Postpartum Depression – Part 2

Postpartum depression is very common. Researchers estimate that between ten to twenty percent of women experience postpartum depression.

When Self Care Feels More Like Work

Good self-care is often less like a bubble bath and more like someone firmly pressing down on our life and heart for the purpose of healing.

Finding the Right Therapist

We’ve put together a list of questions that may be helpful for you to ask as you are considering who to choose as a therapist!

Crying – A symptom or stress reliever?

“Crying: acceptable at funerals and the Grand Canyon.” -Ron Swanson Parks and Rec.  I love this line from the show Parks and Rec, it captures through humor how sometimes we have a somewhat skewed perspective on crying. Our perspective is usually influenced by our personality, our family’s response to crying, … Read More

Laughter as a Coping Strategy

In these seasons and more broadly in general, incorporating humor as a coping strategy can bring some positive color back into daily life.

Why is it so difficult to rest?

For some of us, it can be difficult to shut down our productivity mindset and rest. So what do we do if we suspect this drive to avoid rest has some unhealthy roots?

Encouragement for Single Parents

If you are a single parent, I want to encourage you to reach out for support from family and friends or even a trained therapist.

Beating the Winter Blues

There are things that can help make winter more manageable. Check out these helpful tips to get you through this season!