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About Jim R. Jacobs

Jim R. Jacobs, MSW, LCSW, is an author, professional speaker, counselor, life coach, and entrepreneur. He has worked for the past 20 years assisting individuals, married couples, families, and groups to overcome life challenges, find greater happiness, and realize their dreams.

Share Yourself With Others

My Uncle Vance died from Covid 19 or the so-called Corona Virus.  So much of what happened to him and his family as he suffered was unfair and sad.  Because of restrictions and more, they were not really allowed to be with him in those final moments.  What a sad thing!  They were able to [...]

Share Yourself With Others2021-01-16T21:36:06-06:00

Being Bionic is Not As Fun as I Thought it Would Be

I grew up watching Steve Austin in the 1970's TV Series, "The Six Million Dollar Man," and also the spin off with Jaime Sommers titled "The Bionic Woman." I was fascinated with the use of technology to not only help someone to recover after terribly catastrophic events, but also with the heroic deeds of my [...]

Being Bionic is Not As Fun as I Thought it Would Be2021-01-16T21:34:42-06:00

Too Many Negative People in Your Life: How About This New Year’s Resolution

We are just into the new year of 2021. This is always an exciting time and New Year's Resolutions are the buzz of internet. You cannot get on any social media without someone talking about the best of the best resolutions, the optimal goals to set, and all kinds of information about what so-called successful [...]

Too Many Negative People in Your Life: How About This New Year’s Resolution2021-01-16T21:30:09-06:00

Car Conversations: Are You Struggling to Achieve Your Goals and Dreams?

How About Rethinking “Fake it Until You Make It.” “Fake it until you make it!” is doled out as the answer to many a problem we face.  Often it is accompanied by no other directions or instructions.  Just “fake it until you make it!”  That is all we apparently need to know. [...]

Car Conversations: Are You Struggling to Achieve Your Goals and Dreams?2021-06-03T15:55:25-06:00

Are You Struggling With Your Life and Managing it All?

How Well Do You Adapt? Recently, many of us all throughout the United States have had to drive in all kinds of weather.  We have had large snow storms in many places and heavy rain in others.  Weather affects our commute just about anywhere we live. If it was not weather affecting [...]

Are You Struggling With Your Life and Managing it All?2021-06-03T15:55:31-06:00

THE SECRET

How was I BRAVE today? OVERCOMING SHAME. As a therapist, I chose a unique professional path: studying the physics of vulnerability and the impact of shame. This professional training, along with my own personal challenges, has given me the capability to help people overcome serious emotional, behavioral, relationship, and other challenges. [...]

THE SECRET2021-06-06T01:16:15-06:00