Brad Sibille, MA, LPC-S

Counselor at Dr. Bonin & Assoc. and Blumrich Counseling

Tag: Growth

Grief and Loss

The pain of grief is just as much part of life as the joy of love: it is perhaps the price we pay for love, the cost of commitment. To ignore this fact, or to pretend that it is not so, is to put on emotional blinkers which leave us unprepared for the losses that…

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Learning from Mistakes vs. Beating Yourself Up Over Them

It’s okay to make mistakes. Mistakes are our teachers – they help us to learn.   -John Bradshaw                How much of our time and energy goes towards learning from our mistakes and faults and how much of it is wasted by our negative self-talk and beating ourselves up over them? Why do we do this…

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Accepting Compliments

We are prepared for insults, but compliments leave us baffled. –Mason Cooley                   One of the many things I find strange is how terrible many of us are at taking compliments. I realized a couple of years ago, that I am horrible when it comes to receiving compliments and it is important for me…

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Our Stories are Important

The shortest distance between truth and a human being is a story.    -Anthony de Mello                   As I said in the previous post that we all have a story and it is what has made us into who we are today. We are a result of the collection of our experiences and there is…

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My Story as a Counselor

When we share our stories, what it does is, it opens up our hearts for other people to share their stories. And it gives us the sense that we are not alone on this journey.  – Janine Shepherd Everyone has a story and everyone’s story is important. Our story is about how we ended up…

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