A few winters ago, I broke my toe when I rammed it into the corner of my couch. I knew… Read more Accepting “clean pain” and letting go of “dirty pain”
When we ignore our personal values and rely instead on external validation to confirm our worth as humans, we tend… Read more How to discover your personal values to improve life satisfaction
I recently saw an exhibit at the Field Museum called “Evolving Planet” that completely blew my mind. The display takes… Read more Want to enjoy your life more? Think about death.
When you open up in therapy, it can be magical. It can lead to change, growth, insight, recovery, and healing.… Read more 7 Tips for Opening Up in Therapy
A couple weeks back, I shared my #2018resolution to work harder to demystify mental health treatment. One of the things… Read more Demystifying Mental Health Treatment: What to do if you’re feeling “stuck” in therapy
It’s the start of a new year, and while you don’t need the calendar to tell you when to make… Read more Demystifying Mental Health Treatment: How long will I need therapy?
Reading tends to be very “all or nothing” for me—I’m either totally consumed, turning pages for hours on end and… Read more Book Review: “I’m Fine… and Other Lies” by Whitney Cummings
One of the most common questions I’m asked by therapy and testing clients is “Am I normal?” It’s a fair… Read more Am I “Normal?”
The other morning, I decided to cut through a nearby park on my way home from a workout. As I was… Read more The “Inner Detective” inside of each woman
Have you ever done that thing where you start saying a word over and over and over again until it… Read more Why is language so trippy?