Relationships

Practices to help strengthen communication skills and find a healthy equilibrium between intimacy and autonomy.

Using Mindfulness to Soften Social Anxiety

Shyness is painful at any age – and if you experience full-blown social anxiety, it can be devastating taking a toll on relationships, or stalling your education or career.  Even simple day-to-day activities, like exercising or eating in public can be difficult for someone with social anxiety.  If you suffer…

Overwhelm and Isolation:  How mindful hub can help

Overwhelm and Isolation: How mindful hub can help

In my therapy practice I can pretty easily classify my clients’ struggles into two categories.  They are either struggling with overwhelm or isolation, and oftentimes both.  Overwhelm comes in many flavors.  I sit with young adults just starting out and older adults who are overwhelmed with school work, extracurricular activities, societal…

Self-Care September – Tip #8:  Reflect with self-compassion

Self-Care September – Tip #8: Reflect with self-compassion

At sundown this evening the Jewish high holiday Rosh Hashanah begins, and marks the beginning of ten days to reflect on the past year.  Even though I was raised Catholic, and I’m now a Unitarian/Buddhist/Pagan…. something, I’ve always liked this idea of taking time to reflect.  Reflection at its best…