Author Archives: rjfroms

About rjfroms

I am a woman! I am strong and vulnerable! I am happy and embrace life! I am you!

Adoptive/Foster Behaviour

Working with clients who have been adopted and/or been a ward of the courts, and clients who gave children up to adoption, as well as my own experience in the system, has led me over the years to notice some … Continue reading

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Professional Women and Burnout

Hello my female cohorts!  Have you ever found yourself so tired that even a vacation didn’t ground you?  Well, know you are in good company. Women tend to strive more for excellence; to prove themselves.  Not that men don’t feel … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

Forgiveness is something that so many people struggle with.  I have worked with many people over the years who have had very traumatic experiences.  The idea of forgiving someone who has wounded you so deeply is sometimes difficult to wrap … Continue reading

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Friendships

I have done a lot of thinking about friendships of late.  I have seen some long term relationships come to an end.  Friendships can be a delicate and fragile balance or they can be strong and healthy. In most cases … Continue reading

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Emotional Eating

Emotional eating can become a habit and/or an addiction.  How do we  work through emotional eating? 1. Any habit or addiction requires daily work. Understanding what the triggers are is the first step. Then finding a replacement for the food … Continue reading

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SECRETS AND LIES

What is the purpose of secrets and lies?  Secrets are insidious; they eat you away inside.  When someone has a secret they can no longer hold onto they pull someone else into it.  The second you share your secret with … Continue reading

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MEMORIES

We have memories that bring warm thoughts to us.  When I smell minestrone soup cooking on a stove I remember my grandmother’s house with a pot on the wood burning stove.  It brings up feelings of warmth, love, and nurturing. … Continue reading

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