Stress and High Blood Pressure Are Correlational, Not Causal—Week of 12/19/22

Every week I will be reviewing a reputable news article and engaging with it from a mental health professional standpoint. These will be short posts following a three segment model: 1. The News=short synopsis of article 2. The View= My initial impression of the article, and the news impact in the mental health world 3.Continue reading “Stress and High Blood Pressure Are Correlational, Not Causal—Week of 12/19/22”

College Students Stress— Week of 12/12/22

Every week I will be reviewing a reputable news article and engaging with it from a mental health professional standpoint. These will be short posts following a three segment model: 1. The News=short synopsis of article 2. The View= My initial impression of the article, and the news impact in the mental health world 3.Continue reading “College Students Stress— Week of 12/12/22”

Avoidance, Procrastination, and Hiatus, Oh My!

So. Well….This is awkward…   It has clearly been a long, long while since I have published anything on my site. To be exact, I haven’t written a piece since 2021 rolled over. I have an unfinished draft of a piece I was writing on depression that also spoke to how I was feeling during theContinue reading “Avoidance, Procrastination, and Hiatus, Oh My!”

How I Built Me

   For this post, I am going to offer an exercise that is rooted in mindfulness and narrative practices. This is an exercise I would offer to someone who is having trouble with self-compassion, or may rely on intellectualization a lot. This exercise can be conducted with a client (as a therapist), or something thatContinue reading “How I Built Me”

Who Does Your Mind Sublease To?: Naming The Unwanted Internal Roomate

“Those who realize their folly are not true fools.” Zhuangzi If you are reading this, you are likely afflicted with the human condition (unless you are some sort of super computer who has achieved sentience…in which case, I assure you, I am pro-singularity!). Generally, the human condition is a pretty sweet deal, but it doesContinue reading “Who Does Your Mind Sublease To?: Naming The Unwanted Internal Roomate”

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