"I'm so busy!" We hear this phrase used all of the time because the reality is we are really busy. Life is chaotic. Work demands, home-life responsibilities, family, friends, hobbies, self-care are all things which take up our time and attention on a daily basis, leaving us more susceptible to exhaustion and burnout along the … Continue reading How To Work Smarter, Not Harder
I remember feeling so anxious, confused, and overwhelmed while I was finishing my up my Bachelor's degree in Psychology, and not just because it was college and the work was challenging but because I needed to start applying to graduate programs and I had no idea where to start. The mental health field is SO … Continue reading How To Choose The Right Career Path In Mental Health When You Are Feeling Stuck
I remember when I first decided to start a blog. That was 3 years ago. Then I remember when I actually did start my blog. That was a little over a year ago. Why was there such a big gap between deciding and doing? Because I was TERRIFIED. I thought for sure no one cared … Continue reading Why Blogging Doesn’t Have To be scary
Guest Blog Post Written By: Topsie VandenBosch, LMSW In this age of social media where there is so much noise about online strategies that you "need" to be using in order to build your therapy practice as well as suggested platforms that you should be on in order to do that effectively, there are these lies … Continue reading Top 5 Social Media Marketing Lies Most Therapists Believe To Be True
This past weekend I attended the Spring 2018 Connexus Conference hosted by Valley Christian Church and as per usual, I am feeling so inspired, motivated, and excited by the event that I am feeling called to share more about my experience with all of you, in hopes that you'll feel inspired and encouraged to attend … Continue reading The Connexus Conference: Part Two
Holding ourselves accountable is one of the most challenging tasks. Why? Because we can talk ourselves out of anything. For example, if you have a goal to be more active but you get home from work on a Friday night and you're just one episode away from finding out what happens next on your favorite TV … Continue reading Why You Need An Accountability Buddy
Never in my life did I think I would go to Thailand. Sure, it was always a place I dreamed of seeing but I never thought I would actually get there (largely because of the 20 hour flight situation, but I digress). Then one morning my friend sent me a text message that said, "Want to … Continue reading The Glow Camp Retreat: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly
This is a question I've been thinking about a lot lately as it tends to come up often in my sessions with my clients. I also think it's a question many of us as entrepreneurs struggle with because the definition of success is truly so subjective, yet we are always looking to define it the … Continue reading How Do You Define Success?
I recently posted that Mondays were my favorite day of the week and the response I received from this was pure confusion! People literally could not fathom how I could be a fan of the dreaded Monday. One of my friends, who also happens to be a fellow therapist, jokingly made a comment that I … Continue reading How To Make Monday Your New Favorite Day of The Week
If you are reading this, you are likely asking yourself those very questions: “What is the Connexus Conference and why should I be interested in it?” Lucky for you, I just attended this conference and I am feeling incredibly inspired, empowered, and rejuvenated. And since I love sharing information with the community, especially when it’s … Continue reading The Connexus Conference: What It Is and Why You Need To Know About It.