#selfcare is a Scam

#selfcare is a Scam

I really hate when I see a social media post with #selfcare in the caption.

Please no. Just no. #selfcare is such a scam. Okay, maybe it’s a not scam in the sense that no one is pretending to be a Nigerian Prince while really trying to steal all your money. But…

Listen to Your Self (Not Yourself)

Listen to Your Self (Not Yourself)

Therapy is weird. Really, it is. Because, what even is therapy?

As professionals, there’s a lot of different opinions about what it could and should be, and as clients, people have all different kinds of experiences in therapy. Today, I’m going to write about what I offer in therapy to my clients…

3 Things to do When Your Emotions Hijack You

3 Things to do When Your Emotions Hijack You

Everyone else was asleep and I was exhausted – but I was stuck wide awake. No amount of deep breathing was calming the tightness and pressure in my chest and I just kept running conversations through my head over and over – conversations with myself, with my husband, the universe, people from my past.

Giving Up Us Against Them

Giving Up Us Against Them

This fucking sucks y’all. It sucks that people are getting sick and dying. It sucks that we might not have enough supplies to care for the sick and that our healthcare systems might be overwhelmed. It sucks that people are hoarding. It sucks…

On Self-Care and Why February Sucks

On Self-Care and Why February Sucks

Today is March 1st and honestly, I couldn’t be happier for February to be over. Historically, February is always the hardest month of the year for me. Whether you call it the Winter Blues or issue a formal diagnosis of Season Affective Disorder, I have spent every February since high school…