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Not long ago, I posted a video to my IGTV and Facebook page entitled, “What it means to hold space for others.” It’s a topic I have been investigating in my own life of late, and I know it’s one that many of you have asked me for more info on. In fact, the entire […]

July 1, 2019

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How Your Fear Fuels Your Judgment (and what to do about it)

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Just a few days ago, I realized that it had been a full MONTH (and now a few days more) since I last published a blog post! What the what?!! And although I have recorded podcast episodes, Instagram Lives and Facebook videos during the last month, it has bothered me a little not to have […]

June 26, 2019

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Life updates and what the last month has taught me

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  Worrying is so uncomfortable, right?  I mean I honestly believe that anxiety has got to be one of the most uncomfortable feelings known to man.  And yes, I’m partially talking about the physical sensations that anxiety can produce in us, but I’m also talking about the stream of thoughts that seem to bombard us […]

May 22, 2019

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What To Do With Worry

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  Hi my Besties! I just wanted you to know about something SUPER exciting:  I’m hosting a FREE 60 minute anxiety relief class on Monday, May 20 at 8:00 pm (eastern) and you won’t want to miss it! In this class, I’ll not only be sharing TONS of the same tips, tricks, and interventions I […]

May 7, 2019

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FREE Anxiety Relief Class

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  Last month, I decided to try something as somewhat of a self-care experiment – you know…in the name of research. I decided to look at my calendar for the next month and select 3 days on which I would make absolutely no plans.  None.  Zilch.  Nada.  You get the idea. And just in case […]

April 28, 2019

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Why I’m Taking 3 Days Off Each Month

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  One of the main reasons I started my blog was to encourage women, because in talking to so many of you in both professional and personal settings, it became crystal clear that so many of us struggle with the same darn issues.  We struggle with boundaries in relationships, anxiety, grieving, stress, and negative self-talk.  […]

April 18, 2019

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After 11 Years as a Therapist, I Finally Went To Therapy

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  Ahh, parenting more than one child.  It is the best of times, it is the…most stressful of all the times. Ever. I admit that before my oldest boy was born, I was determined that if there was one thing I was going to get right – no, perfect – it was parenting.  After all, […]

April 10, 2019

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How To Parent 2 Totally Different Kids

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  Some of my favorite questions I get from readers are from fellow social workers or soon-to-be therapists.  So when a reader recently requested a post on the best advice for people who are in school to become a therapist, I was super pumped.  I graduated with my Masters in Social Work in 2008, so […]

March 12, 2019

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Top 5 Tips For Future Therapists

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It’s of the utmost importance to me to write about what you want to know about.  So when a dear reader (and member of My Self Care Bestie) reached out to me regarding feelings of sadness she sometimes still experiences over a good friendship that ended a while ago, my heart went out to her.  […]

March 4, 2019

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Dealing With Sadness When a Friendship Ends

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When I recently asked you in my Instagram stories what you would most like me to blog about, one dear reader replied: self-care advice for full-time caregivers. My heart went out to her immediately because I know her story – she is caring for her husband who is awaiting a kidney transplant – just like […]

February 25, 2019

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Self-Care Advice For Full-Time Caregivers

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