mon, 26 Jul 2021 15:39:41 +0000 https://www.caretochange.org/?p=4643 To be human is to have emotions. Read that again. Emotions are perfectly normal, and they can be extremely or sometimes overwhelming. We often find ourselves reacting strongly to situations and may not understand exactly why. Sometimes, well-meaning people in our lives tell us to ignore or minimize our emotions, and sometimes our friends will […]

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