6 01, 2020

Is Therapy for You More Than Talking? – How to Make Sense of It All

2020-01-05T11:08:53+00:00

A common misperception exists that therapy is supposed to sterile, cold, and impersonal. The stereotypical scenario is that you go to the therapists’ office, lie down on the couch, and talk. All the while, a therapist sits in a chair, taking notes. Occasionally they speak up to say, “how does that make [...]

Is Therapy for You More Than Talking? – How to Make Sense of It All2020-01-05T11:08:53+00:00
16 12, 2019

Reinventing You: How to Let Q1 Define Your Professional Future

2020-01-05T11:10:04+00:00

The New Year means celebrating and looking back on all that happened over the last 365 days. However, for professionals, the coming year brings the first quarter (Q1). While it's okay to look back on the past, but not to dwell on it too much either. Now is the time to start [...]

Reinventing You: How to Let Q1 Define Your Professional Future2020-01-05T11:10:04+00:00
2 12, 2019

5 Tips to Successfully Navigate the Holidays with a New Romance

2019-12-01T10:47:02+00:00

The holidays are upon us, which means sharing meals, exchanging gifts, and spending quality time with the people you love. If you have a new romance in your life, then this time of year has an extra special meaning. However, it can also be one of uncertainty, as you both [...]

5 Tips to Successfully Navigate the Holidays with a New Romance2019-12-01T10:47:02+00:00
18 11, 2019

What You Need to Know About Relating or Evaluating in Relationships

2019-11-17T11:47:41+00:00

Previously, we discussed what it means to be a relator versus an evaluator in my post Relator or Evaluator? How to Know Your Relationship Strength. To sum up, a relator approaches relationships through communication, trust, and empathy. Whereas, an evaluator is good at problem-solving and analyzing problems. Both have their strengths [...]

What You Need to Know About Relating or Evaluating in Relationships2019-11-17T11:47:41+00:00
4 11, 2019

You’re Born for Optimism, so Why Don’t You Seize the Day?

2019-11-03T11:41:12+00:00

Humans are naturally optimistic, continually hoping for the best in life. Plus, it takes plenty of optimism as well as a willingness to work hard to accomplish anything in this world. Optimism drove people to explore the oceans, build skyscrapers, and journey into space. So, why is it so hard for [...]

You’re Born for Optimism, so Why Don’t You Seize the Day?2019-11-03T11:41:12+00:00
21 10, 2019

How to Manage the “If Only” Thoughts After an Early Miscarriage

2019-10-20T11:12:50+00:00

When you have any form of a miscarriage, let alone an early miscarriage, it’s easy to start going down the rabbit hole of “if only.” You tell yourself if you had only had done this or that thing differently, then the results would be different than they are now. But [...]

How to Manage the “If Only” Thoughts After an Early Miscarriage2019-10-20T11:12:50+00:00
7 10, 2019

Adoption Process: It’s About Becoming Parents, Not “Getting” a Baby

2019-10-05T22:04:12+00:00

Most parents-to-be are typically filled with anticipation and excitement (among many other emotions!) at the prospect of adopting a baby. However, many forget a significant aspect: they are not “getting” a baby. Instead, they are being matched with a child for whom the arrangement is best suited for their needs. [...]

Adoption Process: It’s About Becoming Parents, Not “Getting” a Baby2019-10-05T22:04:12+00:00
16 09, 2019

Feeling Alone? How to Face the Pain of a Miscarriage Together

2019-09-16T00:32:49+00:00

Perhaps no other word strikes dread into the hearts of a pregnant couple than “miscarriage.” Unfortunately, between 10-25% of all pregnancies end in miscarriage. These statistics leave many couples grappling with the pain of a miscarriage. After all, one day, they had been planning on adding a new life to their [...]

Feeling Alone? How to Face the Pain of a Miscarriage Together2019-09-16T00:32:49+00:00
2 09, 2019

Adopting a Child: How to Handle the Highs and Lows of the Journey

2019-08-31T21:46:33+00:00

Congratulations on your decision for adopting a child! This choice is not typically an easy one—nor should it be. After all, welcoming a new child into your home and life is an important one. Plenty of highs and lows are involved in the adoption journey. Thankfully, support is more abundant [...]

Adopting a Child: How to Handle the Highs and Lows of the Journey2019-08-31T21:46:33+00:00
19 08, 2019

So, You Find Your Mental Health Interesting – Now What?

2019-08-19T03:10:08+00:00

Lately, you’ve taken more of an interest in your mental health. After all, it’s really interesting! Although, when you first discovered your mental health condition, you were a little resistant. Now you have moved past that and are diving into this new aspect about yourself. In the past, you frequently wondered [...]

So, You Find Your Mental Health Interesting – Now What?2019-08-19T03:10:08+00:00