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Breaking habits

Breaking habits

Ever felt stuck in a loop of habits you desperately want to break? You're not alone. Whether it's biting your nails, procrastinating, or feeling overwhelmed, changing behaviors can feel like climbing a mountain without a map. As a therapist, I see this struggle every...

Struugling w/ Perfecktionism

Struugling w/ Perfecktionism

"Struggling with perfectionism? You're not alone! Here are 5 tools to help you embrace imperfection and cultivate self-love: Practice Self-Compassion: Treat yourself with kindness and understanding, just as you would a good friend. Be gentle with yourself when you...

Dangers of Urgency Culture to our Mental Health

Dangers of Urgency Culture to our Mental Health

Feeling the pressure to constantly hustle? 🏃‍♂️💨 Let's talk about "urgency culture" and its impact on mental health. ⚠️ In a world that glorifies busyness and constant productivity, it's easy to get caught up in the cycle of urgency. ⏰ But what are the real effects on...

The last child

The last child

🌸 Sharing from the heart today. It's a feeling that's been weighing heavily on me lately, and I believe in the power of opening up and finding solace in shared experiences. As I reflect on my journey, I can't help but feel a profound sadness knowing that I won't...

Benefits of travel on your Mental Health

Benefits of travel on your Mental Health

Travel has long been celebrated for its ability to rejuvenate the mind, body, and soul. Beyond the mere thrill of exploration, venturing into new landscapes offers a myriad of benefits for mental health. Whether it's a weekend getaway to a nearby town or a month-long...

It’s a new year!

It’s a new year!

As the clock strikes midnight and a new year dawns, it brings with it a multitude of opportunities for growth, renewal, and positive change. The concept of a new year serves as a powerful symbol, encouraging individuals to reflect on the past and look forward to a...

5 Helpful tips for career hunting

5 Helpful tips for career hunting

Define Your Goals and Preferences: Clearly define your career goals, skills, and preferences. Understand what you're looking for in a job, including the type of industry, company culture, and job responsibilities. This will help you target your job search more...

Navigating anxiety during family holiday events

Navigating anxiety during family holiday events

The holiday season is often synonymous with joy, celebration, and family gatherings. However, for those grappling with anxiety, these festive occasions can become sources of stress and discomfort. The pressures of social interactions, expectations, and the sheer scale...

What’s OCD?

What’s OCD?

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition characterized by intrusive, unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors or mental acts (compulsions). While often associated with childhood, OCD can persist into adulthood, affecting millions...