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Feeling Lonely? It’s Not Just You

Feeling Lonely? It’s Not Just You

I wish I could tell you exactly what percentage of clients I work with report feeling lonely in their day-to-day lives. If it’s not 100%, it is at least close to it. About a year ago, I wrote a post It’s Not Just You: The Epidemic of Loneliness, citing recent articles...
Understanding Self-harm

Understanding Self-harm

elf-harm is, for the most part, another taboo topic in society today. It’s a topic that’s uncomfortable for many, as it should be. Hurting oneself is serious and alarming, so it makes sense that it’s not something we approach lightly. It may not even be something that...
Quick Tips for a Good Night’s Rest

Quick Tips for a Good Night’s Rest

We can all spout out some good sleep hygiene facts – get 8 hours of sleep, avoid blue light, avoid caffeine, and the list goes on. Typically, we have some awareness that sleep is important, but I think we tend to vastly underestimate just how important it is....
Time to Talk About Suicide

Time to Talk About Suicide

It’s (past!) time to talk about suicide. Suicide is naturally somewhat of a taboo topic. It’s rarely discussed outside of clinical settings, and if it is, it’s after the fact. Oftentimes, it’s spoken about in hushed tones and short-lived as people don’t know what to...
Emotions and Your Brain

Emotions and Your Brain

Our brains are incredibly complex. That’s probably not news to you, but even in sitting down to write this blog, I’m struck again by just how intricate the structures and functions of the brain are. So much is happening up there! Dr. Daniel J. Siegel (M.D.) and Dr....