Navigating a Quarter-Life Crisis

Many people in their mid- to late-twenties go through a quarter-life crisis. The expectations of folks in this age group are high: get married, have babies, and advance in their careers, all while brunching and partying with friends every weekend. Managing all of that simultaneously is incredibly difficult, and often, not as desirable as socialContinue reading “Navigating a Quarter-Life Crisis”

Truthiness

“The truth will set you free.” – John 8:32 A couple weeks ago, I pointed out to a therapy client that some of the things they were telling me weren’t adding up. I just… didn’t believe them. Their response? “Why would I come to therapy to lie?” Reasons Why People Lie To spare others’ feelingsContinue reading “Truthiness”

No. More. Quick. Fixes.

Mindful Monday – June 11, 2018 “You cannot see a tree as it grows. Only with time can you see its progress.” – Nicole Addison “Lose belly fat fast with this weird old trick!” “Make 2018 your healthiest year yet!” “Get rid of stress, now!” It is human nature to want a quick fix. That’sContinue reading “No. More. Quick. Fixes.”

The Whys and Hows of Self-Awareness

Mindful Monday – April 23, 2018 “The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.” ― Pema Chödrön We have a blind spot when it comes to ourselves. In orderContinue reading “The Whys and Hows of Self-Awareness”