When I get really desperate for answers, I do the thing that everyone tells you not to do- I search the internet. I scan the top results on Google. I try to find the answer I know someone must have. At the very least, I seek to know that someone somewhere has felt the way … More When You Don’t “Just Know:” A series of articles for dealing with relationship anxiety
When I was in college, I dated someone who was constantly joking about and making up ‘get-rich-quick’ schemes. He and his friend would toss around ludicrous ideas about how they would manipulate the masses into buying some inane product or idea. Which sometimes we know, actually works – hello, pet rock. For them, this was … More Self(ish)-help Media
I have done three juice cleanses in my lifetime. I have also chosen to not share that fact with most of the people in my life. Why? Because so often my choices are immediately judged. People seem to have an immediate reaction. My mom, who also loves to juice but hasn’t done a juice cleanse, … More Eating is not a moral act
When I was a kid, I remember my Mom using the phrase “keeping up with the Joneses,” mostly when she was making a sarcastic remark about materialism. We lived out in the country, where our closest neighbors were a decent distance away, secluded in our own little nest of comfort and nature. We didn’t see … More Keeping up with @theJoneses
I recently sat across from a client who was sobbing uncontrollably. As he struggled to breathe through his tears, he choked out memories of the ways in which he has experienced cruelty from others- from family, peers, even strangers. After years of training and experience in psychology and therapy, what stood out most to me … More 5 points on kindness
After years and years on tumblr, I decided it was time to start a new venture. I love to write and for most of my blogging time, I’ve spent time writing and posting about my own life. My hope for this blog is that it becomes my creative writing space. I hope that it becomes … More My new writing space!