Category: Self-improvement

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Q-TIP: Quit Taking it Personally

We all know (or have known) someone who easily loses their cool in traffic – or who might be inclined to punch someone in the face if just looked at the wrong way.  We all probably also know someone who doesn’t really seem triggered by anything.  They’re able to brush off even the harshest of dirty looks, bad drivers, and insults. Read more

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Why we get Stuck – And Steps to Getting “Unstuck”

Are you feeling stuck?  If so, you know it’s a frustrating feeling.  Whether in the context of a relationship, a career, or the mundane routine of day-to-day life, it comes along with wanting change – or wanting more.  You might feel like you’re on the treadmill of life – moving along, but not really getting anywhere.  Other times, it feels more like facing a multi-pronged fork in the road – being faced with several options or possible decisions to make, but with no idea as to which you should choose.  The fear of picking the wrong one can lead to no action at all.  Regardless of what it is that has you stuck, feeling stuck is actually a good thing and can lead to positive change if you’re willing to do something about it.  After all, you only feel stuck because you’re at a place in your life where you know something has to be done.  Although it won’t be easy, with some reflection and readiness for change, you can get unstuck. Read more

Getting Started with us

Are you considering starting counseling but unsure where to start?  Perhaps you’re curious about costs involved, how to schedule your first appointment, or what to expect out of the process.  We can walk you through the steps and offer a $25 dollar initial in-person session. We do this so you can determine whether or not “Float on Counseling” will be a good fit for you.  We are located in the Carrollwood area in Tampa and provide individual counseling services in a private, relaxed, and non-judgmental setting.  Scheduling availability is flexible. Read more

Well-Adjusted People Benefit from Therapy, too

 

Although a lot has been done in recent years to decrease the stigma associated with therapy, seeking a professional for mental health – or “mental help” – still comes along with a good deal of assumptions.  One of them being that therapy is for people who really need it; the broken, sad, helpless, or mentally ill.  In reality, there are a ton of well-adjusted and happy people in therapy.  These tend to be the kind of people who really understand the benefit of good therapy – the value and even higher quality of life that can come along with the kind of self-growth that takes place in the therapeutic setting. Below are a five reasons to seek therapy – even if everything in life is generally good. Read more

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Ten Simple Tricks to Stay “Stuck”

This week I thought I’d stay on the theme, similar to “foolproof ways to increase anxiety” and “surefire …

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15 Foolproof Ways to Increase Anxiety!

In my last blog post, I shared “15 Surefire ways to stay nice and depressed”…So this week I thought I’d …

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15 Surefire ways to stay nice and Depressed

If you’re looking for some Surefire ways to stay depressed or to increase symptoms of depression, you’ve come …