Feeling Anxious, Irritated and Quick to Anger? You’re Normal

Feeling Anxious, Irritated and Quick to Anger? You’re Normal You’re stressed. You are not alone. We’re all stressed.  We’re dealing with something we’ve never faced before. Something frightening that has turned our lives upside down. On top of the normal stresses, most of us are already dealing. So, yes, of course, you’re feeling more anxious, […]

You’re Not Lazy! You Could Be Stuck on the Impossible Task

Many of my clients suffer from being overwhelmed by the thought of doing even the simplest tasks. This is an often overlooked but very common symptom for people with depression, anxiety, ADHD, bipolar disorder, and other mental health problems. Sometimes the impossible tasks are things they can’t get themselves to do because they dread doing […]

The Healing Power of Compassion and Compassion Focused Therapy

Compassion is defined as deep, genuine sympathy for those who are suffering, including ourselves, coupled with a desire to help alleviate this suffering. Research is showing that having feelings of compassion has very positive benefits for our mental and physical health. It is found to put the human mind at ease, alleviate fears and insecurities, […]

Foods to Help Ease Anxiety & Stress

Anxiety disorders affect about 40 million American adults, which is about 18% of the US adult population. Research suggests that nearly 30% of American adults will qualify for an anxiety disorder diagnosis at some point in their lives. Clients I see who are struggling with anxiety are often taking medications to manage it. Sometimes they either don’t […]

12-Minute Meditation to Clear Your Mind & Change Your Life

I highly recommend trying a meditation I recently was introduced to by Dr. Daniel Amen. I have tried and recommended many meditation. It is not unusual for folks to have difficulty meditating.  They get discouraged and give up. This is by far the easiest, most practical and rewarding one I’ve found and the results for […]