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Yes, ’tis the season to be jolly (fa la la la la…la la la la!), but ’tis also the season for seasonal depression.  WHOMP. Not trying to be a Debbie Downer (whomp whomp), just trying to deal it to you straight.  That’s what Besties do, right? To be honest, you don’t have to have a […]

December 6, 2019

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How to Cope with Seasonal Depression

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  The holiday season is a busy time of year for most of us (then again, when are we ladies ever NOT busy??), and one thing I hear from my clients a lot this time of year (and throughout the year) is: “I can’t seem to turn my mind off at night” and “I keep […]

December 1, 2019

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7 Suggestions for a Soothing Nighttime Routine

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  ‘Tis the season for everyone to share exactly what you buy for all the people on your list, so today I’m sharing all the best self-care inspired gifts for EVERYONE on your list – I’m talkin’ from  your Dad to your Mother-in-law, to your dog (or cat!).  From the tiniest tots to your great-grandmama, […]

November 26, 2019

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2019 Self-Care Gift Guide (Bonus: You can PRIME them all!)

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  Do you remember that song “Don’t Take it Personal (Just One of Dem Days)” by Monica?  I’m not going to sing it for you, don’t worry.  But if you need a memory jog, here you go. Essentially, Monica is singing about having a bad day, and telling her boo not to take it personally, […]

October 25, 2019

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The Best Way to Get Out of a Crappy Mood

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Perhaps you have, at some point in your life, struggled with negative thoughts of some kind. Oh, just me? I didn’t think so. 🙂 Negative thought patterns have a way of sticking with us once they sneak their way into our subconscious, which can lead to feelings to sadness, self-loathing, and unresolved anger if we’re […]

October 24, 2019

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A 3 Minute Breathing Exercise to Halt Negative Thoughts

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I was in New York City this past weekend when I first saw it…a huge store window with Christmas decor in it.  On October 20. But let’s be honest, Costco has had their Christmas stuff up since October 1.  It’s always a little daunting to see holiday decor so early in the season, but it […]

October 22, 2019

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How to Deal with Difficult Relatives

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Setting boundaries is difficult for almost every single person I know, both personally and professionally.  There are a million reasons I hear when it comes to women not wanting to set boundaries, but the main one? “I don’t want to be mean.” Oh, my friend, I hear you!  I don’t want you to be mean […]

October 10, 2019

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FREE Class: How to Set Boundaries + Take Back Your Power

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Come on, admit it…you waste time.  Oh don’t worry, you’re in good company.  I waste time, too.  I think we are probably all guilty of being super busy, super stressed, and feeling like we {ahem} don’t have time for self-care, when the fact of the matter is, we just aren’t using our time wisely.  Or […]

September 5, 2019

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Why You Waste Time (And How To Stop)

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If you have been following along with me on my Instagram and Facebook stories, you know I just got back from an amazing vacation in Bermuda with my husband and our two oldest sons (in case you missed it, you can still see the highlight reel under the IG highlight “Bermuda”). I can’t begin to […]

August 23, 2019

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Real Talk About Vacations With Kids

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As a therapist and lover of all things self-care, I’m always on the lookout for resources that can help me help others…and of course, help myself! Today I want to share several online self-care and mental health resources that I have found particularly helpful lately with the hope that you will find one or some […]

July 23, 2019

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Online Self-Care Resources You Need To Know About NOW

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