Three Dangers in Assuming Sex and Intimacy are the Same Thing

Blythe Landry Guidance

Let’s talk about sex, because, well, why not? Conversations about sex are part of therapy, and, even more; intimacy and finding that ideal connection to self — so that we might find that mutually sexual and intimate connection with another is — of course — a large part of why people seek therapy as well. One of the things I …

Three Ways to Feel Grateful When the Holidays Make you Sad

Blythe Landry Guidance

Holidays are high pressure. Struggling with depression or grief or loneliness when you look online and on television and see others appearing full of joy and enthusiasm can make you feel ten times MORE lonely, grief-stricken and sad. I akin the holiday pressure to be stoked to see family or decorate or share positive meals with the people in your …

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Three Reasons Why Failing at Life Makes You Awesome

Blythe Landry Guidance

Last week, I was talking to a friend about how her son has a really, really hard time with failure. It is tough for him to even accept that when he is 6 years younger than the people he is competing against and has virtually no chance at winning, just, you know, logistically speaking; he still beats himself up for …

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Three Ways to Say Goodbye When You Didn’t Get to Say Goodbye

Blythe Landry Guidance

Sometimes life literally makes no sense. Like literally. It just doesn’t make sense. I rarely share much personal stuff in the space of my work, but today, I’m going to – because I think it matters. Yesterday, I found out about the sudden death of a dear friend, James Budd. He has been my business coach, mentor, spiritual teacher, and …

Three tips for how to decide when you can’t decide

Blythe Landry Guidance

If you are interested in developing a stronger relationship with yourself and your own ability to make decisions, I can help!  Contact me today for a complimentary, 30-minute phone consultation by referring to this post.

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Four Tips for Meditating on the Go

Blythe Landry Guidance

Meditation is a major buzz word these days; or maybe it just seems like it because I’m super late to the game. Regardless of which is true, the reality is that there is no time like the literal present to find a way to create increased serenity, calm and mindfulness. And, of course, this doesn’t mean vegging out in front …

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How Vanity Can Help You Keep Your Sanity

Blythe Landry Guidance

This week sucked. Let’s be honest. Between Puerto Rico and Vegas there really are no eloqent words. I don’t have anything brilliant to say about any of it; and I also know that many of you are having big feelings about victims and political leanings and all kinds of things. So let’s not take up too much brain bandwidth with …

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Saintdom is not your life’s journey

Blythe Landry Guidance

I was having a great conversation this morning with my personal business coach, James Budd, when he made me laugh out loud at something he said.  I was talking with him about my own struggles with trying to always be the “good guy,” or do the “right thing” and how it really hasn’t done much to enhance my life except …