Letting Yourself Have Your Feelings

April 8, 2019

Therapist and author Tina Gilbertson, LPC, in her book Constructive Wallowing: How to Beat Bad Feelings By Letting Yourself Have Them, says “You can let feelings ‘go’ by feeling them fully. Once they’re felt, they can leave”

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Making New Year’s Resolutions You Can Achieve

January 1, 2019

With the new year here, talks of New Year’s resolutions is inevitable. For me, this always feels like an overwhelming decision. While I start with the best of intentions for the great resolution I have created, it only seems to take a few weeks or maybe a month into the new year before I feel like […]

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What if you don’t bake the third pie?

December 21, 2018

When I think of Christmas I think of so many wonderful memories but I also think of a time with a great deal of stress. As the years go by it seems as if there are more and more traditions to keep up with and that we could never think of breaking. This was also […]

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Self-Care During the Holidays

December 18, 2018

While the holidays can be a time of great cheer and excitement they can also bring about stress, and frustration. Specifically, within our closest relationships, we may notice more tension. Maybe it comes in the form of snapping at your partner when they forgot to hang the decorations or pick up the extra gift on […]

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Connecting to Your Body

November 16, 2018

As we move through the chaos of life, we sometimes ignore the things our body needs. I caught myself just the other day needing a drink of water but telling myself that I would wait until after I finished this one last task and then I would go get water.   I paused.   If […]

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