November 28, 2018

Similar to the topic I discussed last week ("saying what you mean"), this topic--accepting a compliment--also seems like it should be straightforward.  But, for many people it is notably difficult.  That said, my recommendation for accepting compliments is simple:...

November 20, 2018

Thanksgiving is a time of year when we were often asked to think about what makes us thankful.  For some people, that can be a hard process.  Maybe it feels as though there is not much to be thankful about.  Or maybe life is so overwhelming at times that there are few...

November 8, 2018

Thanksgiving can be a hard time of year for many people.  As schools and workplaces shut down, many people without family or friends to join them for the holidays feel particularly lonely during this time.  Others may be spending Thanksgiving with families that may con...

October 12, 2018

We are constantly, even incessantly, thinking.  But, it is often helpful to remember that we are not our thoughts; rather, we experience them.  While mindfulness can be a useful tool for remembering this, for many, this is a hard lesson to learn.  Our thoughts can...

May 4, 2018

Self-care, the idea of taking out time in the day to attend to your own needs, gets a lot of traction in the general media and in the field of psychology.  But, for many, self-care is deemed not important or, simply, a luxury they can't afford.  Common refrains I hear...

April 9, 2018

It is not uncommon to find your self burning the candle at both ends.  Your toddler is up at 5 or 6 a.m., and so you must be too.  After everyone is tucked into bed, there are dishes to wash, lunches to pack, and other sundry household chores.  What's more, many people...

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