The Blog

Cultivating Moments of Joy While Practicing the Art of Acceptance

Coping Skills

The Only Self-Care Practice You’ll Ever Need

I’m a big fan of all forms of self-care. However, over the years, there is one practice that has had the most long-lasting and powerful impact on my wellbeing. And no, I’m not talking about getting a good night’s sleep. Or a regular spa treatments. Heck, even riding my Peloton doesn’t do as much for

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Personal Reflections

Feeling Left Behind? It’s Not You; It’s The Social Clock

Last week I turned 37. And I must say, it is my favorite age yet. After thinking more deeply about why, I’ve realized it’s because my thoughts and feelings are no longer controlled by the tick-tock of the social clock. Instead, they gently sway with the beat of my own drum. Which is much more

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Coping Skills

How to Navigate a Breakup “All Too Well”

Taylor Swift released the highly anticipated 10-minute version of one of her most powerful breakup songs, “All Too Well.” When I woke up this morning I immediately played it twice in bed and twice while making coffee, before realizing “Wow. I just spent almost 45 minutes listening to the same song over and and over again.”

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Joy

Why Never Have I Ever Is the Best Show… Ever!

Is it just me, or is Never Have I Ever one of the most relatable, emotionally rich, and unexpectedly profound TV shows on Netflix?⁠ 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 managing to nourish that inner-adolescent that still exists inside of

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Emotions

How Taylor Swift Songs Teach Us About Feelings

It is a rainy day in Brooklyn. I am sitting at my kitchen table, drinking an iced coffee, listening to Taylor Swift’s brand new album, Folklore, on repeat. It was unexpectedly released last night, and I have now found myself, unexpectedly, overwhelmed with all the feels.

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Therapy

7 Signs That You Should Talk To A Therapist

Most people believe that therapy is reserved only for individuals who are experiencing extreme dysfunction. But what about those people who are able to function “normally,” but still have that feeling that something is not quite right? Below is a list of signs that you may benefit from talking to a professional, AKA a therapist.

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