Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Your house appears too dirty, too cluttered, and too dusty. You obsess over the smallest of things, causing friends and loved ones to question your behaviors. Everything must be perfect for you to feel safe. Overwhelming thoughts like these can show up as insecurity or fear. Left untreated, OCD can dramatically limit your life by […]

Becoming Unstuck

What to do when you don’t know what to do. Many people feel stuck, which in turn, perpetuates the problem keeping them stuck. Usually caused by fear of the future, most people get into analysis paralysis and avoid making a decision, only to have perfection ruin any forward motion due to self judgment. Fear of […]

Postpartum Depression

Imagine this hypothetical situation. You’ve just started a new job in an important role. You quickly discovery that your work are long and demanding, knowing that sleep deprivation is inevitable and you fear you wont’ be productive. Soon you grow tired, and begin to have those feelings hopeless about ever meeting all your responsibilities. Your […]

The Joys of Journaling

Are you using one of the best, least expensive ways to gain personal clarity and emotional power? That’s right, I’m talking about the power of journaling. Setting aside time dedicated to write and meditate on life, can not only help you keep a record of your daily activities, goals but can also help you with […]

Eating Disorders

We know approximately four percent of adults and three percent of teenagers are affected by eating disorders, but most do not receive treatment. Why? Because the community doesn’t know what to look for. School personnel, friends, family and even health professionals often miss the signs. Even though eating disorders is a common problem and there is […]

The Art of Listening

Active Listening With all the content and media, the average attention span is now down to as little as eight seconds. That’s right, we tune out after eight seconds, which is less than a goldfish!! A Dying Art The need for a good listening ear is imperative as our society speeds up. Studies indicate that […]

Bullying in School

At only 10 years old, life started to cave in on Spencer as he went from outgoing and gregarious to isolated and afraid. His grades began to fall and reports of poor behavior and waning attention reports were addressed to the parents. Home life was stable, he had friends and seemed happy. What could shift […]

Dealing with Anxiety

  Many people have come to see me with severe anxiety challenges feeling this way. If you have considered medicating, you’re not alone and here are a few things to consider. First…Anxiety is not bad, yet the affects of prolonged anxiety are, and there is a big difference! Modern medicine, even with its vast advancements […]