DBT for Preschoolers?

Sunday mornings in my house typically go like this.. We wake up at 7am (because my small children have not gained an appreciation for sleeping in.) I turn on PBS for them for a morning of “Curious George,” “Sesame Street,” “Cat in the Hat.” While their eyes are glued...

Wedding and Family and Work, Oh My!

Overwhelmed, anxious, avoidant, isolated, infuriated.  These are just the tip of the iceberg of emotions I’ve been experiencing for the past six months!  Trying to find a balance between family, work, and planning a wedding has left me stressed, to say the least…...

Purpose the Positive

Okay, I’ll admit it. I have, in a way, not been practicing self care lately. Prime time for the Olympics starts at 8pm and I can’t help but keep my eyes glued to the television until coverage ends well past midnight. While staying up that late does not...

Adult Coloring

Fact: I like to color.This is not a joke. This is a real thing. As an adult I enjoy coloring and for anyone who rolls their eyes (yea, you!) take a second and push your judgment to the side. For a brief moment think about your childhood. Coloring was one of the most...

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...