August 22, 2017

Negativity Bias

But It’s So Much Easier To Be Negative. The Negativity Bias suggests that occurrences of a negative nature have much more effect on your mental state […]
August 21, 2017

Mental Clutter

As much as it would be convenient, I have come to determine that I am not the center of the universe.  Stressful circumstances come and go […]
May 11, 2017

If It’s Not One Thing, It’s Your Mother

As Mother’s Day approaches I am reminded about how bad I feel for my kids.  Not because they don’t have what they need or because of […]
May 6, 2017

13 Reasons Why: From a Parent/Psychologist Who Broke Down and Binge Watched

My 16-year-old daughter’s choice in Netflix viewing leaves a bit to be desired for my taste.  Let’s just say that neither the Vampire Diaries nor Pretty […]
March 29, 2017

Five Tips to Enhance Your Mental Health

It is easy to lose track of the state of your mind and body during the mayhem of a typical day.  Who has time to worry […]
February 11, 2017

The Persistence of Trauma and Loss

Your experiences, both good and bad, will shape your thoughts and behaviors.
January 21, 2017

Why Does Everyone Tell Me To Breathe?

The concepts of deep breathing and meditation have taken off in the last decade. I know I may live in a bit of a bubble because […]
January 15, 2017

The Crack in the Palace Patio

When other people's behaviors are a problem for you, it's time to look in the mirror.