Mindful Monday – August 28, 2017

“Confidence, like art, never comes from having all the answers; it comes from being open to all the questions.” – Earl Grey Stevens Anxiety often presents itself as questions that don’t have answers. Should I have done that? What would have happened if I had made a different choice? Should I move or stay put? What’sContinue reading “Mindful Monday – August 28, 2017”

Therapy is risky.

Therapy is full of life-changing, joyous moments. It’s also full of hard, uncomfortable moments. I know this firsthand. It wasn’t until I became a therapy client myself that I understood why it is so hard to trust your therapist. Therapy is risky. It makes you vulnerable. From the moment you call a therapist, you areContinue reading “Therapy is risky.”

Naming your Stress

For many people, Sundays have a religious significance. Some people see Sundays as a day to re-connect with family. I have always seen Sunday as the day to “get things done” before the week starts. Sunday morning I usually start slow, and then jam-pack the afternoon with trips to Costco, Home Goods, the pharmacy… sounds productive right?Continue reading “Naming your Stress”

Can’t sleep? Thinking differently could help.

When you get enough sleep, you are your best self. When you don’t… well, you may see it impact your life after a while. Your school or work performance may suffer due to drowsiness or difficulty concentrating. You may find yourself getting snippy more often with family and friends. You might feel more stressed out. AnyContinue reading “Can’t sleep? Thinking differently could help.”