FIND YOUR SILVER LINING

FIND YOUR SILVER LINING

FIND YOUR SILVER LINING Throughout my years of working with clients and observing human behavior patterns, I’ve come to understand that the origins of distress are typically aligned with the expectations that we place on ourselves, others, and the world. During the...
WE ARE NOT OUR THOUGHTS…

WE ARE NOT OUR THOUGHTS…

WE ARE NOT OUR THOUGHTS… As a therapist, one of my goals while working with a client is to aid in the development of coping skills. This may include journaling, deep breathing exercises, grounding techniques, physical activity, and/or the fostering of...
WHEN SELF-CARE ISN’T EASY

WHEN SELF-CARE ISN’T EASY

WHEN SELF-CARE ISN’T EASY There seems to be a great misconception about self-care. Many associates the concept of self-care with bubble baths, chocolate, alcohol—indulgence. However, self-care truly involves doing the things you don’t necessarily want to do,...
SURRENDER

SURRENDER

SURRENDER It is convenient when things go according to our plan. It becomes easy to maintain a positive outlook, and we typically don’t worry about trying to exert control over a situation or person when things are going well. However, life does not always...
ONE STEP FORWARD, TWO STEPS BACK

ONE STEP FORWARD, TWO STEPS BACK

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back Last week, I was on cloud nine after completing my run. I felt empowered, confident, and motivated. Nothing could get in my way- at least, so I thought. Within a couple of hours after exercising, a massive migraine brought me back down...