Kids Are Getting More Depressed. Ten Things You Can Do.

This post was originally published in 2017 after I watched the first season of 13 Reasons Why, which has gone on to have three more seasons. I wish I could say kids and teenagers are less depressed today than then, but unfortunately that’s not the case. The...

Are We Teaching Our Children to Be Perfectionists?

What are you teaching your child about admitting vulnerability? About feeling something that they don’t want to feel, but do? About revealing hurt or pain? About depression? Maybe you don’t even believe children can be depressed. But you’re wrong....

Catching Your Perfectionism and Shame — The Art of Mindfulness

I’m sharing this post from a couple of years ago with you because I hope it could be helpful for those of you struggling during this pandemic. Mindfulness is a powerful tool that can help you during moments when you’re feeling overwhelmed due to anxiety or...

186 SelfWork: When You’ve Lost Yourself

Getting lost in a relationship. .. if you’ve ever done it, you know the sinking feeling in your gut that comes when you think about it again. Somehow your “self” – the you that you knew before the relationship began – got ignored, changed, forgotten, absorbed,...

Real Men. More Suicide. What Will It Take For Men To Seek Help?

This post was originally written over five years ago. Sadly it’s more true today than it was even then. With all that we’re dealing with these past months worldwide, I fear things will only continue to get worse. Watching someone you love destroying...