Adult Child of a Dysfunctional Family? 5 Powerful Ways to Thrive

Adult child of a dysfunctional family

Growing up in a dysfunctional family can have a profound impact on your life as an adult. The scars of your past can haunt you, affecting your relationships, self-esteem, and overall well-being. However, it’s important to remember that you have the power to rise above your upbringing and thrive. In this blog post, we’ll explore […]

The Hard Truth About Adulting: Navigating Life’s Complex Choices

Adulting can be hard

Adulting is hard! Remember those carefree days of childhood, when our biggest concerns were whether we’d finish our homework in time to catch our favorite TV show or what flavor of ice cream to choose at the park? It’s a nostalgic thought, one that often makes us smile as we reflect on the innocence and […]

4 Ways to Ease Anxiety By Using Your Body’s Superpower

Easing Your Anxiety

If you get a stomach ache, headache, or your heart races when you’re upset, stressed, or you experience anxiety, there is a cure! You can harness the power of your own body to feel better.  The longest nerve in your body is called the vagus nerve. Vagus means “wanderer” in Latin, which is fitting because […]

Top 10 Self-Care Tips

top 10 self-care tips

If you are feeling drained but not sure what to do with yourself, then read on for our top 10 self-care tips. When we continue to put these tips into our everyday lives then our mental health will continue to improve and self-care for our minds will become routine. We hear the term “self-care” used […]

4 Ways to Stop Social Media Stress

4 ways to stop social media stress

If you are constantly stressing out about what you read online, then we have 4 ways to stop social media stress that might help you. Now more than ever, we must be aware of the information and messages we allow to enter and fill our minds. There is information everywhere we turn. Whether you are […]

Men’s Therapy

Men's Therapy

Men’s therapy usually has an old-fashioned stigma surrounding it, men usually believe that they need to always have it together and just “be strong” when it comes to their mental health and won’t seek help from a therapist. Maybe you have always thought of yourself as a strong problem solver, but you find yourself feeling […]

Healing From Shame

Healing from shame

Healing from shame is something I never thought I could overcome, there was a time when I experienced such intense shame surrounding my personal life that it seemed impossible. To have a healthy mind we have to clear out these feelings of shame or guilt that we allow to burden us. Finding the time and […]

5 Questions to Cope with Suffering

Cope with suffering

I’ve learned that there are 5 Questions to Cope with Suffering that we should be asking ourselves to help bring back some clarity and peace to our mental health. No one is immune from pain. We have all had experiences when we were hurt. Maybe you experienced pain as a child when you felt rejected, […]

3 Ways to Shift Perspective

3 Ways to Shift Perspective

It’s all about perspective, (or so they say) we have 3 ways to shift perspective to optimism. The best way to describe perspective would be from the story about the tree that grew sideways. A tree was situated in the middle of a huge park when a man came along and noticed it. He immediately […]

Finding Joy Through Pain

Emotional regulation

A great book about finding joy through pain would be The Book of Joy, in which Douglas Abrams wrote about a week he spent interviewing the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The book was packed full of wisdom so valuable that I would read a few pages, set it down, journal, process, and proceed. […]

Finding Resiliency Through Adversity

Finding Resiliency Through Adversity

Everyone experiences difficult times or a crisis at some point in their lives, but the best lesson is finding resiliency through adversity. When faced with difficult times, it can be hard to imagine that the experience will lead to you being stronger or wiser. However, you can grow from the challenges you face.  One of […]

Strategies for Stress

Cope with suffering

Feeling stressed? Not sure what to do about it? You’ve come to the right place we have some great strategies for stress.  Everyone experiences stress at times and stress isn’t always bad. If you are presented with a dangerous situation, stress sends signals to the body to get ready to face a threat by fighting, […]

Speak Positively to Yourself

Speak Positively to Yourself

You need to speak positively to yourself in order to have a positive mindset, we can help you establish a positive perspective. Who is the person you speak to more than anyone else in the world? It’s yourself! You spend all day every day with yourself. You may or may not speak the words you […]

5 Tips to Teach Self-Compassion

Emotional regulation

Self-compassion is one of the most important aspects of life that we should be teaching our kids, especially before they go off to school. We have 5 tips to help teach self-compassion to your child, they may be beneficial for you as well! It’s hot outside, the sun is high and the swimming pools are […]

Learn to Thrive Again Now!

Learn to Thrive Again Now!

After a divorce, life seems it will be impossible to thrive again; but I’m here to tell you that you can learn to thrive again! There was a time in my life when I thought what was would always be. I was married with a toddler and pregnant with my second child on the way. […]

7 Tips for Anxious Children

7 ways to support an anxious child

  Over the last few weeks, I’ve been finding myself especially disappointed with how hard it is to plan for anything in the middle of the Omicron wave of the pandemic.  Things feel unpredictable and uncertain, and it may feel hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel.  Children can feel the […]

Eliminate Imposter Syndrome Now!

Emotional regulation

How to Eliminate Imposter Syndrome Now! I had an interaction with another therapist recently. She contacted me to collaborate on the services that we each provide with a shared client. I know that collaboration is such a beautiful thing because you can learn and find new ideas for supporting clients. Yet, when she first reached […]

3 Questions to Support Your Good Wolf


The inner turmoil each and every one of us has within us can be described as two wolves, it all depends on which wolf we support or “feed”.  In our busy lives, we move through our days and often forget that we have a certain amount of control over how things go. So much is […]

5 Ways to Support An Anxious Child

5 ways to support an anxious child

The last few years has created many negative emotions for us and our children, we have 5 ways to support an anxious child to help out. You may be noticing worry in your thoughts, your emotions, and your body.  And your child may be feeling it, too.  No matter how we try to shield children […]