Don’t Make Depression Your Identity: Make It Your Map to a Happier Life

During high school and college, I struggled with my mental health. A lot. I battled self doubt and negative thoughts constantly. I lost interest in the friends and hobbies that used to be the...

3 Ways to Grow Authentic Confidence

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “Fake it until you make it.” Maybe you’ve even thought that “faking” confidence is all you need to do to finally be able to travel the world, get that...

My Depression Nearly Killed Me. Here’s How I Survived.

I’ll be honest – this is a post I never thought I’d have the courage to write. However, in light of the sudden and tragic depression-linked suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, as well...

Don’t Quit Your Day Job: Here’s What To Do Instead

I’m going to let you in on a little secret. About half of my clients, at one time or another, tell me they want to leave their job. I hear, “This job just isn’t me” or “My boss is an...

Feeling stuck and not sure why? Here’s how to figure out

Some days, even if you do all of the things to fill your standard “good day” quota, and no major (or minor) crisis occured, and everything went well at work and home, you just feel kinda down …...

How To Overcome Anxiety By Being Yourself

Whew! We have covered A LOT of ground towards learning to heal your anxiety over the past few articles. We’ve talked all about the inner work that needs to be done … practicing self compassion,...

3 Questions To Put Your Anxiety in Check

Did you ever play whack-a-mole as a kid? Remember trying to stay laser focused, bent on popping one of those suckers on the head the second you saw a hint of mole fur? And maybe you’d get one. But...

A 3-Step Plan For When Anxiety Strikes

Are you working to cure your anxiety, or are you just coping with it? When most people are hit by anxiety, they don’t want to deal with it. They just want to make it “go away” as quickly as...

How To Identify The Limiting Beliefs That Are Holding You Back

You’re not alone. It happens to us all … You’re working hard towards your dreams. You’re making progress. Priorities are set and you’re fully committed to your true north. It’s going to...

The Anti-Anxiety Diet: How to Control Anxiety with Food and Supplements

When I say the words “anxiety treatment,” what do you picture? Lying on a therapist’s soft, worn chaise lounge while you talk about your childhood and all those other touchy-feely topics? How...