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Valentine’s Day for Free

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to break the bank.  The holiday is about celebrating love, not about spending all the dollars you have (despite what the retail industry may say!). Celebrate Valentine’s Day…...

Is Your Partner Controlling You?

Back in October, I gave a presentation at my sister’s sorority house.  The presentation itself was on Mindfulness and Body Image, with an “Ask the Therapist” Q&A  session at the end.  During the Q&A...

Gym Etiquette

January is a very busy month for the health and wellness industry!  With so many people excited to start the new year on a healthy note, gyms tend to become somewhat crowded.  Sometimes, we can get overwhelmed at the gym.  W...


Positive Resolutions

Happy New Year’s Eve!  I hope 2013 has treated you all well. We all know that many, if not most, New Years Resolutions seem to disappear by March.  When we realize that we haven’t met our Resolutions, disappointme...

On Loss During the Holidays

For all of you grieving a recent loss this holiday season, my heart is with you. Dealing with loss over the holidays can be especially tricky – feeling down while everyone else seems to be especially cheerful may leave yo...

Holiday Puppies

There is nothing better than imagining your loved one opening up the large, beautifully wrapped gift box, and positively squealing with joy when they find the cutest, fluffiest puppy (or kitten!) inside.  I would be lying if I...


Holiday Stress Management Tips

The Holidays are coming!  The Holidays are coming!  You know what that means…work stress, family stress, and life stress.  Here are a few tips to help keep you sane in each realm. Work Stress De-clutter your desk.  By...