When Self-Care Doesn’t Work

Self-care is a struggle for all of us at times. Here are some common problems that people come across when trying to implement self-care practices, and my suggestions for how to course-correct. I don’t have time for self-care. Self-care is a lot of things, and it doesn’t have to be time-consuming. We all have 24Continue reading “When Self-Care Doesn’t Work”

3 Misconceptions about Psychotherapy

Over the winter holidays, I was talking to some of my extended family members about what I do (I’m a clinical social worker / therapist). The conversation reminded me of all the misconceptions about psychotherapy out there. Most people’s first or only exposure to therapy is on T.V. And on T.V., therapists are typically portrayedContinue reading “3 Misconceptions about Psychotherapy”

How to Face your Fears

You may have heard that the only way to overcome your fears is to face them. That is true! … and, it’s much easier said than done. Fear can be paralyzing. The immediate reaction to fear is often to freeze or avoid. It takes a lot of courage and commitment to go towards your fearContinue reading “How to Face your Fears”

Using Technology to take your Yoga Practice to the Next Level

Dear Readers, I am so excited to post an exclusive guest blog this week from wellness expert Shelia Johnson! Her bio is at the end of this post. In this blog post, Shelia explains technology can help you create or bolster an in-home yoga practice. I love her ideas, and can’t wait for you toContinue reading “Using Technology to take your Yoga Practice to the Next Level”