Self-Care is a Daily Commitment: Here’s How it’s Done

Self-care is all the rage these days, and this is a very good thing.  Gone are the days where people brag about their over-scheduled, sleepless lives. Good riddance! Balance and care for oneself is the new chic and as an emotional wellness expert, I couldn’t be happier about this. However, I want to offer a …

Enjoy the Journey of Life! Your Mindset Matters.

Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time..                                                                         ~ Lyndon B. Johnson Sometimes it seems that our lives become so busy that we lose sight of the little things in our lives. We go so fast that life seems like a blur.  But, in …

To You, Who Did Not Have a Loving Parent

I’ve learned many things about people in my decade as a mental health professional that were very surprising.  One of those surprises was the alarming amount of people who did not have a loving and supportive parent during their childhood years. I know, you’re probably thinking, “Here’s another typical therapist blaming parents again for everything.”  …

5 Self-Care Tips to Reduce Anxiety and Depression

There’s often a misconception that if someone is taking care of themselves, they are being selfish. However, there is a big difference between taking care of yourself and being selfish.  This misconception tends to make us shy away from self-preservation.  When you’re trying to manage life along with anxiety and depression, taking care of yourself …