Be Mindful Today to Feel Better and Live Better Tomorrow

Be Mindful Today to Feel Better and Live Better Tomorrow

Be Mindful Today to Feel Better and Live Better Tomorrow
“In today’s rush, we all think too much — seek too much — want too much — and forget about the joy of just being.” -- Eckhart Tolle Mindfulness is an ancient practice that has been lost in today’s modern busy...

Tips on Developing Your Self-Compassion

Tips on Developing Your Self-Compassion
Why are we so hard on ourselves? As human beings, we will say the wrong thing, make the wrong turn or arrive at the wrong time! Making mistakes doesn’t make us stupid; it makes us human. We wouldn’t call someone...

Learn to G.I.V.E.: Ask For What You Want AND Preserve Your Relationship

Learn to G.I.V.E.: Ask For What You Want AND Preserve Your Relationship

Do you have trouble asking for assistance, setting limits with people or saying “no” to someone when you want to say no? The G.I.V.E. (be Gentle, act Interested, Validate, use an Easy manner) coping skill can help in these situations…

Resizing Your Christmas Expectations While Grieving

Resizing Your Christmas Expectations While Grieving

Facing a loss this holiday season? This might be a good time to think about resizing your Christmas expectations while grieving. Several years ago I met with a patient to discuss ways she could cope with the holiday season after…

Anxiety and Depression: Your Cope Ahead Plan for the Holidays

Anxiety and Depression: Your Cope Ahead Plan for the Holidays
What do you get when you struggle with anxiety and/or depression and combine lots of family time, a little too much entertaining and a dozen Christmas cookies? The opportunity to make a Christmas Cope Ahead plan to help you take...