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...
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...
Top tips from therapists for coping with parenting anxiety

Top tips from therapists for coping with parenting anxiety

Over the last 24 hours, how many anxious thoughts have you had in regards to your child? Maybe they were struggling with their homework, watching a bit too much television, or behaving in a way that surprised you. Did you lose your cool, want to scream, blame...
Parenting in a pandemic: how to get through it

Parenting in a pandemic: how to get through it

  The laundry’s done, the beds are made, and you have plenty to time to savor that morning cup of coffee, right? We’d be willing to guess that may not be the case for many of you… maybe most of you as summer disappeared into fall and back-to-school plans...