Peace Out

I started this blog in the fall of 2013 to add my voice to the conversation around mental health and have been posting like clockwork every Wednesday. I have written several posts around mental health and mental health disorders and even more posts about life stresses. I have enjoyed writing these posts as they are…

Retirement: Onto the Next Chapter

Over the past couple of weeks I have had a few different conversations around retirement and what that looks like and means for different clients. As with any life transition, retirement can bring with it a whole host of emotions including; relief, joy, nervousness, fear, and excitement. In today’s world an individual might be leaving…

The Scam is Up: Taking a Look at Imposter Syndrome

It is a long process to become a registered psychologist, which requires potential college members to obtain graduate level education, supervised hours of practice, and a written exam. The final step of the process is an oral examination in front of three registered psychologists who are in good standing. I have been a fully registered…

Making the Most of a Job You Don’t Love

Work takes up so much of our time as adults. In an ideal world, everyone would enjoy their job and be fulfilled by it. For some individuals that is reality, but unfortunately for many others a job is merely a way to pay the bills. I think work enjoyment can fall on a spectrum; people…

Winter Survival 101

As I write this, I am looking out the window at a dreary fall day with the forecast of snow in the immediate future. Winter can be tough, whether you have a mental health issue or not. The winter blues are real and can be big downer. Over the past couple of weeks, several clients…