Two Reasons to Start Giving More Compliments

I am an encourager. Something deep in my heart wants to help others feel loved and valuable and worthy and comfortable in their own skin, which is why I am constantly going on about how beautiful and awesome I think you are…

Find Your Anchors

There are days when nothing makes sense, when my brain feels like a minefield I am tiptoeing around, hoping not to step in the wrong place and unleash the explosion of spiraling negative thoughts. There are days when the world feels…

Do Positive Self-Affirmations Really Work?

I am beautiful…I have all the energy I need for today…I am capable of great things…I am enough…I matter. These are positive self-affirmations – statements intended to be repeated like mantras in order to boost one’s self-esteem and positive outlook. Repeating positive self-affirmations is as common in psychotherapy as croissants are in bakeries, and I know first hand…