If you’re reading this, you have probably scheduled (or are considering scheduling) a telehealth counseling session. Congratulations! That is such a loving form of self-care for yourself. Mental health matters and you deserve to have support through whatever it is that you’re navigating.Read More
Life is hard. We all go through things that leave an imprint on us. From our relationships with our parents to break-ups to financial hardship to systemic oppression, what we experience leaves us changed. When what we go through is stressful – it leaves trauma. Which we often call baggage.Read More
Stop walking away during fights Read More
Therapy can help you find, and feel, yourself again
While those who are codependent have good intentions, it is actually harmful for both the individual and their relationships. Codependent people have poor boundaries and difficulty understanding their own thoughts and emotions because they spend their time and energy pleasing those around them; leading to a lost sense of self. Codependent relationships can be with a romantic partner, a friend, or family member. Ask yourself these questions to gauge your codependency?Read More
We are in unprecedented times. We are unified in that, and living in stress can bring out the worst in us. Stress can lead to dysregulation, turning to unhealthy or unhelpful coping mechanisms, and bad habits. All of these can create conflict in relationships. This new “normal” has led to people relearning how to navigate life, themselves, and their relationships. For many couples, gone are the days where you part ways in the morning, send a few texts throughout the day, go to the gym while your partner goes to a book club, and meet back up for dinner at your favourite restaurant and fill each other in about your day. Childcare adds an additional struggle as many are unable to safely have support from family during the pandemic. Overall, the stress of life can unfortunately seep its way into our relationships.Read More
Reasons Why Your Boundaries Suck (And How to Fix Them)
Okay, y’all. We need to talk. I’m going to hit you with a bit of tough love from your resident couples therapist.Read More
For women and femme-identifying folx
Finding new connection and community during a pandemic is hard. This support group for women and femme-identifying folx provides a safe space for connection, support, empowerment, and a breathe of fresh air.Read More
Increased self-love leads to increased productivity, motivation, feelings of fulfillment, seeking positive social companions, and utilization of healthy coping mechanisms. Unsurprisingly, as you work on improving your self-love, it will also improve self-esteem.
Staying safe and staying connected.
Social distancing really means physical distancing, but staying connected virtually. Without staying connected, we are really isolating ourselves. Isolation increases the risk of a variety of health problems (heart disease, dementia, depression) and leaves us feeling hopeless and alone as we try to make our way through the uncertainty and constant changes.Read More
Don't rely on temporary fixes
Conflict and stress are typical parts of any relationship. Just because they arise doesn't mean it's the end of your relationship. How you cope with this conflict and stress, however, is key.Read More
The holidays are supposed to be joyous - so it can be even harder to talk about depression and anxiety at this timeRead More