how to deal

When Tragedy Strikes

Unfortunately, tragedies and challenges are part of our lives.  Many people lose hope in the face of difficult times.  I would like to share a bit of a personal story about a recent event in my life and some ways to begin the healing process.  There can't be a rainbow without a storm. 

6 Strategies for Dealing with Infertility During the Holidays

If you're going through infertility, the holidays will likely be a challenging time.  You may not even be aware of your emotions or the potential to be put in uncomfortable and stressful situations over the course of the season.  Here I discuss 6 strategies for getting through the holidays, using your support systems, and enjoying your time with your partner. 

Face Your Fears: Coming Out of the Infertility Closet

Is the fear of failure of judgment holding you back from sharing your struggles with infertility?  Do you find that you are isolating yourself and cutting off social relationships?  It's National Face your Fears Day, and time to reach out for support in your infertility journey. 

Are you Surviving the Mommy Wars? What a Therapist Says you Need to Know

If you're a parent, you've probably gotten involved in the mommy war in one way or another.  It can be overwhelming, stressful, and cause anxiety or other emotional issues.  I have put together a survival guide based on therapeutic principles.  You are the expert of your own life, can learn mindfulness, have control over your choices and behaviors, and can engage in humor to get through the battlefield and out of the war.