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 […]

The Power of Social Connection on Your Physical and Mental Health

Social Connection to live a healthier life.

Did you know that social connection is crucial for our physical and mental health? Research has shown that individuals with strong social connections have a lower risk of developing chronic diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes, and are more likely to recover from illnesses more quickly. In addition, social connection can also promote healthy […]

5 Ways Retreats Alleviate Burnout

Alleviate Burnout with a retreat

You may be suffering from burnout if you are feeling like you are running on empty – physically and emotionally depleted.  Are you pushing yourself to just keep going when you really want to simply stop and relax? More and more people are finding themselves in a place of exhaustion and burnout due to factors […]

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 […]

3 Great Methods for Cultivating Gratitude in Children

Cultivating Gratitude in Children

Much has been said and written about cultivating gratitude and its benefits for individuals and groups of people.  Gratitude makes us more resilient, helps us sleep better, helps strengthen relationships, and helps us cope with adversity, just to name a few (see this article for more on just some of the mountain of research out […]

Feel Like an Imposter in Your Professional Life? 3 out of 4 People Feel This Way

Feel like an imposter in your professional life

Do you ever feel like an imposter in your professional life? Believe me, you aren’t alone. 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 […]