Learning Emotions

Learning Emotions

As a therapist/wife/friend/daughter/mother/mother-in-law/grandmother…I have always known I am gifted (or cursed, depending on how I’m feeling about it on any given day) on reading emotions. I also realize that I have often misunderstood what those emotions...
Change a Habit With The Seasons

Change a Habit With The Seasons

It’s that time of year again…summer has officially slipped away to leave room for golden leaves, crisp mornings, and pumpkin spice everything. Autumn is upon us, and personally, I am thrilled. There’s something so magical about watching the seasons change, and...
All Work & No Play

All Work & No Play

We think of play and playfulness as something only for children, but experts consistently agree: play is essential for adults’ physical health, mental aptitude, relational closeness, and overall sense of well-being. Which means play is a powerful thing, an...
Resources for Anxiety

Resources for Anxiety

Photo by Tonik on Unsplash This past year has been a test of all of our mental health. What with a pandemic, wild fires, many personal losses, social unrest, political divides, and now record high temperatures…well, if you were immune to anxiety before this...
It’s Been a YEAR

It’s Been a YEAR

It’s officially been a year since all this really got started. A year since I’ve stopped seeing clients in person (telehealth appointments are available for those interested), a year since we all started wearing masks, a year since — most significant for many of us —...