My Sleep Obsession

I am obsessed with sleep. I love to check my Fitbit sleep stats in the morning to see how much REM versus deep and light sleep occurred...

The Importance of Joy

This past weekend I was walking down the street. All of a sudden I heard beautiful singing. I was lured in by the beauty of the song. I...

Happy Groundhog’s Day!!

I think it is so important to acknowledge that this lesser holiday has actually been going on for a year now. It just finally got its...

Radical Acceptance

The 2020 year has provided many unwanted experiences and changes that affected our lives due to the pandemic. Remote schooling for my...

'Tis the Season of Joy?

It’s the holiday season again. This year will definitely look different from any other year due to COVID. It’s supposed to be the most...

Gratitude

This is the month of gathering together with loved ones and eating a festive Turkey dinner. For many of us, it also provides a moment to...

Signs That it’s Time to Seek Therapy

Our mental health is just as important as our physical health, but we struggle to make it a priority. We need good mental health because...

Burnout

Have you been overextending yourself? Are you feeling overwhelmed? Maybe you are experiencing burnout. This is a term that we all hear...

Grieving ALL Our Losses

As I listen to people talk about what is occurring in their lives, I realize that many of them are grieving, but not in the traditional...

Are We in Control?

Control is an interesting topic. I don’t think it’s been at the forefront of our thoughts until recently with the pandemic, which has...

Everything is the worst, what can I do?

The world feels like it is in chaos and out of control these days with a pandemic and riots due to racial inequalities that still...

Happy Influential Women's Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!! I do realize as a therapist that this day can be full of joy or another reminder of what you don’t have. One of the...

The New Normal

I am so tired and exhausted. Aren’t you too? Who knew this pandemic would be so emotionally tiring. It feels like we have been sheltering...

Use your Wise Mind

As we all know COVID -19 (coronavirus) is here. This is causing many feelings in people, mostly panic and fear. This has been evident...

Show Love for Yourself this Valentine's Day

It's Valentine’s Day!! Everywhere you look there are reminders that it is time to buy chocolates and flowers to show your loved ones how...

Happy New Year!!

Welcome to 2020 and a new decade. On New Year’s the clock struck midnight and then all of the news feeds and information about New Year’s...

Why Is Asking for Help So Hard?

‘Tis the holiday season full of shopping, baking, holiday parties on top of our usual demands. This all equals being overwhelmed, which...

Be a Therapy Warrior

Summertime for me means being able to spend quality time with my sons. Most of which is me driving them around from beach to beach. The...

Put Your Mask on First!!

The last 2 months I have been lucky enough to have travelled to warm, sunny weather places that have fed my soul. These trips have...

It's not all about you

I wonder sometimes...is everything about me? I had an interesting conversation with a fellow colleague who had just graduated from social...

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