July 17, 2019

ADHD is – in many ways – an adaptive skill that is a product of years of evolution. Imagine you’re in the woods (whether it is the 1700s or present day) building a fire or shelter. You hear a twig snap in the distance and your head turns around to see a bear off in the...

May 15, 2019

When you are in a professional role or a parent, one that other people look to for advice, it's difficult to be on the end that is asking for help.  And, yet, being the person who carries the responsibility for success for others causes stress, exhaustion and makes man...

February 3, 2019

Here is a great article about the benefits of boredom for children because it spurs creativity. I believe adults could use some boredom too. Somewhere along the way adults began to assume being busy was a measure of success. From a mental health standpoint, we know tha...

January 23, 2019

We typically view BURNOUT as something bad, but it's actually alerting us that we are running on emotional fumes. This typically happens we are not getting our needs met. Anyone who is in a service orientated profession (lawyer, doctor, therapist, etc.) will, at some p...

January 19, 2019

Here is a short video to better understanding why you react to certain environments. It's presented by Daniel Siegel, MD a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute. This is great resource for bett...

January 19, 2019

Day 2 of BURNOUT: Welcome back. How did Day 1 go? If it didn’t work like you expected, that’s okay. It's the process and not perfection.

Ever feel like everybody is working for the weekend and you are working on the weekend? You may find yourself in the office today or...

January 18, 2019

Have you ever experienced a sleepless night? Or noticed that you have become easily frustrated in recent weeks? How about feeling like not matter what you do, you are never feeling ahead of your work? Have you noticed an increase in binge behavior such as excessive str...

January 9, 2019

Men are taught, directly or indirectly,  that in order to "be a man" one must be powerful, dominate, and self-sufficient. While this view of masculinity may have served a purpose at one  time, it is important to understand how this rigid view currently impacts the emot...

January 8, 2019

When you are in a professional role, one that other people look to for advice, it is difficult to be on the end that is asking for help.  And, yet, being the person who carries the responsibility for success for others causes stress, exhaustion and makes many lawyers (...

December 7, 2018

We all experience failure from time-to-time and it is how we learn from these experiences that aid to our overall development. I am frequently asked by parents "how do I prevent (insert crisis) from happening to my child?" This is a legitimate question and depending on...

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