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November 12, 2018

As a therapist, I know that most of our hearts swell with anticipated joy and excitement when we feel the holiday season… and that our hearts also start pounding and our bodies swell with anxiety as we anticipate the demands and expectations that come along with it....

As a woman, greater mindfulness about your thoughts can equal greater awareness of your emotional triggers, which in turn can help you reshape those thoughts and transform your emotions. Staying mindful of what’s bothering you, and bringing greater awareness in the her...

November 13, 2017

For many women, negative thinking can be more than just a fleeting moment in time; it can be debilitating and frustrating. We can get stuck in our negative spirals and many times, it feels impossible to stop the downward dive. In the search to even things out emotional...

October 24, 2017

We mamas often think we have to do it all; at the cost of our emotional, physical, and mental wellness. Learn the top five tips for how to better manage the postpartum period, whether it be baby blues, depression, or anxiety. A well mama means a well baby.

August 21, 2017

Take the brief quiz to find out if you might have perfectionist tendencies. Recognizing this, and then putting it to good use, can make life a lot easier for you.

August 15, 2017

You've had it. You're about to lose your cool... for the fourth time this week. Sound familiar? You don't have to wonder where your marital bliss went. Since respect is the foundation of marital bliss, by fighting fairer we ensure that we try to respect our...

June 28, 2017

The grief of losing a loved one can be immense. Whether you've lost a friend or a family member, there is pain and emptiness where their smile, laugh, and touch used to be. Give your emotions, and yourself, the time and space you deserve in order to find healing. I...

In a world that can be problem-based, remember when you receive feedback to consider: 1) the source; 2) how often you've heard it and from how many. Doing so will help you minimize meaningless feedback and know when to incorporate important feedback into lasting ch...

When you're feeling stuck in a negative event, how do you actually pick up and move on? And not just the 'plaster a smile and attempt' type of moving on, but really, truly move on and forward, up and beyond? This post highlights and explains a few of the mo...

The psychological impact of ghosting is immediate and profound. All we can think is, "what did I do?" And "what could I have done differently?" Or even "what is wrong with me?" Our instinct is not to ask, "what is going on for that p...

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