It is no secret that COVID-19 has changed all of our lives and has left a lot of individuals (children and adults) in distress as it has made us make extreme adjustments to our day-to-day activities. The uncertainty of the situation has been causing higher levels of stress for many families. From worrying about jobs,…

A therapist’s view on mental health As we navigate through our world, there are times of smooth sailing and times of choppy waters that make it difficult to stay on course. Its important however to build certain routines into your daily living. The healthier we are, the more it’ll take to knock us down. In…

It seems lately every time I tell someone I’m a therapist for anxiety, the response I get is: “You must be really busy!” It’s true that recent statistics indicate more and more people are seeking therapy for anxiety. However, it can be easy to mistake common anxiety symptoms for standard, run-of-the-mill stress. Therefore, it can…

“There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” You could easily replace the word “criticism” with the word “failure” in this great quote by Aristotle. Fear of failure causes us to miss out on life. When we’re so afraid of failing at something, we either don’t try at…