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What To Expect From Mental Health Counseling

What should someone expect from mental health counseling? A question I  get quite often as a mental health professional. There are many types of counselors out there, but this article will focus on licensed professional counselors.  If you just booked your first visit- congratulations! If you're thinking about booking your first visit- also congratulations. You [...]

By |2022-05-11T07:09:31-04:00April 13th, 2022|Mental health|Comments Off on What To Expect From Mental Health Counseling

Leave Burnout Behind: 6 Ways You Can Reignite Your Life

Do you want to leave burnout behind? Know what it is first. Burnout is a state of physical, mental, and emotional exhaustion that results from overextending oneself physically, mentally, or emotionally. It is characterized by a lack of interest in previously enjoyed activities, feelings of cynicism and detachment from work, and a sense of ineffectiveness. [...]

By |2022-05-11T09:21:53-04:00April 4th, 2022|Mental health|Comments Off on Leave Burnout Behind: 6 Ways You Can Reignite Your Life

10 Signs of Low Self-esteem in a Woman and What to Do to Boost It

Women are much stronger than men. Low self-esteem is a common problem that many women face on a daily basis. This can be due to a number of factors, including society's expectations, personal experiences, and genetics. It is important for women to understand the signs of low self-esteem and how it can negatively affect their [...]

By |2022-06-13T08:28:03-04:00March 2nd, 2022|Mental health|Comments Off on 10 Signs of Low Self-esteem in a Woman and What to Do to Boost It

10 Reasons Why You Feel “Not Good Enough”

Why would you not know that you are good enough? Feeling "not good enough" is more common than you would think. As a new mental health professional, I was surprised to find out that more than 90% of my clients expressed "I don't feel good enough," "Why am I not good enough, "Am I good [...]

By |2022-06-13T08:30:24-04:00February 23rd, 2022|Mental health|Comments Off on 10 Reasons Why You Feel “Not Good Enough”

15 Easy Stress Management Techniques You Can Practice Today

Stress can be described as mental or emotional pressure. Our body responds to any change, whether physical or emotional. Stress causes a significant imbalance in the body. Therefore, you should learn to live with stress instead of letting it take over your life. The following are 15 techniques for stress management: 1. Get Sufficient Sleep [...]

By |2022-05-11T09:08:34-04:00January 19th, 2022|Mental health|Comments Off on 15 Easy Stress Management Techniques You Can Practice Today

8 Warning Signs You Might Be Experiencing Chronic Stress

The symptoms of stress are often overlooked because they can be so subtle. It's important to recognize them, though, because only then will you know when the time is right for you to take a break and recharge your mind and body. Chronic stress affects your physical and mental health: Chronic stress can have a [...]

By |2022-05-11T09:29:39-04:00January 10th, 2022|Mental health|Comments Off on 8 Warning Signs You Might Be Experiencing Chronic Stress

Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain in the same week?

I am deeply saddened to learn about the deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain in the same week. I still remember Robin Williams’ death and my clients taking up their sessions to talk about his death and the impact they felt. The same happened this week as a lot of my clients talked about [...]

By |2022-05-11T09:20:19-04:00June 8th, 2018|Mental health|Comments Off on Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain in the same week?

Why intelligent people suffer from existential depression?

What is Existential Depression? When one goes through a trauma--a death of a loved one, a job loss, natural disaster, for example-it is understandable that the individual experiences distress because her life and the world disintegrates. The person might become sad, despaired, angry, and even bitter towards life. Things don’t have the same meaning that [...]

By |2022-03-01T05:12:05-05:00May 31st, 2018|Gifted, Life Coaching, Mental health|Comments Off on Why intelligent people suffer from existential depression?

Ten Simple Ways to Feel Adequate About Appearance

Being satisfied with what you look like can appear to be tuff in this present appearance-driven society. The media sustains you consistent messages such as “does your skin look like this” or “do you wish to have a figure like this,” breeds dissatisfaction in you. Trust me, Feeling pleased with your appearance is the ultimate [...]

By |2022-03-01T05:07:15-05:00May 1st, 2018|Life Coaching, Mental health, Techniques|Comments Off on Ten Simple Ways to Feel Adequate About Appearance

Questions to help you pick your next therapist!

The Prologue Choosing a therapist is no big deal nowadays. You’ll find a therapist, or call her a counselor in colloquial terms, in every nook and corner, but the question is whether you have found the right one for yourself. Whether the one you have chosen is perfect as per your concerned issues? Being a [...]

By |2018-07-18T09:29:53-04:00March 4th, 2018|Gifted, Mental health|Comments Off on Questions to help you pick your next therapist!

Know your legal rights when working with a mental health problem

Mental health issues contribute to a major extent in disturbing your daily routine. These issues can actually pose a great impact on your working ability than any other illness does. Receiving an adequate source of income and earning goodwill in the workplace can divert you from your mental health issues. Often your work gets affected [...]

By |2018-07-18T08:30:27-04:00February 19th, 2018|Mental health|Comments Off on Know your legal rights when working with a mental health problem

Why Florida Shooting? Are we failing as a society?

I sit here at my desk heartbroken reading about Nikolas Cruz and what he might be feeling and thinking when he walked into that school in Florida. As I read different news from different sources, I am forced to think, “Where are we failing as a society? Why do we have so many angry and [...]

By |2022-05-11T09:29:17-04:00February 15th, 2018|Gifted, Mental health|Comments Off on Why Florida Shooting? Are we failing as a society?

Emotional Health Through Writing

Who knew that writing could be a free therapy? When it comes to emotional health, you have to come to the right side of the brain. Left-brain uses logic, rationalization, and reasoning. Right-brain, on the other hand, stores emotions, feelings, abstractness, and intuition. These are all the things that are often suppressed in today’s “scientific” [...]

By |2022-05-11T03:52:44-04:00January 24th, 2018|Mental health, Self-help, Techniques|Comments Off on Emotional Health Through Writing

7 Ways You Haven’t Tried to Avoid SAD

Do you feel the chilly winds and freezing temperature today? And it is not even the beginning yet. Technically we are not even in winter yet. Empty streets, fallen leaves, barren trees, gray skies, and chilly winds can be sad. Seasonal Effective disorder (SAD) affects over half a million Americans and 60-90% of them are [...]

By |2022-05-02T05:43:11-04:00December 13th, 2017|Mental health|Comments Off on 7 Ways You Haven’t Tried to Avoid SAD
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