I am extremely proud to announce that November 1, 2021 is the 20th anniversary of my private practice.
I have noticed that increasingly, as the pressure for everyone to be special and important and amazing mounts, the ability of people to just be good enough is getting swept away.
Growing up, I was the kid who asked too many questions, challenged outdated notions, thought the restrictions for women were uncool, and generally chafed at the institution of religion.
Now is the time of year that my practice is inundated with questions about how to handle the holidays and that one difficult family member.
How funny our brains are in action. We are so good at predicting the worst and bracing ourselves for trouble. Panic arrives before we even have any evidence of a problem.
Small actions, repeated over time, can make a surprisingly big difference, to ourselves, in our relationships and even in our larger world.
Psychological flexibility is the art of acknowledging and accepting reality, and then determining what your next strategic move is in response to that reality.
Business as Usual: practical ways to resist living in fear amid uncertainty of COVID-19. Getting hysterical has almost never effectively solved any problem. Ever. Really. Like never ever. Getting good information, listening to your gut, leaning on your values and making strategic moves towards the life you want, however, are great ways to solve problems, handle…
18 years ago I started my private practice. Having your own business is a little like being in a long-term relationship. There are ups and downs, things about it that drive you crazy, and, hopefully, lots to love. There are also considerable pros and cons. And, as with anything worth doing, things get hard sometimes.…
I was talking this morning with a friend. I had called her to catch up (how WAS that party on Friday?! Were the costumes awesome?). It was funny, though, as we talked, we both realized that I had also partially called because I was avoiding getting to some work that I needed to do. How…