The Mental Health Lounge

A loving, practical and science-oriented approach to the subjective world of all human beings!

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 constantly feel 

that you did something wrong
And may sound like a distant, unfamiliar song

So, once the connection in the womb is severed,
And we are faced with complete helplessness,
We hope that our cries are met with love
But wh...

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, or your relationship suffers? Stop. Breathe.

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 are parent living with a disability, here’s what you need to know to make those dreams of being your own boss a reality.

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 adopt with my first child a lot of the behaviors I was inflicted on by my mom. While I was concerned with protecting her from many of the situations that I was put through, I was repeating others that I would’ve never consciously...

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