Thoughts & Notes

The latest on Parenting, Mental Health, and Self-Realization

Scroll down to see all or choose a category to filter

December 3, 2019

For a great part of my young ad​​ulthood, I was intense as well. Oh, gosh! Truth be told, I still am. But I can safely say that today, after a gazzillion years of therapy, these feelings don't impair my functioning nor direct my decisions. For some people in my lif...

November 24, 2019

How does long-term stress impacts your health and why it's important to manage it.

July 28, 2019

Nothing in life ever comes easy
Sometimes, not even life itself
Conception may happen as an act of love
But that ephemeral four-letter word
Can be as fleeting as a scared bird
That can't look you in the eyes for long
Can't hold you to make you feel 

that you belong
Might make...

You’ve planned this for years, and now, your little one is finally due to arrive — and you’re a huge bundle of nerves. Are you really ready? What if you don’t know what to do, or you mess up your kid permanently? What if your baby gets sick, you struggle to breastfeed,...

April 3, 2019

Even though most of the work done by counselors, coaches, psychologists and social workers are research-based and behavior-oriented, I wanted to let you know that what we really work with is invisible.

There are so many perks to owning your own business, especially if you are a busy parent. Starting a small business means blazing your own career path and really believing in yourself, but you need to have the right tools to get yourself off to a positive start. If you...

November 25, 2018

I didn't have an easy childhood (from an emotional and psychological perspective). Even though the things I've lived may have been common for that time, it was not by any means traditional, and it was certainly very hard for me to go through. And that led me to...

November 11, 2018

Whenever in social circles or coaching sessions, when talking about themselves, people tend to refer to their way of dealing with life experiences as their personalities. There is never a second thought about this. But is that all that there is to who we are? And if so...

September 25, 2018

In animal psychology, learned helplessness is identified as a behavior that occurs when an animal is repeatedly subjected to an aversive stimulus that it cannot escape (read about the experiment here). Eventually, the animal will stop trying to avoid the stimulus and b...

Please reload