I believe the sense of personal deficiency is an epidemic. Being overly self critical is a common thing my clients bring up which they would like to change. Feeling continually harassed by your own inner judge who is merciless, nit-picking, demanding, and always on the job is exhausting, and quickly beats you down. Folks often […]
I hope everyone is staying safe and dry on this dreary, Nor’Easter Wednesday. I came across this picture on the Yoga Inspiration Instagram page, and I felt it was too good not to share. What are you struggling to let go, even though you know it’s not good for you?
You’ve probably heard that a more mindful approach to life helps you with everything from relationship troubles to work stress. But what does being mindful really mean? Mindfulness does not need to be complicated. There are many definitions floating around, but from my perspective, being mindful is simply the ability to carefully observe […]
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) […]