Are You Teaching Your Child to Hide Their Depression… Perfectly?

What are you teaching your child about admitting vulnerability? Or what to do with uncomfortable feelings that they don’t want, but have nonetheless? Or how to express hurt or pain? Or what depression is? Depression in kids is on the rise; whether it’s...

How To Challenge Shame Using The Art of Mindfulness

A lot of folks hear the word “mindfulness” and immediately think that it’s some weird, new age-y thing. But it’s not that. It’s also not simply awareness or being conscious of something; it goes beyond that. True mindfulness deepens your...

Three Hurdles in the Fight With the Black Dog of Depression

During this challenging time, I share this post again in the hope of helping those of you already suffering from depression, for whom that depression might be worsened by anxiety and isolation, and even for those who want to stave off potential depression as we all...

269 SelfWork: The Dangerous Twin Towers of Burnout and Perfectionism

Perhaps the most poignant messages I receive are the ones from people who love someone who’s becoming less and less “like’ themselves – and are frightened about what’s going on. This week I heard from a wife whose husband…”has always had an excuse...