How to Turn Holiday Chaos Into Holiday Joy

Starting in mid-November, there are many holidays to celebrate. Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s Eve all happen between the middle of November and the end of the year. These holidays man filled with wonderful traditions, seasonal magic, treasured togetherness, and heartwarming nostalgia. Everyone has different things they look forward to most […]

Five Ways to Have a Strong Connection With Your Teen 

Some days, it may feel like your teen’s world is so different from yours that you two can not connect. While every parent has been a teen at some point, it is also true that your remembered experience as a teen was not the same as your teen’s experience. After all, we didn’t grow up […]

How to Set Boundaries During the Thanksgiving Holiday

With Thanksgiving approaching, you may be feeling some nerves settle in about participating in a traditional dinner. While in recent years, we have come to recognize that there is a problematic history with this holiday, many of us still use the occasion as a reason to come together with loved ones and focus on the […]

Communication is Connection: 3 Things To Do When Communicating with Your Partner

What would you say are the pillars of a good relationship? What makes the foundation strong? Most of us might say trust, respect, and shared values. We might also want to add honesty and compatibility. Last but not least, a key player in a good relationship always comes down to good communication. Through strong, direct, […]

Parenting an Anxious Child: 5 Ways to Parent an Anxious Child

Most of us have experienced increased anxiety over the past few years. This increase has led to a greater awareness and understanding of what anxiety is and how it can show up. For people who already had an underlying anxiety disorder, this time may have led to an increase in their symptoms. For others, this […]

How is Your Inner Child Doing? 3 Ways to Connect With Your Inner Child

Are you struggling with anxiety, insecurity, and low self-esteem? Believe me, 9 out of 10 of us are…And that other person is likely just in denial. I say that to normalize the human struggle we all have with our emotions, self-confidence, self-love, and self-acceptance. Let me normalize one more thing: this is a lifelong journey […]

Best Halloween Date Ideas! Because What Scares You Could Bring You Closer

We tend to think relationships are about positive feelings such as connection, love, and excitement. While these are important feelings to experience in any relationship, we often find ourselves proportionately scared about experiencing negative emotions. Because falsely, we think these negative emotions, such as jealousy, guilt, and insecurity, will break our relationship apart. What they […]

What if You Don’t Want to Have Any Kids? 3 Ways to Make the Decision

Growing up, you may have been exposed to lifestyle choices and expectations that were quite traditional. Most often, the trajectory may have looked something like this: go to school, then college, then get a job, and start a family once you find the person you want to spend the rest of your life with. This […]

When Monday Anxiety Hijacks Your Sundays! 3 Ways to Cope with the Sunday Blues

We all look forward to our weekends. They’re the part of the week when we get to spend time with loved ones and/or engage in pleasurable activities, whether that’s going for a hike or sleeping in. For some of us, our “weekends” are mid-week, or shorter or longer than the traditional two-day Saturday and Sunday […]