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The Beginnings of Consent

Today I want to remind everyone about the idea of teaching consent from a young age. I say remind...

The Transition Back to School

The experience of going back to school after summer break can differ for everyone.  As a former...

Postpartum Anxiety: It’s Real, and We Need to Talk About it More

Postpartum depression (PPD) is a pretty common topic amongst new mothers and their doctors.  While...

Your Diagnosis is Not Your Label

Labels are important in our society. Some labels are literal; you will buy a jar of pickles because...

Getting Through Anniversaries of Traumatic Events: “Anniversary Reaction”

Recently, I was asked to give suggestions on how someone can get through the heaviness and...

The ‘Why’ of Gift Giving

It’s that time again: “the most wonderful time of the year…” This time last year I wrote a short...

Turning Fear into Something Positive

I want to talk about fear.

Mindfulness Matters

What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is a personal journey that allows you to have a greater intimacy...