Suicide hotline: 800-248-8338

Self-Love is the First Step

By Joan Marlow --- The end-of-year holidays are gone. What comes next in the world of advertising, social media and greeting card hype? Valentine’s Day!!! No matter what your age, depending on the year, you might have a moment when you feel on top of the world because you have ...

New Year; New Beginnings

By Joan Marlow --- Yes, a new year is here!  To many, a New Year means an opportunity for New Beginnings.  Whether you’re happy or sad to see 2019 move into your personal history book and whether or not you’re ready to open your arms for all that 2020 offers, ...

The Power of Positivity

By Joan Marlow --- “Attitude is a Little Thing that Makes a Big Difference.” Winston Churchill “Once you Replace Negative Thoughts with Positive Ones, You’ll Start Having Positive Outcomes.”  Willie Nelson “The Only Person you are Destined to Become is the Person You Decide to Be.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson I’m ...

Four Agreements to Live By

By Joan Marlow --- What follows is a concept, tool, idea that can support you through your life today and forever. There’s a saying, ‘the only thing constant is change’; you see it all the time and will continue to see it for your entire life. We learn that change ...

The Power of Pause

By Joan Marlow --- You’ve had enough and what comes out of your mouth is:  SHUT UP!!!  YOU’RE STUPID!!  I DON’T WANT YOU AS A FRIEND!!  I HATE YOU!!  I’M JUST AN IDIOT!!! OR Your body goes into action:  slamming doors, cutting class, driving too fast, not following through on ...