After all of the stress of the past year, everyone feels that the start of this new year would be the light at the end of the tunnel. We have had enough stress, heard enough horror stories, and felt enough sadness for a lifetime. If you are trying to build your family, these stressors may…

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Have you ever had the experience of getting off a carousel or amusement park ride and feeling like you’re still spinning? The natural inclination is to hold onto something or sit down. Your body is trying to ground itself. When you are anxious or when your world is out of control, your body wants to…

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It is important to decrease stress, but it may be equally important to change the way you see it. In a large study, researchers discovered that people who have high amounts of stress and a belief that stress will affect their health had an increased risk of premature death. How do you get around this…

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This is not about family building – but in a way, it is. It is important to keep your relationships in a good place. Whether you are parenting, or waiting to parent, this can be a very stressful time. Schools are starting and stopping, and who knows what will happen in the coming weeks. States…

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I can’t tell you how many times I hear, “I’m not sure if I should continue… Maybe it’s not meant to be.” Rubbish, I say. If you want to continue pursuing your goal, the process may not look like at all like you had originally imagined it. It may, as one patient said to me,…

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Before you start reading, you should know that what I’m about to write may sound calculated, but it is not; it is self-regarding. Having goals may sound selfish or ambitious, or may carry some other feeling that many can find unappealing. But the truth is, if you set goals about the life you want to…

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You are winning. During the past several weeks, you may have felt scared, anxious, sad angry or frustrated. This is a hard time for most people. As a result, you may have reacted in ways you don’t like. Maybe you have been snarky with your partner, snapped at your kids or ignored tasks that that…

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