This excerpt is a follow up to last week’s post on relaxation. I’ve spent quite a bit of time working on my impatient mindset lately. I’m a therapist in Washington, DC who works with teens, couples, and adults, and I often recommend that clients practice mindfulness skills, or some form of meditation. Yet, here’s the deal. I F^*King Hate ...READ MORE »
I’m writing this month about relaxation, which seems almost antithetical to what is going on right now in the life of a typical DC mom. First, September and October are probably the busiest months of the year for parents (in addition to the end of school in May or June). Second, every woman that I know well in my ...READ MORE »
I recently spent time on a trip with an old friend who introduced me to Animal Spirit cards, which are basically Tarot cards with animals. I must admit I was skeptical. I thought it might be a fun activity but wouldn’t be particularly meaningful to my life.
She asked me to think of a challenge I had been dealing with recently ...READ MORE »