Self-esteem is an absolutely necessary requirement for mental health and happiness. Without it, we literally couldn’t survive. But what is self-esteem, and why is it so vital to our lives? Self-esteem has two components: self-confidence and self-respect. Self-confidence means having the conviction that you’re capable of handling life and being successful. It means having […]
Most people come to therapy to address something in their life that isn’t going well, such as depression, anxiety, or a relationship problem. Psychotherapy is mainly focused on resolving problems or overcoming a psychological issue that is getting in the way of your functioning and enjoyment of life. But, the elimination of a problem doesn’t […]
Along with advice from a mother-in-law, financial planner, and other brides-to-be sages, I was invited to provide some words of wisdom in Modern Luxury’s San Francisco Brides Magazine. What would YOUR advice be?
In part one of this post, I provided five myths about emotions. In this post, I present five truths. Truths: 1. Emotions are our fuel. Without emotions, we wouldn’t have motivation to do anything. This is hard to imagine, as you have always had them. Emotions provide the fuel to go after our goals […]