The Power of Mindful Breathing

Last night, as I was trolling facebook, I came across an article on the power of mindful breathing. In the article the author, Alina Gonzalez, described a technique she referred to as  “4-7-8 breathing”. Intrigued I read further.Gonzalez went on to state that she was...

Self-Compassion is Contagious

I have heard all of the excuses in the book… “I don’t deserve to be loved,” “Why should I love myself when others don’t?” “If I have self-compassion then I’m just constantly throwing a pity party,” on and on the excuses go. At the end of the day we are all hard on...

How To Eliminate Stress

Woohoo! You’ve decided to eliminate stress in 2015! And when you saw the title of this blog, you thought “Yes! This brilliant therapist is going to tell me how to get rid of all of my stress!” Now that we’re a couple months in, how’s that stress...