Mindful Monday – October 30, 2017

“Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless in facing them.” – Rabindranath Tagore I have been thinking a lot about avoidance. Our culture provides so many different options for avoidance of our thoughts, emotions, and selves. My favorite of these options is playing games on my phone. Some amountContinue reading “Mindful Monday – October 30, 2017”

Mindful Monday – October 9, 2017

“Truth cannot only comfort you. At times, it has to cut through to the bone, to the very marrow even, if this is what it takes to set you free.” – Mooji In other words, the truth hurts. Part of what makes therapy so difficult is looking at ourselves with a critical eye. It isContinue reading “Mindful Monday – October 9, 2017”

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.”