Creating a Routine, Not a Punishment Schedule

A routine, or a schedule, has long been known to be beneficial for our mental health. These benefits extend to both those who are dealing with diagnosed mental conditions like depression, addiction disorders, ADD, ADHD, and anxiety, as well as to those who are looking to improve overall wellness. A routine allows us to make […]


Following your Ambitions

Are you truly happy at your job? Do you feel fulfilled in your career? Are you excited when going to work or do you absolutely dread it and feel miserable at the mere thought of work? According to statistics, the average person will spend about 90,000 hours at work over a lifetime, which equates to […]


Postpartum Depression 101: The Personal Side

Until I was almost 30 years old, no woman ever spoke to me about baby blues or postpartum depression. I knew a little bit about postpartum depression simply because I love learning about mental health and am obviously a therapist. But no one shared with me how a dark depression can descend on mothers (and […]


Postpartum Depression 101: The Practical Side

Babies, marriage, leaving for college, buying your first home—whatever celebratory occasion it may be—people rarely tell you that there is stress involved in these momentous occasions. Sure, they may tell you that planning a wedding is costly or that staying up all night with a new baby is exhausting, but people rarely tell you about […]