How to Show Up for your Partner Beyond the Pandemic

How to Show Up for your Partner Beyond the Pandemic

Showing up for your partner during stressful times has the potential to increase intimacy and trust in your relationship. However in the midst of a pandemic, it is easy to do the opposite and let your emotions run the show. Showing up for your partner, means more then just being physically present. It also means… Continue Reading

Is it Depression or a Covid Funk?

Is it Depression or a Covid Funk?

With Covid-19 shutting down your gym, your favorite restaurant, and even your hair stylist, it’s pretty easy to get into a funk. All the things that you used to like to do you just can’t anymore. And you can’t go out with your friends, either. So you find yourself watching endless hours of Netflix, baking… Continue Reading

Being Productive While Working from Home

Being Productive While Working from Home

Working from home can be difficult  when you are not used to it.  You might even find it more stressful than going into the office.  Getting things done at home can be hard.  There are so many distractions: Kids constantly bothering you, cleaning that needs done around your house, and everything that you do to… Continue Reading

Having Fun with Your Partner while Social Distancing

Having Fun with Your Partner while Social Distancing

here are a lot of difficult parts of the current COVID crisis.  But if you are anything like me, it is getting more and more difficult to keep entertained.  I have taken my dog on walks, I have watched Netflix constantly, I have cooked great meals.  I know I have felt at the end of my rope.  And if… Continue Reading

Coping Now That Your Covid Honeymoon is Over

Coping Now That Your Covid Honeymoon is Over

When news about Covid-19 first came out you were told that you needed to stay home for about two weeks. “This could be cool” you thought “it’s like a mandatory two week vacation”. So you had pie for dinner, let the kids stay up late, and binged out on Netflix. Ever since then you’ve heard… Continue Reading

Staying Connected with your Partner During COVID-19

Staying Connected with your Partner During COVID-19

In conversations with my clients I have heard one of two things, either COVID-19 has made them feel closer than ever to their partner, or it has put a tremendous strain on their relationship. Maybe you and your partner are learning to balance working from home and homeschooling your children. Perhaps you are an extravert,… Continue Reading

Ways to Take Care of Yourself During Quarantine. And Why Your Mind Depends on It

Ways to Take Care of Yourself During Quarantine. And Why Your Mind Depends on It

During this current COVID-19 crisis, it is important to take care of ourselves physically.  Why? Because our mind and body are connected.  You might have noticed stress getting to you a bit more.  Or you might notice that you have a quicker temper since social distancing started.  It might even just feel like a total… Continue Reading

Don’t Make Any Big Decisions During Coronavirus

Don’t Make Any Big Decisions During Coronavirus

Just because corona happened, doesn’t mean your life has stopped. You still have bills to pay, children to take care of, a career to be on top of, etc. And you still have a lot of big life decisions to make. Whether to move for your career, change careers, finally get engaged, pull the plug… Continue Reading

Keeping Your Relationship Charged During Coronavirus

Keeping Your Relationship Charged During Coronavirus

By now, you’ve probably gotten over any excitement you had about being home so much. You knew that there would come a time when being home so much would probably get boring or even feel like drudgery and you’re starting to feel it now. Things are just boring and you’re feeling in a malaise. And… Continue Reading

How to Stay Sane While Practicing Social Distancing

How to Stay Sane While Practicing Social Distancing

Thus far, the majority of our conversations about COVID-19 have focused on physical health and how to prevent this disease from spreading. But if you’re like most people, covid-19 has you feeling a little nervous, too. As a therapist, I know that mental health is just as important to consider in these uncertain times. Anxieties… Continue Reading