Just a gentle mid-week reminder!
I say this every year. The holidays went to quickly! I can’t believe it’s New Years already! And yet, like Groundhog’s Day, here I am. Saying the same thing. I can’t believe it’s New Years already! With New Years, there is the age old New Years Resolution. Many times, we go for things that we […]
Ask any of my clients, and they will tell you that we talk a lot about self care. They may even mention that I often use the allegory of the Jar of Candy, which goes a little something like this… Imagine your self and your energy as a jar of your favorite candy. Every […]
Well, it’s official. The holidays are upon us. There’s always so much to do – parties to plan, meals to prepare, decorations to hang, gifts to buy. And, of course – spending time with family. That last one can be a bit of a double edged sword. On one hand – a blessing, because the […]
A little pre-Thanksgiving therapist humor. Happy Friday, everyone!
I LOVE Brene Brown. I have read so many of her books, and they all resonate with me in different ways. I feel her super power is the ability to perfectly put words to difficult to explain emotions and states of mind. Well, she has done it again with this short clip about perfectionism. […]
We’ve all heard of the ol’ proverbial glass half empty vs half full. This phrase is referencing perspective, or the ability to see the silver lining in the storm clouds. Perspective helps to remind us what is important, and what is not. It allows us to not sweat the small stuff and realize that (mostly) […]
My daughter is 3, almost 4, so my husband and I have been deep in tantrum territory for quite some time. And, I will admit – I have really struggled with how to handle her tantrums. My daughter is a very…willful, spirited child. I have gotten my fair share of meltdowns in stores when I […]
I am a huge advocate for a holistic, natural approach as a first line of defense against…well pretty much everything. Back pain? Try a chiropractor. Stomach ache? Reach for probiotics before Pepto. Catch a cold or got allergies? Fill up the Neti-Pot and slug back some local honey. My mom is a nurse, so I […]
An Open Letter to My First Baby Dear Lovey, This letter has been a very long time in the making – 38 weeks, to be exact. But, to be honest, I really wasn’t sure how I was going to be able to verbalize, let alone write down, the feelings I have towards you. I have […]