Mindfulness is great. Mostly. But being aware of your thoughts can be downright painful, especially when they’re full of self-judgement. Self-compassion can help.
How I’m using place as a way to regulate my nervous system. Plus book recommendations, including two novels with a strong sense of place and poems that will make you feel calm and connected.
Why you should always remember the brine (and just what I mean by that), advice for how to cope when you’re therapist is away, and three great books right now.
What I learned from my new Google knowledge panel (It’s not what you think). Plus three great books to read right now — including one of the best ones I’ve read all year.
Learn the latest on how social media use impacts kids and teen’s mental health, what to do to help kids stuck on a therapy waitlist, why it’s almost always worth practicing optimism — and when you should pull back to avoid toxic positivity. Oh! And books! I have 3 to recommend to you.
Emotional wellness advice I need to hear on my 37th birthday. Maybe it’ll help you too?
Insights on mindfulness and compassion inspired by my toddler and a tube of chapstick.
The exposure therapy hack that’s helping me set professional boundaries, plus two new product reviews from me, and three books I recommend.
Why responsive is my word of the year, why sadness isn’t as bad as you think, and the three books I can’t stop thinking about this month.
This fall, I experienced unexpected health problems. I have a message for anyone who, like me, finds themselves the owner of a frightening body and a frantic brain.