Single and Frustrated? You May be Too Judgmental

Single and Frustrated? You May be Too Judgmental

Check out my latest post on Modern Sex for Psychology Today! Click here to read: Single and Frustrated? You May Be Too Judgmental

Depression is an Illness: 7 Steps Toward Healing

Depression is an Illness: 7 Steps Toward Healing

It is imperative that we view depression as an illness in order to effectively treat it, live with it, and recover from it. Otherwise, our attempts to heal from or to manage depression won’t work. When we view depression as an illness, we are more likely to be compassionate and understanding toward ourselves or our […]

How to go from single and scared to single and secure, and why it is important!

How to go from single and scared to single and secure, and why it is important!

Being single is not easy in our culture. Society judges single people. Single people judge themselves. Things are slowly changing, but there is still a loud message that says, “if you’re single, you’re not good enough”. Some people can tune the societal message out. Others have heard it so much that it feels like their […]

Important Lessons From The Survivors Of The Oregon Shooting

We can all learn from Ana Boylan, a survivor of the recent massacre in Oregon. Her reaction is powerful. “I will never, ever take for granted a second, a minute, an hour in the day,” she said. You can read the full article here: Oregon Shooting Survivor Says Gunman Was Deranged And Laughed After Shooting Teacher. So often […]

Unconditional Self-Love

Unconditional Self-Love

“Don’t go into a relationship with an empty heart, and expect your partner to complete it for you. No heart can ever be complete without the presence of unconditional self-love.” –Edmond Mbiaka People underestimate the power of unconditional self-love: It influences how we live our lives and the choices we make. It takes time to know […]