How to Let Go of Past Mistakes

Do you ever find yourself thinking back to a not-so-proud moment in your life? Maybe you got in an argument with a loved one and said something terrible? Maybe you drank too much and did or said something you regret? Maybe it’s something that happened during  childhood, and you’re not even sure why you feel

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We’re hardwired for negativity, here’s how to beat the odds.

If you go to Yahoo.com, or any other news landing page, 99% of what you see will be negative. The latest serial killer mystery, a horrible story about a parent neglecting their child, or perhaps (definitely) something disgraceful happening in politics. Even if we go outside the realm of current events: have you ever noticed

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The BEST Way to Self-Care

Self-care is all the rage these days, but I don’t think trendy articles on Buzz Feed do it justice. Self-care isn’t just taking a beautiful, Instagram-worthy bath with a glass of wine. Self-care has different forms, and all of these forms are necessary. It’s not just about “feeling good” for a brief moment. (Though that

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A Conversation with Intuitive Eating Expert, Soshy Adelstein

As we nestle into our chairs in a cozy, modern coffee shop and sip on our respective lattes, I can already tell this interview is going to be good. It’s 10:00 am on a dreary Friday in Boulder, CO, but the energy in the cafe is buzzing. Within three minutes of sitting down, Intuitive Eating

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Why the “gray areas” in your life could be the most significant

I woke up the other morning and realized I was in a funk. I wasn’t depressed, I wasn’t happy, I wasn’t angry. What was I? I continued my morning and did all of the things that usually lift my spirits (although, my spirits weren’t necessarily down…). I squeezed the daylights of out my cat, drank

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Two Truths and a Lie about Jealousy in a Relationship

Truth # 1: It’s going to happen People get jealous all the time, both inside and outside of a romantic relationship. Think about these examples: Have you ever been hanging out with two other friends, and over time you notice that one person gets jealous if the other two are hanging out more, or have

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Let’s get real about therapy.

I’m a proponent of therapy, but it’s not just because I’m a therapist. Therapy has drastically changed my life. It’s helped me change my patterns of thinking. It’s helped me identify thoughts about myself that were incorrect. It’s helped me release pain and suffering. Therapy is part of the reason I am who I am

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4 Small Changes To Help You Crush Your Goals

Start with small, easy, accomplishable goals  Use human nature to your advantage!  Basic behavioral principles say that when we are rewarded for something, we are more likely to keep expending effort. Keeping this in mind, set some PURPOSEFULLY easy goals in the beginning. I’m talking minuscule, here. If your goal is to lose 50 pounds, set

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Five Signs You’re Stressed and Just Don’t Know it Yet

(Photo from Instagram, by @kate.lavie) This may sound a little counterintuitive, but sometimes I can’t even tell when I’m stressed out. (I know, it’s one of my super-powers.) For some people, it is instantly apparent to them when they are overwhelmed or stressed out. This is not the case for me. My stress has more of

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5 Things I Wish I Knew While Planning a Wedding

It’s that time of year again! Proposal season is among us. (Did you know that 40% of engagements happen between November and February?!) Our social feeds are soon going to be littered with engagement announcements, girls taking pictures of themselves driving or drinking coffee with their new rings, etc (Not hating, pretty sure I did

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ASK PEACH: I have trouble expressing my feelings and needs in a relationship. Any tips?

Photo by: Wild Jasmine Photo (@wildjasminephoto) I have trouble expressing my feelings and my needs in a relationship. Any tips? This is SO common, and the number one reason why is because of the V word… Vulnerability. (What did you think I meant????) Talking is hard. Talking about your feelings is H A R D. Talking

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Mindfulness explained…

Mindfulness is IN people.  Mindfulness is as trendy as a tapered pant (Are those still in?). Everywhere you look people are stuffing it down our throats. “BE MINDFUL IT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE!”  “Depressed? Just be mindful! Anxious? Practice mindfulness!“ “How Mark Zuckerberg uses mindfulness and why you should too!” <— These are my personal

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