“Why?”: The search for meaning

“Why?”: The search for meaning

  Humans. Wonderful, complex, delightful beings. For all our joys and successes, one of the tough realities about being human is that we all face dark moments in life. We cover them up with forced cheer and programmed responses.  We try to color them in with nice...
Is a mental health coach right for you?

Is a mental health coach right for you?

We all want to feel happier. We make promises to ourselves about meditation practices, healthier habits, and prioritizing self-care. But sometimes, life gets in the way. We have deadlines to meet, appointments to make, and expectations both internal and external to...
If you’re feeling outrage or anger, read this

If you’re feeling outrage or anger, read this

Feeling stressed out? Anxious? Afraid?  You’re not alone. These are unprecedented times, and we may all be experiencing some form of emotional trauma.  We mostly associate trauma with violent crimes, natural disasters, and war, but that gives us a limited scope. Our...
What to expect from therapy, and how to get the most out of it

What to expect from therapy, and how to get the most out of it

  We’ve all seen how therapy is portrayed in movies: you’re laying down on a big comfy couch, staring at the ceiling, while your therapist repeatedly asks, “and how does that make you feel?” While the couch sounds nice, the rest is an inaccurate portrayal of therapy....
4 mental health tools worth trying

4 mental health tools worth trying

Time has seemed a little wonky in 2020. Days move slowly at home, but months seem to disappear. But one month that’s extra special to us at Sanvello is May. Why? Because May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It’s been a tough year for everyone, and we wanted to...