Boundaries Mirror our Internal Compass

Boundaries Mirror our Internal Compass

“Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves even when we risk disappointing others.” – Brené Brown Having healthy boundaries AND knowing when and how to exercise them is a hot topic for everyone. It’s no wonder: The pandemic has magnified the dysfunction and resentment that can result from having poor boundaries or…

Resolutions - Millennium Counseling Center Chicago, Illinois

Resolutions

When the New Year comes, many of us make resolutions. We might resolve to lose weight, get out of debt, exercise more, or be more diligent in our recovery programs, but usually the focus is on helping ourselves. And usually, we give up on keeping our resolution before the month ends.   But we don’t have to wait for next January 1st to try again. Why not make July 1st resolutions? That’s halfway through…

Lack of Motivation or Fear of Failure? - Millennium Counseling Center

Lack of Motivation or Fear of Failure?

“I don’t have enough motivation.” How often do we hear athletes blame lack of motivation for poor performance? But while motivation can indeed be a problem, often the real issue is the fear of failure, injury, or even of fear itself. An athlete who endures a fall, suffers an injury, or has a traumatic or…