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If Spending Time Alone is Difficult

If Spending Time Alone is Difficult

As we approach the season of, “romance,” with valentine’s day, and all the hearts and chocolates around you, it can be tempting to sit in a sea of wallowing because of what and/or who you “don’t have.” You may be working hard to distract yourself from being,...
Escaping the Comparison Trap

Escaping the Comparison Trap

Do you ever find yourself caught in the web of comparison? “Elijah has backpacked across Europe twice. That’ll never be me. ” “I wish my kids behaved like hers.” “All my friends my age are…” Do any of these sound familiar? Though these may not be your exact words, a...
Checking My Privilege

Checking My Privilege

I remember when I first encountered my privilege. I was sitting in a sociology class when a professor who didn’t normally teach the class walked in. He began to talk about patriarchy and the privilege of being a man. He was passionate about the topic and I couldn’t...
Creating a New Normal

Creating a New Normal

A common topic that has come up in therapy sessions lately is how to find or create a new normal during and after this time with COVID-19. For almost everyone, our lives have been uprooted and changed in one way or another over the past few months. Even when things...