No Health Insurance? Here are 10 Ways You Can Still Get Therapy


If you’re ready to start taking care of your mental health, but don’t know how to afford therapy without insurance, I feel you. I’ve been there. But you’re in luck! Because below is a list of creative avenues you can take to get the mental health treatment you’ve been searching for, even without insurance. If […]

How to Stop Procrastinating Right Now: 3 Quick Tips

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It feels very hypocritical to be writing a post about how to stop procrastinating right now when I am literally, in this moment, procrastinating, and trying to take action even though I don’t want to. Most likely, if you’ve found yourself on this post, part of you wants to stop procrastinating right now and take […]

We Can All Use A Little Climate Change Therapy


If you are constantly worried about the state of our planet and starting to feel pretty hopeless about anything changing, it is likely that you are experiencing eco-anxiety along with a touch of existential dread. And a little bit of climate change therapy might be just what you (and the world-at-large), needs for the human […]

10 Of The Most Powerful Self-Compassion Quotes

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Have you ever come across a quote that activated hope inside of you and had the power to completely turn your day around? Well today my friends, if you’re in search of that kind of quote, you’re in luck. Because I’ve gathered my top 10 favorite quotes on self-compassion, to help you do just that. […]

The Social Clock: An Important Timeline Or False Alarm?

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Feeling left behind while all of your friends are off getting married, having kids or being promoted is no joke! Okay, maybe it’s a joke when it’s in a meme. But the reality is, this “joke” touches on a phenomenon that causes us to compare ourselves to others. And triggers us to feel inadequate when […]

Falling In Love With Reading Again Brings Mental Health Benefits

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If you’re someone who enjoys reading, but just can’t get yourself to read these days, this post is going to help you fall in love with reading again. I too, have always loved reading books. But there is no doubt that within the past few years, my ability to focus when reading has dramatically declined. And […]

“Never Have I Ever” Is Therapy For Your Teenage Self

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Thank you, Netflix, for giving me Never Have I Ever Therapy. Is it just me, or is Never Have I Ever one of the most relatable, therapeutic, and unexpectedly profound sitcoms you’ve ever seen? I really wish shows like this were on TV when I was a teen. Even now, as a 30-something-year-old, it’s still […]

Hate Being Alone? Try These 5 Tips From a Therapist

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Do you dread weekends where you don’t have every moment filled with some kind of plan or event? Or feel stressed and lonely if someone cancels on you? If so, there is one mind shift you need to enjoy being alone. I remember being fresh out of college, and absolutely hating the idea of being […]

1-Minute Mindfulness Exercises That Will Ease Your Anxiety

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You’ve probably heard about the benefits of practicing mindfulness. It can help reduce anxiety, increase self-awareness, encourage kindness, and even improve tolerance around physical pain. And luckily, mindfulness can be practiced in any moment, even for just 1 minute at a time. It’s like a more practical, accessible kind of meditation. Mindfulness is simply a […]

How to Stop Worrying About Others and Focus on Yourself

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Believe it or not, one of the most common themes that comes up in therapy is how to stop worrying about others, and focus on yourself instead. Oftentimes, it’s not such an obvious problem. It can look like “But I don’t want to disappoint my parents.” Or “They’re judging me, I know it.” Or, “What […]

6 Tips On How To Be Social After The Pandemic

We are coming up on a year of social isolation. The general assumption is that as more of us get vaccinated, life will become one big celebration. Everyone will be partying and happy and all will be swell again! For some of us, that may be the case, and if so, hooray! However, I’m dedicating […]