Let’s Talk Burn Out

Let’s Talk Burn Out

Ah, let’s talk burn out—I can guarantee most of us know the feeling, but what does it really mean? According to helpguide.org, burn out is “a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress”. Understanding what it...
Can vs Can’t Control

Can vs Can’t Control

Do you focus on what you CAN control, or what you CAN’T? A common theme that I have been seeing in my clients, friends, family and even myself is putting focus on things that we can’t control. During the Covid-19 pandemic, for example, it may feel like we...
So You Want Justice?

So You Want Justice?

**Note: This article was written and posted prior to the death of George Floyd and in no way pertains to appropriate justice for that his horrific death. This article was intended to address being wronged in interpersonal relationships only.** So you’ve been wronged...
Getting To Know Yourself Too Well

Getting To Know Yourself Too Well

Wow, with how much time we’ve spent with ourselves over the last six weeks or so, you may have been getting to know yourself too well!  Really, think back . . . working from home, homeschooling, and just generally not being able to move about freely, created many...
Is Toxic Positivity Causing A Problem?

Is Toxic Positivity Causing A Problem?

Have you ever heard of toxic positivity?  A good example is when you’ve opened up to someone about your feelings or what you have been struggling with and they responded back with some type of an “at least” statement? “Well, at least, you still have ___.” “At...