So here we are at Episode 12 – and its Season One Finale! All of the best shows have their finale around episode 12, right?… Read More »Season 1 Episode 12: My 3 R’s for Optimizing your Wellness this Summer
I recently posted that your anxiety does not define you (see post here). I received so many comments about how relieving this message was! Anxiety. So… Read More »Season 1 Episode 11: You are not your anxiety with Dr. Julie Groveman
Your body – physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing – is like a car. You need to refuel it. You need to bring it in for… Read More »Season 1 Episode 10: Postpartum Nutrition and Body Weight with Dietitian Melissa Mitri
It was a normal Tuesday morning and we were on the way to work. My son would not stop whining. And I reached my limit.… Read More »Season 1 Episode 9: Slay Shame – 5 Ways for Dealing with Shame in your Life
Money. Women don’t like to talk about it. And there are often so many emotional barriers to talking about and addressing issues related to money. Enter financial… Read More »Season 1 Episode 8: Mind Your Money with Lindsay Bryan-Podvin
Before I gave birth, I couldn’t tell you about my pelvic floor – period. And I can definitely say that no one talked to me… Read More »Season 1 Episode 7: Get to Know Your Pelvic Floor – An Episode for All Women with Andrea Plitz
Defensiveness. It is the response to protect the self from a PERCEIVED ATTACK (at times, it might indeed be a criticism). It is quick. It… Read More »Season 1 Episode 6: How to Respond to Defensiveness in your Relationship
So many women struggle postpartum (and perinatal, I will add) – even if they don’t meet diagnostic criteria for postpartum depression or postpartum anxiety. But they often struggle alone. Erica’s message was strong – we all struggle – but we shouldn’t struggle in silence or isolation.
It never surprises me when we reach that moment in therapy and I ask, “how is your self-care?” Some clients pause and don’t know what self-care is. “Put myself first? I don’t know how to do that.” Is one response. Others say, “that’s just a millennial thing.” and laugh. Some clients say “look, Tracy, I don’t have time for bubble baths, spa dates, and wine.” Ah, you see there are so many beliefs about what self-care means.
Season 1 Episode 3: Check Your Boundaries – A Cornerstone for Relationships and Overall Well-being with Dr. Soph
Boundaries. This word seems to get a bad rap, like somehow we shouldn’t talk about it. But I can tell you with certainty that with… Read More »Season 1 Episode 3: Check Your Boundaries – A Cornerstone for Relationships and Overall Well-being with Dr. Soph