What is the Big Deal about Vulnerability?

What is the Big Deal about Vulnerability?

Vulnerability means you are coming from a place/sharing from a space where your guard, your defenses, or your worries about what someone else may think is put to the side. Being vulnerable in a romantic relationship entails maintaining your integrity (i.e., your...
How Do I Stop Perfectionism

How Do I Stop Perfectionism

The main cause of perfectionism stems from a belief of not being good enough. For some, this might manifest in a certain area (e.g., not being smart enough). For others, this belief of not being good enough could be pervasive across various components of one’s life....
How to Wake Up in a Good Mood?

How to Wake Up in a Good Mood?

1. In order to wake up in a good mood, it’s crucial to set yourself up for quality sleep the night before. This means allocating between 7-9 hours for sleep. Having a night routine can help ease into sleep and “put the day away.” A night routine may begin at least 30...
One Step at a Time

One Step at a Time

Imagine that fear is a door: the door of fear. We’re often so afraid of the idea of fear (i.e., the door), that we rarely walk through that door and challenge our fear head-on. Think about all the ways you stop just short of stepping through the door: “I don’t have...
Creative Expression

Creative Expression

2020 has been, and appears to be, the most surprising year I’ve ever had. That likely surprises no one. A friend of mine recently asked if I could share some mental health self-care tools with her. Where do I start, I thought to myself!  I gave her three suggestions...

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