A therapist shares her perspective on why starting therapy is a lot like taking the Red Pill in the The Matrix. Read on to learn why.
Were you raised by a narcissistic mother or father? If so, you have unique healing tasks as an adult. This articles explains what they are, and provides resources.
Mother’s Day can often be a triggering, painful and complex day for many of us for many reasons: painful or no relationships with our mother, death and loss of our mothers or our children, or grief around our role as mother ourselves. In this post, I want to share my suggestions and a list of hand-picked resources about how to “celebrate” (or tolerate) the day if this is the case for you.
Sometimes when we’re going through depression, we don’t need more prescriptive advice. We know the action steps we need to take and still sometimes that can feel insufficient. Maybe, what we need, too, is to read the words of someone who gets it. Words that can make us feel seen, supported, and less alone in our journey through depression. Hopefully this post will be that for you.
The playing field wasn’t level to begin with: On childhood trauma and the fruitless comparison game.
Those with childhood trauma histories often have to deal with a host of physiological and psychological impacts that their peers with non-trauma backgrounds don’t have to face. That’s why it’s not fair and impossible to compare yourself to them. Read more on why this is and what kind of comparison makes more sense instead.
What do a psychotherapist and a famous actress and comedian have in common? Their shared belief about what confidence is and how to achieve it. To learn more about how Mindy Kaling and I agree on confidence and to find out how this can support you in your own life, keep reading.