The Joys of Self-Torture

Love Torture? Body Image and Self-Confidence Behind the Scenes! Part One

Feeling Tortured by Your Wardrobe? Does Your Body Image and Self-Esteem Beg for Relief? As a clinical psychologist and, more important, as a woman, I know the vital importance of a healthy body image, good self-confidence, and super self-esteem. As a result, being tortured by myself–or anything–is something I strive to avoid. Of course, torture…


Suffering from Burn-Out? 9 Hot Tips for Noticing and Decreasing the Burn-Out Threat!

If you’re struggling with ongoing stress and exhaustion, you might take comfort in knowing that ‘burn-out’ is now officially recognized as an occupational phenomenon. Making headway in the ongoing campaign to recognize and prevent the often-debilitating effects of burn-out, The World Health Organization (WHO) has concluded that burn-out is an occupational syndrome worthy of heightened…

ready for change

Are You Ready for Some Serious Self-Work? 6 Steps to Discovering if You’re Ready for Change

Changing your life for the better sounds exciting and wonderful, doesn?t it?  It can be fun to dream about getting more empowered, going after that awesome job, or finding (and being) a really great partner.  It?s lovely to imagine creating your own business, getting more education, or having a less-stressed life. It?s easy to get…

spring cleaning

Your TOP Spring Cleaning Project: 5 Steps for Clearing Out Your Stressed and Anxious Mind!

Spring is one of my favorite timesof the year. It’s filled with such sweetness and fresh life, spring abounds withthe promise of new possibilities!  We’vemoved past the stress of the holidays and cold weather. We have our New Year’sresolutions set out, summer is beckoning, and life feels like it’s just a biteasier.  And, then, before…