Life Coach

This Mindset Shift Could Help You Feel More Peace

Published on: October 7, 2020

We all have different internal struggles that cause us stress and anxiety, making it difficult to find peace. Maybe it is worrying about self-image—our weight, the clothes we wear, our hair color, etc. Maybe it is concern over what others are thinking—did I say the wrong thing? Did I make that person mad? Or, maybe it is a burning desire for something “bigger” in life—career success, family, home, etc.  Don’t get me wrong, wanting things in life is a good source of motivation to make positive changes. But, when we are constantly wishing for something different, it is hard to… Continue Reading This Article

What Do You Do When You Realize You’ve Stopped Caring?

woman sitting down and facing away from camera looking out at ocean from top of hill. The sunlight silhouettes her, and her long hair is blowing in the wind. She has almost stopped caring entirely, but Move Forward Counseling can help you get through hard times. We offer depression therapy, anxiety therapy, ptsd counseling in lancaster, and more! Contact us today for support!

Published on: February 5, 2020

The other day I came across a social media post, it said — what do you do when you realize you’ve stopped caring? It got me thinking. This is the time of the year, the cold, dreary, winter months when we tend to lose touch with ourselves. We stop caring. We might feel stuck, bored, and unmotivated to do anything to make a change. Some of us might get pulled into a vice of our choice — comfort food, alcohol, trashy TV, etc. These moments in life are normal. We all have times when we are “in a rut,” moments when… Continue Reading This Article

How Practicing Gratitude Can Help You Be Happier

Image of light pink notebook with pen and foliage behind it. The text on the notebook reads "today I am grateful". Move Forward Counseling can help you practice gratitude with mindfulness for anxiety, therapy for teens in Pennsylvania, depression treatment, and more! Contact us today for support!

Published on: November 20, 2019

We know of Thanksgiving as the holiday of shoveling mounds of turkey, stuffing, and pie into our mouths but it is also about being thankful. Gratitude is a practice that can do wonders for your mood, your outlook on life and your overall happiness when embraced year-round. There is always something in your life to be thankful for, you just have to identify it.  Shifting Your Focus To Joy So much of the time we focus on the bad things going on. We fall into the realm of feeling like a victim even if the bad only took up a small… Continue Reading This Article

An Interview with Caroline Rickson, Creative Life Coach at Move Forward Counseling

Published on: October 25, 2018

  Meet Caroline Rickson, our first Creative Life Coach. We are pleased to offer this new service to our clients. What inspired you to pursue a career as a Creative Life Coach? When I was in high school and college I had a poster in my bedroom. It read “Climb High, Climb Far. Your Goal, the Sky. Your Aim, the Star.” This poster reflected, and still reflects, my goal to go after my dreams and live a life that provides me purpose and meaning, creativity, stability, growth, and connection. My road has had many winding turns. At times I thought… Continue Reading This Article