What PRIDE means to me

What PRIDE means to me

In June 2019, I was overwhelmed with love as people took to the streets of my Minneapolis hometown for the largest PRIDE turnout in our history. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, the community showed up to celebrate how far we’ve come and to...
Processing what we’ve lost

Processing what we’ve lost

  Over the course of the past year, you’ve likely experienced some form of grief. Whether you’ve lost someone close to you, your job, your routine, or the person you were before you contracted the virus, it’s completely understandable to be struggling right now. ...
9 ways to be mindful without meditating

9 ways to be mindful without meditating

You’ve likely heard about the benefits of mindfulness and maybe you’re even feeling curious enough to give it a try. But, if you’re like me, finding the time and space feels like an insurmountable challenge. Not to mention the act of fully slowing down and sitting...
Need a mood boost? Garden Marcus is here.

Need a mood boost? Garden Marcus is here.

We all have those days when we’re feeling grumpy, anxious, or just a little off balance. At Sanvello, one of the ways we like to get out of a funk is taking a few minutes to step away from the stress, grab our headphones, and listen to Garden Marcus. He’s known to...
Grief is messy: Why it looks different for everyone

Grief is messy: Why it looks different for everyone

One of the first things I tell my patients that have experienced a type of loss is that grief is unpredictable and, oftentimes, quite messy. You may have learned about how people move through the seven stages of grief (denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and...