One of my favorite movies is Notting Hill. There are several reasons this movie makes my must-see list, but one comes from the moment when Julia Roberts reminds Hugh Grant that “she’s just a girl, standing in front of a boy wanting him to love her.” That resonated with me because don’t we all want […]
In our book, A New Fearless You, Cindy Smith, my co-author, and I ask the question, “When was the last time you played hide-and-seek?”
I was reading an article in Time magazine that reported in 2017, nearly 40% of college students felt so depressed during the school year that it was difficult for them to complete the year. And 61% of students said they had “felt overwhelming anxiety” in the same time period (survey conducted by American College Heath […]
“Instead of focusing entirely on surface needs and desires, you learn to recognize the unresolved childhood issues that under-lie them. When you look at relationships with this x-ray vision, your daily interactions take on more meaning. Puzzling aspects of your relationship begin to make sense to you, and you have a greater sense of control.” […]
The recent celebrity deaths by suicide have spurred widespread discussion about the topic. As a mental health professional and a therapist for the last 17 years, the challenging topic of suicide has come to my attention more times than I can count.