Wanna Change Your Life This Year? (Part 2)

I’m baaa-ck! I meant to get this out last week, but the holiday madness got the best of me. Between seeing clients and hosting my entire family, I decided to be kind to myself and use my days off as… you know… days off. Though this post is a bit late, you’ll soon see...

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To the “Other Parent”: Lessons from the other side

Lately, my Facebook newsfeed is filled with beautiful, precious new humans. Personally, I understand how many of my friends have struggled to have their babies. Years (and partners) have passed since siblings got added or friends became parents for the first time. It...

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Is Your Life Stressing You Out? Try Self-Compassion.

Years ago, my life felt tedious, which was bizarre, because on the surface I had much to be grateful for. I had a solid relationship with no major issues and good friends. I owned a (very, very small) home. I could afford to put groceries in the fridge and I slept on...

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Beyond The Bubble Bath: 5 Ways To Practice Real Self-Care

Real self-care is more than a temporary activity that makes us feel good in the moment. Of course, things like bubble baths and manicures are great to do if you enjoy them. The problem is that their effects last only as long as the activity (or the shellac).  But...

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Shifting Sadness: 4 Ways to Move Through Depression

“The opposite of depression isn’t happiness, but it’s vitality, and it was vitality that seemed to seep away from me in that moment.” In his brilliant, heartbreaking and illuminating TED Talk, Andrew Solomon describes depression with astounding accuracy. Having lived...

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How Can I Learn to Love Myself?

Starting a blog is an interesting thing. I have thoughtfully considered what the first topic of this blog might be, and then it was as if a greater force made the decision for me. Louise Hay was my first mentor in the self-help and self-development world. For anyone...

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