Deborah Olson - BrainSpeak®
Spread the Word!

All posts by Deborah Olson

How to Find Hope in the Midst of Loss

Finding Hope

by Deborah OlsonThe past months have left many of us reeling from natural disasters and the following aftermath. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, as well as the numerous west coast fires, have left behind more than flooded or burned homes and cars and mountains of debris. It has also left its mark on our hearts […]

Continue Reading...

6 Ways to Step into Spring (and Put a Spring in Your Step!)

step into spring

By Deborah Olson, M.A. LPC We all look forward to the first signs of spring. Whether it is the melting of snow revealing the first signs of green grass or the rainbow of colors dotting the hillside, we are brimming with anticipation and eagerness. Spring brings the promise of renewal, hope, and a return to […]

Continue Reading...

Humans: Perfectly Imperfect

By Deborah Olson, M.A. LPC I recently took a bucket list trip to Sanibel Island, Florida. For many years I have read about this unique barrier island famous for its outstanding shelling. Since combing the shores for shells is one of my passions, I felt these beaches were calling my name. My quest for ocean […]

Continue Reading...

Be Prepared: Crisis ABC’s

By Deborah Olson, M.A. LPC We would all agree that part of the human experience is dealing with the unknowns that are lurking around the corner. Unfortunately, we cannot always predict these circumstances nor prepare for their arrival. Dealing with crisis can be stressful, exhausting, anxiety provoking and overwhelming. They are capable of completely tapping […]

Continue Reading...

Nourish to Flourish: 7 Tips For Flourishing

By Deborah Olson, M.A. LPC Yes, eating a healthy diet packed with nutrients and vitamins is important for maintaining a healthy body. Yet, many of us neglect the vital ingredients needed to sustain our mental health. Simply put, we must nourish to flourish. In other words, feed your soul as well as your body. These […]

Continue Reading...