The work of actively and consciously remothering yourself – bringing awareness to any wounds, patterns and behaviors that stemmed from your childhood experience with your mother – is one of the healthiest and most effective kinds of psychological work we as women in today’s patriarchal world can do. In today’s article, I share why this is and what remothering work means.
I’ve just returned from my wedding and honeymoon in New Zealand. I’ve married my best friend and life partner and, because of this, felt moved to write today’s post. This post is inspired not only by what I’ve come to believe personally and professionally about love, but also inspired by the many relationship teachers and mentors I’ve learned from over the years.
As a therapist, I’m often asked, “How can I be happier?” Today’s post contains my answer in the form of 5 tips plus some great, free multimedia resources.
Keep reading to learn what my surprising, paradoxical tips are and to get your hands on some complementary resources to help you boost your own happiness.
As a therapist, I’m often asked for suggestions about how to support and nourish our mental health. And I absolutely love this questions! It shows me the person asking it takes their mental health seriously, which, frankly, I think we all should. So in this post, I list my top 10 suggestions for supporting your mental health.
Many of us find it harder to make new friends in our later twenties and thirties, but, since this isn’t really discussed all that often, we can often be left wondering if it’s just us who’s having a hard time with it. I don’t think that’s the case at all. In fact, I think for a lot of us, making friends as an adult can feel hard.
So in today’s post, I want to share with you why I think this is, and help you.
In today’s blog post, I want to explain to you what high-functioning depression really is, walk you through 11 signs of high-functioning depression and how this may show up, explain the unique risks associated with high-functioning depression, and share more about how you or your loved ones can get the help you need if you identify with high-functioning depression.