Make New Year’s Resolutions that Stick

Not everyone feels excited about the New Year. Many people feel pressured to make changes at a time of year that’s already stressful. So let me preface this post by stating clearly: no one needs to make New Year’s Resolutions. For one thing, any of us can set goals and work towards them at anyContinue reading “Make New Year’s Resolutions that Stick”

How we talk ourselves out of saying no

…even when we really need to! When you’re really used to saying yes to everything, it can be hard to say no… even one time! Has this ever happened to you? You’ve been considering a request. You’ve been back and forth, back and forth in your mind. Maybe you want to say no, but theContinue reading “How we talk ourselves out of saying no”

Vulnerability on Social Media

Vulnerability on social media is having A Moment. More than ever before, people are posting photos of their real, untouched bodies on Instagram – fat rolls, stretch marks, and all. People are posting photos of themselves without makeup, or crying. They’re sharing their stories of recovery from trauma, eating disorders, post-traumatic stress disorders, and more.Continue reading “Vulnerability on Social Media”

Why you Haven’t Started Therapy yet

…and why you should start like, yesterday. You’ve been thinking about seeing a therapist for a while. You’ve perused a few online profiles. Maybe you’ve even talked to a friend about their counselor. You know that you should see a therapist. …buuuuut, you haven’t contacted anyone yet. You consider it, then look at Twitter orContinue reading “Why you Haven’t Started Therapy yet”