F YMonth: August 23, 2019

A Shift in Perspective

It’s so easy to feel down on ourselves or beat ourselves up for something that doesn’t go as well as planned. Whether you were shooting for the moon and landed among the stars (so you’re able to remind yourself to feel good about where you got) or feel like you missed the entire galaxy, a […]

Three Things to Know About Mindfulness

Have you noticed what’s at the top of best seller lists and at the checkout counter of most grocery stores?  It’s adult coloring books!  As we’ve become more focused on increasing productivity, multi-tasking and goal achievement, our minds and bodies have suffered from the constant fatigue, crankiness and feeling overwhelmed. Becoming mindful is much more […]


Understanding ourselves, what motivates and drives us, what gives us a sense of peace and fulfillment, what connects us to others, what gives life meaning and purpose, and how we get in our own way are some of the important components of good emotional health that bring people to therapy. The premise of what I […]

How Chronic Illness Affects Mental Health

Chronic illness can sometimes be considered invisible because the outward effects may not be seen by others, however the effects on the body and mind of the afflicted can often be debilitating. Once diagnosed, doctors can be primarily focused on the immediate physical symptoms, but far too often overlook the impacts an illness has on […]