The Boomerang, By Belina Nassi Fruitman, LCSW, CAClll

  Last night as I sat uncomfortably and unexpectedly on my hospital cot with my teen son in the patient bed by my side, I thought “ahh, the childhood toy the boomerang.” The boomerang is a thrown tool originally made in Australia for hunting, typically constructed as...

FEAR By Belina Nassi Fruitman, LCSW, CAClll

Preface: My hope is that you will ponder and seriously ask yourself these questions below, it may give you hope. In honor of the new year, let’s face our fear(s).  Many of us do not pursue our dreams nor passions due to fear.  What better time than now to face fear...

Life Coach – By Belina Fruitman, LCSW, CAClll

Mark Twain said “The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why.” He understood existential social work or the critical role meaning plays in our lives. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker I am often in the role of a...

What? Not Why? By Belina Fruitman, LCSW, CAClll

When we ask ourselves repeatedly “why”, we often get an answer that is not helpful or beneficial. Yet end up cycling back to asking again, “but why?” Typically when we ask ourselves “why” it is a perpetual question that leaves us in the past. Being stuck in the past...

Okay, You’re Grateful, Now What?

Okay, You’re Grateful, Now What? In Honor of Thanksgiving By now you know all the benefits of gratitude. You hear about it in the media probably daily. Countless experts have demonstrated that it leads to greater happiness, longevity, feelings of being present and...