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Resilience is Actually a Skill We Can Build

Resilience is Actually a Skill We Can Build

At the beginning of the pandemic, I was ready to crawl out of my own skin. I’m the type who dreads the upheaval of a snow day— I get super rage-y when time I’d planned to write or work on a house project evaporates, and instead I’m refereeing arguments between my...

3 Ways to Make Your Working Mom Life Better Right Now

3 Ways to Make Your Working Mom Life Better Right Now

I’m in a meeting with my colleague in my home office (more accurately coined the “cloffice,” closet/office) and despite the noise-canceling air pods, I can hear both the distinct sound of fussing, turning to yelling as well as the oh-so-pleasant “music” from a...

7 Ways To Support Your Mental Health During the Pandemic

7 Ways To Support Your Mental Health During the Pandemic

If you feel that COVID-19 is a threat to your mental health as well as your physical health, you are not alone. Your mental health requires real attention. Being intentional about your mental health strategy can help you get through this strange and stressful time....

The Secret Sauce of Burnout Prevention

The Secret Sauce of Burnout Prevention

If you believe there is nothing you can do about your burnout, you are making the problem worse for yourself. Many people throw their hands up when I ask them about their work stress and potential burnout. They say there is nothing to be done. It’s a staffing issue....

What is EMDR and Can It Help Me?

What is EMDR and Can It Help Me?

Many people have heard about EMDR. You may be wondering how does it work? Could it help you? EMDR is a means to assist in recognizing and changing the negative responses that weigh us down and inhibit us from living our most fulfilling lives. EMDR helps to fully...

Couples Counseling is Worth It. Here Are 5 Ways It Can Help

Couples Counseling is Worth It. Here Are 5 Ways It Can Help

Wouldn’t it be nice if life was like the movies and relationships were “happily ever after”?  That would be easier, and less work. But the reality is that real relationships in real life come complete with joy and love and mess and responsibility and sometimes pain....

Why Women Are Anxious and Frustrated at Work

Why Women Are Anxious and Frustrated at Work

Here’s the reason no one is talking about If you were an honor student growing up, you might be screwing yourself over at work. Let’s start with a story. Amanda was detail-oriented and highly competent. She did her job reliably well and got along with her colleagues....

Beat Burnout Videos

Beat Burnout Videos

In these short videos, Hannah Curtis, LCSW, gives an overview of burnout, how to identify it, and what to do about it—including skills, scripts, and tips you can start using today. Beat Burnout If you are hard-working but know burnout is real and costing you too much...