Stress

When you’re struggling with postpartum depression (PPD), you need help. Use these techniques to help you ease symptoms of PPD and find some relief. Society and the media have often perpetuated the myth that having a baby is all sunshine and happiness. The moms in diaper commercials smile at dirty diapers. Celebrities pose with their… Read more

Having a new baby is a very emotional experience.   As a mother, you may feel a myriad of emotions – everything from excitement and happiness to worry and fear. You may worry about your ability to take care of your baby. Some anxiety is normal – it is there to help you protect your baby… Read more

It doesn’t matter if it was your idea, if you both agreed it would be better, if you fought, or if he just up and left. Breakups hurt. You might not have thought you would need to heal from a breakup like this one, but here you are–heartbroken. At first, you just felt numb or… Read more

Holidays are stressful. Need we say more? There’s the expectation that everything will be eggnog and gingerbread, but then you burn the ham and your partner forgot to hang the wreath—and now it’s all gone grinchy! Luckily, there are a few simple things you can do to prevent fighting during the holidays. Seriously, though, the… Read more

It’s natural to feel anxious during pregnancy. But if you were (or are) pregnant during COVID-19, that anxiety was probably even more intense. During pregnancy, you went through a lot of physical and mental changes. One month you felt sick to your stomach but happy and excited for your new baby. The next month you… Read more

How to Recognize & Manage Postpartum Anxiety (PPA) Bringing a baby into the world is anxiety-inducing even at the best of times, but in the middle of the uncertainty and strife of a pandemic, it feels even scarier. You’re not only worried about normal baby things, you’re worried about everything. Now more than ever, learning… Read more

Along with all the cheer and excitement of the holidays, stress, expectations, and obligations often follow. And with this year’s holiday season bringing up all new stressors, you may need a refresher course on strategies to prevent holiday blues. You might be familiar with holiday blues: You’re supposed to be preparing for a happy family… Read more

Therapy to Fit Your Lifestyle (& Busy Schedule) Maybe making the drive to a therapists office just doesn’t fit in your schedule. Or maybe the logistics of driving, finding parking, and navigating through an office building adds more stress than the session relieves. While online therapy has been available for many years now, more and… Read more

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought many difficult changes. It’s turned our lives, our world, upside down—claimed family members, businesses, and freedoms. This is a chaotic, deadly time. And we’re all in the middle of trying to figure it out. If we consider life in a pandemic uncharted territory, we see its many landmarks only as… Read more

We live in times of big change and events of unprecedented, global impact, living for weeks with uncertainty and fear of pandemic, emotional and logistical challenges of social isolation, and sometimes devastating effects of recession. More than anything, all this social unrest is emotional. The world we live in has changed in the last 12… Read more