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Fear of Losing Control

Fear of Losing Control

In the previous blog post in this series I talked about the fear of the unknown. When you are afraid of what could happen if you make changes, you end up being stuck without positive growth. You end up trying to control the future and all possible outcomes (which is…

How to Make Friends as an Adult

How to Make Friends as an Adult

It was easy to make friends at school, but when you’re in your 20s, 30s, and 40s, it can be challenging. So how do we make new friends and find connection at this point in our lives?   Being Single When All Your Friends Are Having Kids As more and…

Why is Gaslighting So Dangerous?

Why is Gaslighting So Dangerous?

The term “gaslighting” has been popping up more frequently in conversations and media lately. Generally it means making someone question their own reality. I’ve heard people throw the term around freely, but actual gaslighting is a serious and intentional form of emotional abuse.   What is Gaslighting? Gaslighting is a…

8 Tips To Reduce Anxiety & Stress During the Holidays

8 Tips To Reduce Anxiety & Stress During the Holidays

The holidays are usually a time of year for peace, joy, and celebrating with loved ones, but for many it can be a source of added stress, anxiety, or depression. As we are still dealing with Covid-19, the holidays may look a little different. We’re still trying to figure out…

How Therapy Can Help YOU When Your Loved One Is Struggling with Mental Illness

How Therapy Can Help YOU When Your Loved One Is Struggling with Mental Illness

When your loved one is suffering from mental illness, or even if they haven’t been diagnosed but are going through a difficult time, it can be hard to watch. It can impact you and your wellbeing, especially if they aren’t getting the professional help they need to get better. A…