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  Friends, how are you?  It’s been a while since I’ve written a post and let me tell you – as a now mama of FOUR busy babes, I have had my hands (and my heart) FULL! But I HAD to write you today to let you know that I’m teaching a FREE class tomorrow […]

July 5, 2020

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How to Stop Yelling at the People You Love

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  Nowadays, it seems like everyone (or at least a lot of people) are talking about boundaries.  I credit Brene Brown, but the truth of the matter is, the topic of boundaries is as old as the Garden of Eden. In my years as a therapist (and as a human!), I’ve found that the main […]

March 13, 2020

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How To Set Boundaries Without Feeling Like a Jerk

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This is definitely the time of year when most people start to wonder how to deal with difficult relatives.  But I’m getting ahead of myself. 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 […]

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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One of the most common frustrations my clients voice is: “[insert person’s name] just doesn’t get it. They don’t get me.” It can feel incredibly stressful and invalidating to feel like the people closest to you don’t understand your perspective, or simply can’t support you in the ways you desire support. For this reason, I […]

July 19, 2019

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The Three Types of People We All Need In Our Lives

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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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I’d like to share 5 tips for making new friends after 30 with you today, but before I do, I need to start today’s post with a confession.  Are you ready?  Here goes… This weekend I crashed a 30th high school reunion party with a group of my girlfriends.   Wait, wait!  Before you think terrible […]

July 30, 2018

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5 Tips For Making New Friends After 30

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Making a regular date night happen can feel like a major impossibility to couples who are working long hours, keeping kiddos fed and clean, and keeping up with household maintenance.  So basically, making date night happen probably feels like a major impossibility (or at least uncertainty) for almost every married couple with kids.   First of […]

June 18, 2018

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4 Tips On Making A Regular Date Night Happen

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What exactly is a self-care date night, you might be wondering? Well, I’m always telling people that self care isn’t selfish…and it’s not. Practicing regular self care is like preventive medicine for your mind, body, and soul.  When you take care of yourself, you are much better equipped to care for others.  Your relationships are […]

June 7, 2017

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15 Ideas for A Self Care Date Night

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