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 thatContinue reading “The BEST Way to Self-Care”

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 EatingContinue reading “A Conversation with Intuitive Eating Expert, Soshy Adelstein”

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 amContinue reading “Let’s get real about therapy.”

Life Sucks Sometimes, And That’s OK

2018 has been a great year for me, though it has not been without some challenges. Two of these challenges have been rather pesky health issues. (“Rather pesky.” LOL, can you tell I’ve been watching The Crown on Netflix?)  Health Issue #1  If you follow me on Instagram, have eaten with me at a restaurant, orContinue reading “Life Sucks Sometimes, And That’s OK”

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 ofContinue reading “Five Signs You’re Stressed and Just Don’t Know it Yet”

The Secret to Happiness

“So, Peach, what is something we do have control over, that can lead to a healthier, more content feeling, more often?”  If you read my last blog, then you have been DYING over the past week to get your hands on the answer to this, right? RIGHT!?  So now that we know happiness is a choiceContinue reading “The Secret to Happiness”

Is Happiness Really a Choice?

You know the saying “happiness is a choice?” Personally, I’m a little skeptical of the phrase.  People talk about happiness like it’s a static state of mind. But, like most things in life, it’s quite temporary. Happiness comes and goes. So while we can choose happiness in one moment, the next moment we may notContinue reading “Is Happiness Really a Choice?”

5 Ways to De-Clutter Your Inner World

Photo from Instagram, @nest.out.west Stress and Clutter, Sittin’ in a tree  Clutter and stress go hand-in-hand, and it’s hard to pinpoint which comes first. (Is my house a mess because I am stressed? Or, am I stressed because my house is a mess?) Regardless, organizing and de-cluttering your life will decrease stress in your life.Continue reading “5 Ways to De-Clutter Your Inner World”

Therapy Hacks

Welcome back for Episode 2, y’all! *not from the south, just a really handy word I enjoy using.*  Today’s episode covers negative self-talk. I define it, give active steps you can take to challenge it, and give some examples to help you grasp it.  So hold on to your hats, people! (I’m not really sureContinue reading “Therapy Hacks”

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 personalContinue reading “Mindfulness explained…”