The silence is immense, almost deafening, as you attempt to gather your thoughts into words. Your fear of speaking in public holds your tongue captive and you start sweating. Your inner voice is screaming at you, your palms are sweating
Loss of a mother can hurt. Last week as I was talking to a friend about mothers day, she said: "I lost my mom 4 years ago." Generally "loss" or "lost" is used to express something missing or someone's passing. But
Denim Day I am wearing denims – are you? Yes - I have been a victim of sexual assault. When I first shared what happened to me, I felt shame and guilt. Many of us keep quiet only not to
Have you ever seen the romantic comedy movie “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”? In this movie, Mr. Portokalos, the main character’s father is seen in many of scenes spraying Windex on almost everything saying that Windex can fix, cure or
Change in You! Are you ready for your big change? Every year seems the same, many talk about a fresh start, new goals and New Year’s Resolutions. It is a proven fact that typically these changes do not last longer
Elections spike stress and anxiety. This campaign season has been almost entirely unavoidable—and it turns out that’s true inside therapists’ offices, too. The American Psychological Association (APA) did a survey that found 52% of American adults say the 2016 election is a
Do you feel as if you are in a funk or feeling blah, either personally or professionally? Do you feel as if you are existing and can't get a grasp or see near distance? Do you feel you must change,
Do you feel overwhelmed with daily gotta do this, gotta do that's? Do you feel resentful tending to other's needs before yours? Do you feel you have no time to yourself? Now that the holidays are over, you try to make
Turn Expectations to Appreciation How do the feelings of expectation and appreciation compare. In one case, you feel owed, and in the other you feel awed. Appreciation, is strictly about being present. It is foundational in building loyalty and respect.
Relax on Labor Day With Labor Day ahead of you, give yourself time to relax, unwind and enjoy the day off from work. Is one, two, or even three days really enough to eliminate the anxieties created by the workplace?
The word ‘March’ brings forth images of marching – like soldiers who march on. ‘Madness’ in itself creates a negative feeling which is associated with being mad or a sense of confusion. So why do we march on to madness?
Unloading head junk may be the most important and lasting way to lower your daily stress load. Head junk includes all the negative and constant draining thoughts, emotions, and beliefs you carry around in your head on a regular basis.