Healing, Self Care, and SLEEP

Experts will tell you that there are a variety of ways to deal with and heal from trauma. 

There is no denying the accuracy of this statement – every person who has survived personal battles will find their own unique way to overcome trauma.  That being said, there is one thing you simply can’t

Why Asking For Help Is Hard To Do

Despite the fact that we’ve come a long way in our culture regarding the de-stigmatization of therapy, it still seems as if reaching out and asking for professional help is the last option for millions of people.

There’s a list of strategies that come before therapy:

  • Talking to friends and family
  • Connecting with clergy
  • Reading self-help

How to Find a Good Therapist

People seek therapy to get help making an important personal change, by their choice or urged by loved ones.

Maybe you are being proactive and preparing for a happy event such as a wedding or a new baby, and you want to get off to a strong start.

Maybe you are struggling with a relationship, a diagnosis,

Essential Oils for Healing

When you walk into a room, home, or office, you often notice the scent right away. Often we will identify if a scent is warm or cool, pleasant or unpleasant, relaxing, uplifting, or soothing. 

“Aromatherapy” is a term that is, maybe too loosely, used by candle companies and the like. However, I

12 Ways to Be Your Own Best Valentine

In my therapy practice, I’ve often noticed an increase in stress, anxiety, and depressed mood the week before Valentine’s Day.

Men and women who are not in committed relationships report feeling more vulnerable, insecure, and even “inadequate” as they face the reality that no one will be sending them flowers, candy, jewelry, or a loving card.