How To Establish Boundaries With Your Social Media Accounts

Give yourself permission to spring clean your following list & have access to things that will not harm your mental health. Mindfully decide whether or not to show your read receipts. Then, examine why you made that decision. This is a personal preference. Some people like to have the read

Why Understanding Our Childhood is Important

In therapy, I often ask clients “how would you describe your childhood?” The usual response is “good”, “I had a normal childhood”, or “it was fine.” It takes some time before we uncover what “good” and “fine” truly means. We all know that our parents have most likely tried the

“The Truth About Marriage” Sheds Light on the Mystery of Love, Relationships, and Marriage

Available now on Amazon prime, “The Truth About Marriage” has become my new favorite relationship documentary. I definitely recommend it to people who want to know more about love and committed relationships. Key Points: It is not realistic to depend on your partner for your happiness. It is important for

Is Your Relationship Compatible? Tips For Handling Differences in Your Love Life

There’s no such thing as a perfect relationship. However, being compatible plays a huge part in relationship success. Compatibility in a relationship is determined by having similar views and opinions on the important matters in your life, with the ability to accept one another and tolerate the differences. We all

Therapists Are Using Tiktok To Spread Mental Health and Healthy Relationship Tips and We’re Loving It

In the therapy room, therapists are no longer the stoic, “serious”, and “blank slate professionals” that the culture historically depicted them as. As therapy has evolved, we realize that the therapeutic relationship is one of the most powerful tools of healing based on trust, empathy, validation, and acceptance fostered in

How To Find A Job Right For You

Frequently, I hear so many people feel anxiety and stress over their career. Whether they are entering the workforce for the first time or craving change to break the monotony of a grueling 9-5 routine, the facts are clear. Many people feel stuck and lost when it comes to finding

7 Signs of Emotionally Abusive Behavior

1. Degrading language. One may use sarcasm to hurt or invalidate your feelings in a degrading manner. Then, they may dismiss you when you address the offensive behavior. 2. Dominating or Controlling Behaviors: Acting superior to you by belittling you or treating you like a child. According to the video,

The Importance of Dancing Like an Idiot

Lately, I’m noticing some really fun trends on the internet that are having a positive impact on mental health. Specifically, dance challenges on Instagram, Facebook, and Ticktok. Entertainers like J-Lo, Jessica Alba, Wiz Khalifa, and so many more have joined the playful movement during quarantine. I’m writing this as someone

Self Motivation: You’re Never Going To Initially “Feel” Like it

You’re Never Going To Initially “Feel” Like it. Have you ever made a pledge to change a habit? Making it to an early gym class. Communicating better during a heated conversation with your partner. Having the hard conversation. We have the knowledge in our brains that tells us what to

Healthy Relationship Skills That We Love (Featuring Will + Jada Smith)

1. Prioritizing healthy individuality amongst commitment. 2. Jada and Will describe the unconditional love they feel for one another as unconditional acceptance, mutual respect, and commitment. 3. Set specific boundaries around arguing and conflict. (No profanities towards one another in conflict, watching their tone, no violence, no disrespect in public)

Why Start Therapy Now?

A new poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that 45% of adults say the pandemic has affected their mental health. As a therapist, this is something that’s come up in my work life and my personal life. I hear many friends and family members express their struggles, but report

I Tried Light Therapy For the First Time & Here’s What Happened

Since self care is so important, I figured I’d share a way that I’m paying attention to my body and making sure I’m staying on top of my own health and wellbeing during quarantine! With the increase of time inside, I started noticing very real shifts in my body (feeling

You’re Not Selfish For Having Limits on Your Energy and Time

Signs You’re Overextending Yourself Frequent Guilt Resentment Feeling burnt out or emotionally drained Feeling like you have little or no time for yourself Not participating in hobbies and activities that you genuinely enjoy Difficultly saying no Showing up to certain situations, relationships, or activities out of obligation even though it

Innovation Meets Therapy with Airapy: Interview with Founder, Rachel Cox

I love learning about creative new concepts in the therapy field. When I learned about Airapy, I was instantly intrigued. The idea of a mobile private practice with the platform to serve more clients without worrying about overhead is sure to perk a few ears. The service offers “walk and

“Free” Therapy as Insurance Companies Nationwide Waive Copays For Support During COVID-19

Since this coronavirus pandemic has started, insurance companies have been cooperative in waiving co-pays for mental health and related services. This is great news, considering the sharp increase in mental distress, economic hardship, and uncertainty within our country. Click here to see if your insurance is covered under this act.

Does smell impact my relationship?

The short answer, yes. We have more olfactory receptors in our bodies than any other protein. Our body has the ability to chemically detect pheromones and sniff out complementary immune system‘s to our own. In fact, a woman’s sense of smell is heightened at the peak of fertility, at the