How To Do It Right: Loving Your Body
“Today, I asked my body what she needed, which is a big deal considering my journey of not really askingRead more.
Achieving Work-Life Balance in the Entertainment Business.
As a Los Angeles based Teletherapist I have seen in influx in clients from the Entertainment Business over the pastRead more.
Post Holiday Blues
For most of us it’s the first full week back in our regular life after the holiday season. We’ve hadRead more.
Why Smart Talk Is a Great Option for Military Members and Their Families
Being a member of the military or part of a military family introduces a wide array of challenges into yourRead more.
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs – Safety and Security
Maslow’s second tier on his Hierarchy of Needs is safety and security. Being able to feel safe and secure isRead more.
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs – Physiological Needs
Physiological Needs The first step on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is known as Physiological Needs. This refers to aRead more.
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs – Introduction
There have been many different psychologist in the past century who have tried to explain human behavior and human motivation.Read more.
Pets: Their Importance to our Lives and the Challenges of Travel
If you have pets, then not every member of your family is two-legged; our four-legged family members are a crucialRead more.
Back to School Blues
What is it? Labor day has come and gone, and for most people that means summer is coming to anRead more.
How to Travel with Toddlers
After another summer coming to an end filled with crowded airports, crowded airplanes, and crying human beings (mostly children, sometimesRead more.
How to Find the Right Therapist for You
We all need some extra support at some point in our lives. It could be in the midst of aRead more.
What we Think About Becomes Our Reality
The Tetris Effect is something that Shawn Achor uses in his book “The Happiness Advantage” to describe what influences ourRead more.
How to Nurture Yourself in the Midst of New Motherhood
Congratulations! You are a new mom, and you have a brand new little baby. This will be one of theRead more.
Have you ever looked at someone and thought “wow, he must really love his job” only to find out thatRead more.
How a Positive Mindset Impacts Performance
Our brain is an amazing organ. In addition to it’s vital function of keeping us alive, it’s also the predominantRead more.
Happiness can be a difficult thing to achieve. We are taught from a young age that we should do thingsRead more.
Healing From Shame
Healing from shame is a two part process. The first part is to find the sources of your shame. TakeRead more.
Sources of Shame
As we continue to explore shame, it’s time to turn towards sources of shame. In other words, it’s time toRead more.
As we continue to focus on shame and how it impacts our daily living it is important to take aRead more.
Different Levels of Shame
Shame, like most emotions, is on a continuum. It can vary in level of intensity and how it is perceived.Read more.
Shame versus Guilt
Shame and guilt are emotions that we all feel once in a while. It’s part of the human experience andRead more.
Self-Care Done Right
Self-care is one of those terms we hear more and more often these days. If we express frustration with somethingRead more.
Relaxation – Positive Imagery
We’ve all been there before. You’re somewhere and you wish you could be somewhere else; anywhere else. Whether you’re inRead more.
Relaxation – Progressive Muscle Relaxation
There’s a lot that happens to your body when you feel anxious, stressed, or depressed. The usual instinct is forRead more.
Relaxation – Grounding
We’ve all been there. Trying to relax or to calm down but being unable to because our thoughts are runningRead more.
Relaxation – Introduction
We hear it all the time. “You need to relax”, “you need to slow down”, “you need to take aRead more.
CBT – Thought Record
So, you’ve read about Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), you’ve read about The Cognitive Triangle, and you’ve tried changing your actionsRead more.
CBT – The Cognitive Triangle
The Cognitive Triangle is one of the most popular and effective strategies that Cognitive Behavioral Therapists (CBT) use when supportingRead more.
CBT – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? It seems to be a very popular approach to therapy these days for anything fromRead more.
New Year, New You – SMART Goals
This happens every year. A new year is starting and so that means that it’s a new opportunity forRead more.