3 Steps to Being Happier Right Now

3 Steps to Being Happier Right Now

“To be in harmony with the wholeness of things is not to have anxiety over imperfections.” ~Dogen Zenji  You are not perfect. I am not perfect. We are whole and connected in our imperfection and that is a good thing. I’m just going to cut to the chase here...
The Initial Psych Consult

The Initial Psych Consult

When we first meet a new potential client for The Initial Psych Consultation (‘psych consult’ for short) at Explore What’s Next, whether they are depressed, anxious, or a combination of both, they often come to me exhausted and vulnerable, after...
Fight Terrorism by Falling In Love

Fight Terrorism by Falling In Love

With the insanity of terrorism, with the fear-mongering in the newspapers and on television taking up so much space in my head, I turned to the Style section of the paper for some distraction. What I found was a little piece about love. Remember the old Huey Lewis and...
Stuff That Hurts

Stuff That Hurts

The level of bad news this month has a lot of us gasping. I don’t mean to exaggerate at all – I’m serious. June has been an emotional tsunami and we’re only in the third week! Kate Spade’s Death Hurts On June 5 we heard about Kate Spade’s...