How I cope with chronic pain

How I cope with chronic pain

As a Sanvello Coach, I regularly support people coping with chronic pain, but I’ve also been living with it for more than a decade. If you’re someone who deals with ongoing pain, you know how hard it can be and how it can impact the way you function from day to day....
7 fears about therapy debunked

7 fears about therapy debunked

Therapy can be intimidating. After all, it’s sharing some of our deepest concerns and most private worries with a person we don’t know all that well. But most of our fears are misguided, if not flat out wrong. We’ve rounded up a few of the most common fears we hear...
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...
Here’s how to make tuning in as easy as tuning out

Here’s how to make tuning in as easy as tuning out

At this point, everyone knows it: mindfulness helps with a lot of stuff. The issue is, like flossing or running or not looking at your phone before bed, it can be hard to make a habit, even when we really want to.  There’s this image of mindfulness in popular culture...
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...