The Mental Health Benefits of Having a Daily Routine

Routines are essential at every stage of life—from childhood and adolescence to adulthood. They help us cope with change, create healthy habits, improve interpersonal relationships, and reduce stress.

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Tips for Letting Go of Past Mistakes

Everyone makes mistakes—it’s part of what makes us human. But when we can’t forgive ourselves for past mistakes, they can interfere with daily life, leading to low self-esteem, guilt and shame, and other mental health issues.

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How to Cope During the Coronavirus Crisis

The new realities of working from home, home-schooling, unemployment, and lack of physical contact with loved ones can take a significant toll on mental health.

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Most of us have never experienced a health epidemic like COVID-19 here in the United States, so of course, we don’t know what to expect or how to react. During any epidemic or disruptive event, it’s essential to take steps to maintain good mental health and overall wellbeing.

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Divorce: Coping Skills to Make It Through

No matter how amicable your breakup, divorce can be one of the most challenging and stressful experiences you’ll ever endure. Like any significant life event, divorce disrupts virtually all aspects of your life.

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How to Combat Stress During the Holidays

Also known by the oxymoron “festive stress,” the increased stress levels people feel during the last month of the year seem to increase with each passing year. This phenomenon has piqued the interest of mental health professionals, who have studied the stages, causes, and coping mechanisms for holiday stress.

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Self-Care Is More Than Just Taking a Bath and Pouring a Glass of Wine

Self-care has been a buzzword for a few years now, rising in popularity and usage since 2016. It may sound like a passing trend. The fact is, it seems to be here to stay, especially when you think of it as regularly caring for your well-being.

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Stop Sabotaging Yourself: Tips for Getting Out of Your Own Way

There are many reasons that we become our own worst enemy. They often come from unconscious fears, thoughts, beliefs, and emotions. Yet, with the right kind of help you can learn to recognize what’s holding you back from being good to yourself, succeeding, building self-confidence, or finding happiness.

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Rediscovering Self-Care in NYC

Self-care is not a one-size-fits-all process. I frequently remind clients that change doesn’t happen overnight. I often hear: “I know I should be doing X, but…” Many recognize that self-care is essential and can recite most of the proven self-care strategies. However, even the most capable and diligent person can’t possibly expect to wake up suddenly and incorporate all of them. Any process worth committing to takes time to learn and integrate and requires self-patience and self-compassion.

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