You’re driving on the road, enjoying the music and views, the sun shines on your face, and the skies are clear. It is a great day!
Suddenly, a light flashes on your dashboard. On closer inspection, it appears to be the gaslight.
You look at the light and feel a whirlwind of emotion rise. You feel hot, flushed, your...Learn More
We hear the word ‘anxiety’ used a lot more frequently and in a wider variety of contexts in North American culture today, than we have in pervious decades. We hear the word used generally, as well as in reference to social, political, vocational, familial, environmental and relational settings. As such, “anxiety” is more ubiquitous, and to a certain extent, more normalized, than in previous...Learn More
I had the unfortunate displeasure of going through two fairly significant losses at the beginning of the year. The first loss I experienced was the loss of my grandmother (Nanny) and the second loss was the ending of a five-year romantic relationship. Because of the proximity of these two losses, I was, to be honest, a blubbering train wreck most days of the week. On one hand there was...Learn More
If You’re Happy and You Know It, Clap Your Hands!
A common question, or rather direction, I receive is some variation of “I just want to be happy, give me the tools to get there.” Alas I present you,
How to reach true happiness
Now, the smug part of me so badly wants to leave this post at that, however because of the silence from my previous demand (clapping if you’re happy), the...Learn More