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July 10, 2017

5 ways to escape the fear trap, by Lauren Urban, LMSW

Tips for approaching fear and avoidant behavior from a place of mindfulness and self-acceptance.
July 3, 2017

Freedom from fear

Here’s a meditation on freedom, in light of American Independence Day (July 4th, for those of you who don’t know) as well as July’s theme of […]
June 13, 2017

A Love Song for Single Parents by Lauren Urban, LMSW

To all of the single parents out there – I am writing this list of truths to you as a love song, in the hopes that […]
May 26, 2017

Angry about your past? Here’s how to let it go. by Lauren Urban, LMSW

We have all experienced situations (recurrent or one-off) in our past which have caused us to feel angry.  That is to be expected, and is a […]
May 19, 2017

Stop being a self-hater: What to do about anger turned inward, by Lauren Urban, LMSW

For a lot of us, our angry feelings toward others are often triggered by anger we feel toward ourselves.  As if feeling anger toward ourselves isn’t […]
May 5, 2017

Anger management like a boss! How to make your anger work for you. By Lauren Urban, LMSW

As a society, we have a major problem with anger. We are taught that anger is something to be feared and something to stuff away, even […]
April 28, 2017

How to keep your sanity while online dating, by Julia Baum, LMHC

These days, almost everyone who’s looking to date is looking online – whether you’re in search of a casual hook-up or a life-long partner, dating apps […]
April 21, 2017

But what about rejection?!?!  By Marissa Moore, LMHC

Rejection is hard. Rejection brings feelings of sadness, loneliness, frustration, and unworthiness. Today’s dating apps provide ample opportunity to meet someone new. You can swipe endlessly; […]
April 17, 2017

Dating after heartbreak: How long do I wait? by Aimee Barr, LCSW

Remember that time after you and your broke up and you were cleaning up your bedroom, only to find a t-shirt that belonged to your former […]
April 9, 2017

How to Date Happy: The Intuition Edition by Danielle Ducharme

It’s been a long time since I’ve dated, and if I were to think of healthy dating habits, I’m pretty sure I didn’t really have any […]
April 3, 2017

How to Date Happy

   According to Lorde, when you’re a part of the Love Club, everything will glow for you. Here’s the thing…it’s really hard to date in the Tinder […]
April 3, 2017

April is dating month up in here!

My dearest readers, because dating is a topic that comes up SO frequently in sessions with clients, I am dedicating the month of April to posting […]
March 24, 2017

A Love Song for Single Parents

Please enjoy this article I wrote for a friend and colleague’s blog, which contains mantras of self-acceptance and self-love for single parents.  And do visit Aimee’s […]
February 27, 2017

Being Present: Why mindfulness is something you NEED to check out – Part II

I realize like (almost) everyone else who experiences anxiety, the term “mindfulness” triggers another tizzy in a brain already frantically out of control.  I too automatically […]
February 22, 2017

Being Present: Why mindfulness is something you NEED to check out.

“Being present”, also known as mindfulness, has become a much-used phrase in the wellness and mental health communities of late.  Mindfulness, or the state of being […]
January 21, 2017

Is Catastrophic Thinking Driving You Crazy?

Catastrophizing is something that I find myself talking about with clients frequently.  It is the habit of taking a tiny amount of information and using it […]
October 18, 2016

No bourbon, no scotch, no beer: Is it time to take a break from the sauce?

I want to preface this article by saying that it may be kind of hard to read.  It may cast an unforgiving light on your behavior […]
August 23, 2016

WHAT’S SELF-LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT?

As it turns out, errrrything. A common thread in my work with clients (who come from different backgrounds, life cir cumstances, age groups, etc.) has recently […]
May 26, 2016
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Feeling like less than the life of the party? Use these resources to help you beat social anxiety.

Do you ever feel anxious or uncomfortable in social situations?  Do you feel as though you’re coming off as lacking (in coolness, smarts, looks, the usual)?  Maybe […]
March 14, 2016

How to be a better friend: Empathy v Sympathy

  Okay, so I’m mostly joking with that title.  My reason for posting this video is that people often have a hard time knowing “the right […]

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