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Words Have Meaning. Words Have Power.

Words Have Meaning. Words Have Power.

Whether you are talking to someone else or talking to yourself, words have meaning and power. Words change the way we think about and receive messages. You might have noticed that terms in the mental health field have changed over time as our field evolves. Choosing...
Mental Health Isn’t a Competition

Mental Health Isn’t a Competition

All this talk about Hurricanes Laura and Marco, mixed with the third anniversary of Hurricane Harvey hitting the Texas coast has me stressed out. My anxiety is on high alert, my head hurts, I don’t have much patience, I keep thinking about Hurricane Harvey, and...
How do we quit shaming?

How do we quit shaming?

My 18-year old daughter tested positive for COVID-19 last month.   She hung out with a friend who was unknowingly sick a couple of weeks before she started showing signs of having the coronavirus herself. She also works in retail, so there’s no real way of...