“You can’t think your way into right action, but you can act your way into right thinking”-Bill Wilson Anxiety can be debilitating. Fear and anxiety can cause significant life problems and leave us left out of some of life’s most rewarding experiences. Anxiety often looks like: That inner critic consistently telling you you’re not enoughContinue reading Do These 3 Things To Overcome Anxiety
Working with teens I hear a lot of comparing and high expectations they put on themselves. One common things I hear from them is “other people don’t seem to be bothered by this” or “I should be able to handle this.” So why is it that some people seem to be able to handle stressContinue reading 7 Ways to Build Resiliency in Your Teen
Before leaving for vacation I had everything planned out and organized. I wanted to go on my trip and have nothing to worry about, to be able to be in relaxation mode from the second I left work. I wrote my next three weeks blogs, I did all my notes (a rarity for me), IContinue reading Feel distress? No Thanks!! But can it really decrease my suffering?
Teens today are growing up in a different world than any of the generations before them. They are the first generation to be born with Smart technology already completely in existence. Even the millennials to some extent grew up as the technology advanced. Though tech is always advancing, for the iGens internet, apps, FaceTime, andContinue reading Smart Phones: Friend or Foe?
As a teen-focused therapist one of the most common things I hear from parents is “my teen won’t talk to me.” Parents want nothing more than to know what their teen is thinking and feeling. On the other hand, one of the most common things I hear from teens is “they don’t listen”, “they don’tContinue reading Why Won’t My Teen Talk To Me? DBT 6 Levels of Validation Can Help
Teen depression rates are rising. You probably see on the news or in your social media feeds posts about teen suicide. This isn’t meant to scare you, but to inform you. Teenagers today are struggling with overwhelming emotions. They are facing unrealistic pressure and expectations of trying to the best. They often need help learningContinue reading 3 Signs Your Teen May be Depressed and 3 Ways to Help Them
Sometimes, waiting between calls or texts can really test your patience. Luckily, according to dating experts, it’s a piece of advice you shouldn’t consider anymore. “Send a text or PM the next day if you want,” Lianna Tsangarides, a licensed clinical social worker, says in an e-mail to Romper. “Let someone know if you areContinue reading 11 Pieces Of Outdated Dating Advice To Ignore, According To The Experts
Whether it’s happening now, or affected you in the past, it’s important to be open about any struggles you’ve had with addiction. “Addictions require support, meetings, treatment, etc. and your partner deserves to know about it,” mental health therapist Lianna Tsangarides, LCSW tells Bustle. “Addictions are considered a family disease and will impact both of you and thisContinue reading 11 Secrets That Will Almost Always Hurt A Relationship, No Matter What
“The phrase working mother is redundant” – Jane Sellman. For many mothers, this rings overly true. For any mother time with your children is precious, especially when balancing with the demands of a career. With the weather warming up and plants in bloom, kids are anxious to get outside. You want to be a funContinue reading 5 Fun Outdoor Activities for Busy Moms
Lianna Tsangarides, social worker and therapist at Mindful Healing swears by it. “They say messy bed, messy head. I find that having a clean space can really turn my day around. I feel more productive and organized having taken the time to start my day off right. It’s a small ritual that helps to createContinue reading 5 Ways to Improve Your Mood in Five Minutes