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  I have to be honest…in my humble opinion, self care gifts are the best gifts of all.  There, I said it.  And since every major retailer and website, blogger, etc. known to man is sharing their gift guides with you this week (if they haven’t already!), I will too. Truth be told, it’s a […]

November 22, 2020

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Self Care Gifts For Your Fave Ladies

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  When I first began to study mindfulness, one of my immediate thoughts was: this is great, but how does mindfulness work for moms? Being a mama, after all, is my most important job, and one that I just knew mindfulness would help me with, but I wasn’t sure how.  A brief Google search helped […]

November 17, 2020

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A Call to Mindfulness For Moms

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  Let me guess:  life is feeling a little crazy for you right now, and maybe you’re wishing you knew some ways to avoid burnout (if you feel you could be heading in that direction). You too?  Whew, that means I’m not alone (and also, it means you’re not either). This whole 2020/pandemic on the […]

November 5, 2020

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Ways to Avoid Burnout When Life Gets Crazy

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  So many of my clients (and friends!) remain undecided about whether or not they should take anxiety medication, and I totally get it.  It’s a big decision.  I remember feeling a little unsure about starting medication for my PMDD way back when. It’s totally normal to hesitate when you’re thinking about putting psychotropic drugs […]

October 20, 2020

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What To Know Before You Start Anxiety Medication

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  Can I be super duper honest with you today? This is a little awkward to talk about…but here goes nothing… Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions from therapists and coaches about how to start a private practice, or how to grow one once you have one.  Many others have been asking “how […]

September 21, 2020

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How to grow a private practice

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  By far one of the questions I get most as a therapist is: how do I find time for self-care?  Trust me, I’ve been there – way back before I started this here blog, I was in the same boat…scrambling to find time for me in a day, just so I wouldn’t be constantly […]

September 19, 2020

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How To Find Time For Self Care

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  While I typically steer away from talking about the science-y aspect of self-care and stress relief, I have recently found myself talking about ways to activate the parasympathetic nervous system with people in both my personal and professional life.  I’m teaching clients and friends (and myself!) that it’s important to not only prioritize self-care, […]

August 27, 2020

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20 Ways to Activate your Parasympathetic Nervous System

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What is restorative yoga? Restorative yoga is a type of yoga I’m just learning about, even though it’s nothing new to most seasoned yogis, of which, I would definitely NOT consider myself one. However, I do love yoga.  And whenever I practice it, I’m always so glad I did! The goal of restorative yoga is […]

August 20, 2020

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What is Restorative Yoga?

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  The question I’ve been getting more and more the past few days as I’ve been going live on Instagram and Facebook is: “How do I deal with pandemic anxiety?” Sure, there are lots of other, more specific questions wrapped up in that one, such as: “What if schools don’t open up in the fall?” […]

July 11, 2020

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How to Deal with Pandemic Anxiety

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  As I shared just the other night in my free class, “How to Stop Yelling at the People You Love,” (p.s. you can catch the entire replay HERE), mind-mapping is one of the go-to tools I suggest to clients to deal with stress and anxiety. Why? Because mind-mapping is essentially a mini-therapy session – […]

July 8, 2020

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Mind Mapping for Stress and Anxiety Relief

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