A Guide to Achieving Your Goals in the New Year: Motivation vs Executive Functioning

Leading into 2024, many of us are setting resolutions or intentions, and perhaps also looking back at 2023 and feeling a sense of accomplishment or disappointment in terms of how much progress we’ve made towards our goals over the past year. Rather than offer you another article about how to set “SMART” goals (Specific, Measurable, […]

Self-Compassion 101: What is it? How do you get it? Do you even want it?

  “Enoughness is not a mountain. It is a mirage of a mountain. We do not need to climb it; we need to see through it.” – CLEO WADE   Anyone who has had therapy with me knows that I’m a big, big fan of self-compassion work. I like self-compassion work because it’s well researched, […]

Taking the “Work” out of Breathwork

I know that breathing is old news in the mental health and wellness world. Everyone knows by now that when we’re feeling stressed, anxious, or overwhelmed, we should “remember our breath,” “breath through it,” or “come back to the breath”. I myself have recommended breathing exercises to clients many, many times. But I have also […]