Should I see a grief counselor?

Many people struggle with deciding whether or not to see a grief counselor. Crying, wanting to isolate and stay in bed, feeling depressed, and feelings of guilt and remorse are all common reactions when someone is grieving a loss. There is a lot of overlap of these reactions with symptoms of depression. It’s common andContinue reading “Should I see a grief counselor?”

Self-Compassion Heals Depression

Depression infiltrates your thoughts like a virus of the mind. You might realize on one level that your depressed thoughts are illogical or extreme… but they feel so true. My life is going nowhere. I’m a failure. What’s the point in anything? Depression also takes over your emotions. You may feel overwhelmed, sad, stuck, regretful,Continue reading “Self-Compassion Heals Depression”

40 FREE Self Care Activities

Self-care is the latest buzzword that refers to giving yourself space and time to re-charge your batteries. In a world that is overwhelmed, overworked, and underpaid, self-care is necessary; more so than ever before! So here are 40 ways that you can care for yourself, right now, at absolutely no cost: Take a deep, cleansingContinue reading “40 FREE Self Care Activities”

Does Positive Thinking Really Work?

“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world.” – Buddha These days, positivity is EVERYWHERE. On social media, coffee mugs, wall hangings, bathroom mats… “Love yourself” “You’re beautiful” “Live, laugh, love.” There are dozens of bloggers and therapists and life coaches who toutContinue reading “Does Positive Thinking Really Work?”