Times are weird.

I feel that if this virus outbreak has anything meaningful to point out to us, it’s the unquestionable truth that we belong to one another.  As part of this Human team, we are only as strong as our weakest player. We can pretend that we are separate and individual, but we aren’t. We live in … Continue reading Times are weird.

How Much Do We Deserve?

Within my work as a therapist, I’ve had the privilege of meeting countless incredibly selfless and generous individuals - Givers, all of them. Perhaps it’s because I specialize in treating Anxiety, which tends to align closely Shame and Guilt. Those guys don’t make it easy to invest in one’s self-interest very well (or really, at … Continue reading How Much Do We Deserve?

Is the need for control always a bad thing? (Hint: no. It’s not.)

  "Why? Why do I care? Why do I need to make my bed upon rising? More importantly, how can I just roll with it?" I was texting with my friend on the subject of control. Like most regular adult humans, she's had a lifelong love/hate affair with control - wanting more of it in … Continue reading Is the need for control always a bad thing? (Hint: no. It’s not.)

6 Common Types of Boundary-Pushers: Do You Have One In Your Life?

Free-Photos/PixabayDo you have trouble holding your boundaries? Do you find it even more difficult after a conversation with your significant other, your mother, your best friend? You might be in a relationship with a boundary-pusher. Here are six types of common boundary-pushers I’ve identified in my years as a therapist (and as a human). It’s … Continue reading 6 Common Types of Boundary-Pushers: Do You Have One In Your Life?