Accumulate Positive (Short Term)

I realized this morning, that I’ve never shared any of my Youtube videos on here. This week my clients are learning about Accumulate Positives in the Short Term. This Emotion Regulation Skill is designed to help you increase resilience by creating intentional practices of self care that reboot your emotional batteries. Also, I’m giving upContinue reading “Accumulate Positive (Short Term)”

Abort SCOTUS (& Charge Barrett & Kavanaugh for Deception during their Confirmation Hearings)

Today is June 30, 2022. It has been a week since the announcement of the overturn of Roe vs Wade. It has taken me an entire week get far enough into my processing to be able to express my feelings coherently. I began writing about this topic last spring when SB 8 was passed inContinue reading “Abort SCOTUS (& Charge Barrett & Kavanaugh for Deception during their Confirmation Hearings)”

5 of Last Year’s Biggest Lessons (& how they’re changing my reality in 2022)

Last year was a tough year for me. Life brought me to my knees. I found myself in the depths of burnout I did not believe I was capable of falling into at this point in my journey. I naively though I had “skilled” & “healed” myself far enough along my journey, that I justContinue reading “5 of Last Year’s Biggest Lessons (& how they’re changing my reality in 2022)”

Resolutions Might be Crap. How About Yearly Intentions Instead?

I love the clean slate that comes with the new year. Usually during one of the earlier weeks of January, I teach my DBT group around the theme of resolutions. One of our DBT Emotion Regulation skills is Accumlate Positives in the Long Term. The skill is from the reducing vulnerability to emotion mine sub-sectionContinue reading “Resolutions Might be Crap. How About Yearly Intentions Instead?”

DBT Skills for the Holidays ✨Free Worksheets✨

It’s that magical time of year again… No matter your beliefs or practices – we are all currently inundated with ads selling the idea of the perfect holiday season. You know the American dream where you buy, buy, buy until you’re up to your eyeballs in debt, so that you can rush to all theContinue reading “DBT Skills for the Holidays ✨Free Worksheets✨”

Bursitis Diaries: Navigating American Healthcare w ADHD

As a consumer of healthcare, the majority of my adult life I have not had real insurance. To think that for 4 of those years I worked in a hospital as a private medical provider – but my boss didn’t have to offer me insurance because I was contract. God bless America. For like 8Continue reading “Bursitis Diaries: Navigating American Healthcare w ADHD”

Bursitis Diaries: Part 2 Relief vs Release

TW: This is the most authentic and intimate series I have ever shared – there will be discussion of abuse, suicidal ideations, narcotic medication & familial trauma. Start at the beginning Bursitis Diaries: Part 1 the Gift of Pain I have spent a fair amount of time these past two months pondering the difference betweenContinue reading “Bursitis Diaries: Part 2 Relief vs Release”