What to Do When You Can’t Stop Worrying

In one of my previous blog posts I discussed the differences between healthy and unhealthy worrying. However, one comment that I receive a lot from clients is, “I feel like I can’t stop worrying! How do I stop it?” So even though…

Recovering From Infidelity: Do’s and Don’ts

You just found out your partner has been having an affair.  You feel hurt, betrayed, angry and several other emotions that you can’t necessarily process at the moment.  You don’t want to end the relationship, but you’re not sure where to begin…

Why Meditation?

Meditation is all over the news and social media right now.  Self-care is the hot new trend, and meditation is the epitome of the self-care movement.  But why? Why meditation? What exactly does it mean to meditate and what exactly does it…

Motivation and Why It’s Overrated

In this article I’d like to present an unconventional view of motivation… and even make an argument for why the apparent need for it is over-rated. Many people have the underlying belief that in order to engage in difficult tasks they need…

Are You Doing Mindfulness Wrong?

Mindfulness is everywhere these days, yet it seems that mindfulness is hardly anywhere based on how people may be practicing it. Here are 5 questions to ask yourself to make sure you aren’t sabotaging your mindfulness practice and are getting the most…

Just One Breath

People are increasingly interested in incorporating meditation into their lives for reasons like spiritual connection, deeper focus, or to simply just feel better. And with apps like Headspace and Calm, it has never been easier to learn how to meditate. However even…

Sadness

We’ve all woken up and felt sad before.  Something happened the night before that we’re just not over yet.  It’s the anniversary of a tough event, death of a loved one, etc. We can all expect to feel this way from time…

Can I have your last avocado? Avocadon’t you dare!

I think that everyone can relate on some level to the experience of procrastination. I can remember that in college, I would have a big project or exam and I would be doing anything I could possibly come up with that needed…

Setting Loving Limits-Parenting with a Purpose

I would argue that parenting is probably the most difficult job out there.  There isn’t a rule book that has answers to all the specific problems you will face within your specific household with your specific children.  It can be hard at…

Healthy vs. Unhealthy Worry

One question that I commonly hear in-session is, “At what point does worrying and stress become unhealthy?” It’s an interesting question, because it implies that there is a certain level of worry and stress that IS healthy. I think this implication is…

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