You’re awful! You treat yourself like crap! And it’s because of the way you think. So many of us were taught how to take care of ourselves physically through diet and exercise, being active, living life to the fullest. But not too many were taught how to think healthy thoughts. In fact, some of us … Continue reading The A-Word: Anxiety – Stinking Thinking
"What're you so anxious about?!" "Just think happy thoughts" Riiiiight! Just about everybody struggles with anxiety in some form or another. This is going to be a multiple part series on anxiety in its different forms and coping skills for dealing with yours. This post I'll unpack the basics of what anxiety is and give … Continue reading The A-Word! Anxiety: The Not-So-Silent Killer
You need a vacation! Me too!! The impact that day to day life can have on us can really add up. And when that happens, it's time to get away from it all. There are multiple benefits that can come from taking a vacation every now and again. I had a lot of fun being … Continue reading Get Outta Town!: Podcast Interview About the Mental Health Benefits of Vacations
Winter has come! House Stark was right!! (And if you don't get that reference then we can't be friends) Now that the holidays are behind us and everyone is well into the detox, withdrawal and hangry phases of their new year's resolutions, Seasonal Affective Disorder can really take its toll. For many, the excitement and … Continue reading So SAD: The Power of Seasonal Affective Disorder
Hello and thank you to all that read the On The Couch blog. I’m back with another installment for this week and this time around we have a very special treat. We have our first guest on the blog who I’ll be interviewing in just a moment. This is something I’m very excited about … Continue reading Interview With Millenial Mrs. and Mom Author Savannah Esposito
This post is part of a 2-part collaboration with the wonderful Savannah Esposito. Please be sure to check out her blog, Millenial Mrs and Mom, and show her some love. I'll be posting an interview that I did with her next Thursday (12/28) with more about relationships, communication, what projects she has coming up and … Continue reading Is Your Relationship Doomed?!
First I'd like to say a huge thank you to my readers for the kind words from my tribute to my brother upon his passing. I greatly appreciate the support and ability to take the time and space to grieve. As I move forward I'll be looking to get back on track with posting regularly. … Continue reading Parent or Friend – Navigating the Gray