Personal Growth

Dealing with Resentment

Dealing with Resentment

The word “resentment” is defined as “bitter indignation at having been treated unfairly.” How often do we find ourselves dealing with resentment? Resentment can happen with any relationship; friends, family, co-workers, but the pertinent question is: how do we deal...

Give yourself a chance to try new things!

Give yourself a chance to try new things!

So imagine this… you go to your favorite restaurant and order your favorite meal. It tastes good, you walk out full, and feel satisfied! Now imagine doing this over and over again. Eventually it gets boring, right? Give yourself the chance to try something new and...

Your body changes with your experiences

Your body changes with your experiences

I have had several clients who report having a poor body image. I remind them, "Your body changes with your experiences". With age, we all change. Adolescents go through puberty, mothers' bodies change after giving birth, adults grow grey hair and develop wrinkles....

When Two Icebergs Collide

When Two Icebergs Collide

Do you ever find yourself having the same argument over and over again with your partner? Does it feel like he or she is just being ridiculous and over-reacting? If so, congratulations! You and your partner have just encountered what happens when two icebergs collide....

Give yourself a chance to try new things!

Gaming can help with depression!

To all the gamers in the world, I am sure at one point of your life you heard this phrase before, ‘Video games will only rot your brain! Go play outside!”. To some extent… yes! It can and will rot your brain, especially after long exposure. However, what if I told you...

What Feeds Comparing Yourself to Others?

What Feeds Comparing Yourself to Others?

Are you comparing yourself to others? Stressful situations and anxious thoughts feed comparing yourself to others. To make this easier to understand, we will focus on what specifically can happen because of stressful situations and having anxious thoughts. If you have...

What Can CBT-I Do For You?

What Can CBT-I Do For You?

Did you know… that The Lighthouse now offers sleep therapy services for individuals who suffer from insomnia? How does one seek such service to treat their insomnia? Easy! I, Arbin Memisi at The Lighthouse, have a special skill that can help you overcome insomnia....

Give yourself a chance to try new things!

Your Personal Bill of Rights! Pt. 2

So, as we all know, all U.S. citizens have a bill of rights mandated by the U.S. constitution that gives us power to pursue our own path in life and protects us from unreasonable causes. However, what if I told you that outside the constitution, you have your own...

When Two Icebergs Collide

Good Grief! 6 Things to Know When Facing a Loss

Loss is not something that people like to think about. Rather it is something that we all have to address at some time in our lives. These days we learn about stress management in school, at work, even in our doctor’s office. However, no one tells us how to handle...