Mindfulness and meditation for those who hate mindfulness.

If you would’ve asked me five years ago what I thought about mindfulness… I would have likely contorted my nose and said, “Not for me!” The whole idea of keeping my body still to help my body feel better was foreign and unwelcome. As a long distance runner, I only knew healing as a long […]

Jenny Presents at Opti-Life on Grief, Loss, and therapy

“Our capacity to grieve is our capacity to love. We must feel like we can move through grief (and feel our grief) to better be able to enjoy the gifts of loving others”. Grateful to present on grief and loss and the elements of grief and loss therapy this Saturday at Opti-Life! Always a good […]

How to Survive Thanksgiving with Your Mental Health Intact (Part 2 – 2019)

Tip #2: Set boundaries. (Tip #1 is in the previous blog post) Set self boundaries on what you’ll talk about, think about, and how you’ll react around difficult family members. As much as we’d like to, we CANNOT change how other people treat us, what they comment on, and the questions they ask/don’t ask. We CAN […]