Self Care in a Crisis

If you’re having trouble practicing self-care right now, in the midst of a national crisis, you are not alone. There is so much happening in the world that feels out of our control, and the constant exposure to tragedy can make you feel overwhelmed, burned out, and emotionally exhausted. And when we feel those [...]

By |2020-06-12T16:08:09+00:00June 12th, 2020|self care|0 Comments

Affirmations: What They Are and How to Use Them

What’s an affirmation? Have you ever used an affirmation? Affirmations just are short, positive statements. We use them to affirm positive feelings within ourselves–about ourselves, our talents, our capabilities, our jobs, our relationships, anything.  And while that may seem a little silly–saying something positive to yourself in the hopes that you will eventually believe [...]

By |2020-05-28T21:15:10+00:00May 29th, 2020|self care, self growth|2 Comments

How Therapists Are Taking Care of their Own Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

*Article contribution by Maureen Werrbach, LCPC for Thrive Global. “It’s more important than ever now that therapists find ways to pivot in order to self care while continuing to care for clients via teletherapy. One simple way to do this is by setting longer breaks between client sessions (ie 10-15 minutes) to get up [...]

By |2020-03-31T19:10:10+00:00March 30th, 2020|pandemic, self care|0 Comments

Self Care In Self-Quarantine

Last week we talked about why now is the perfect time to talk to a therapist. But that’s not the only way to take care of yourself while self quarantining and practicing social distancing! With the shift to working from home and enforcing social distancing, all of our routines need to change. And it’s [...]

By |2020-03-26T16:25:54+00:00March 26th, 2020|self care|0 Comments

How To Prioritize Self-Care

Self-care: you’ve heard of it. It’s everywhere. It is an idea commonly used to sell you millennial pink bath products, but it is actually so much more than that. Self-care is basically just improving the relationship you have with yourself. How often do you think about the relationship you have with yourself? What do [...]

By |2019-12-11T19:22:15+00:00December 18th, 2019|self care, self growth|0 Comments

Boundary Basics

Setting boundaries is an important life skill. We all need boundaries because they help protect us, but they help out the other people in our life too.  A boundary marks a limit and we all have limits. Boundaries come in many forms in our lives and it’s important to know what your boundary is, [...]

By |2018-07-05T17:13:29+00:00July 26th, 2018|Fariha Newaz, self care|0 Comments

9 Tips For Resetting Your Day If You Get Off On The Wrong Foot

*Article contribution by Maureen Werrbach, LCPC for simplemost. "'I can’t tell busy moms this enough,' says psychotherapist Maureen Werrbach, LCPC. Even if you only have five minutes, find some way to do something for yourself. 'Have your kids with you? Turn the tv on for the kiddos and read a chapter of your book,' she says. 'Call a [...]

By |2020-03-31T19:09:26+00:00December 22nd, 2017|self care|0 Comments

What really happens to your body when you’re depressed

*Article contribution by Maureen Werrbach, LCPC for The List. "For many people, depression hits hard — they suddenly find themselves enveloped in a veil of tears and debilitating hopelessness that makes it difficult to get through a normal day. For others, however, the signs may not be quite as obvious. In fact, because depression is a [...]

By |2020-03-31T19:09:01+00:00December 22nd, 2017|Depression, self care|0 Comments