mental health

Man playing guitar with increased self-esteem.

5 Ways to Improve Self-Esteem

Self-esteem seems simple, but millions of people struggle with it. Low self-esteem increases your risk of anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and other mental illnesses. It also makes you more vulnerable to toxic relationships. But there are ways you can improve your self-esteem, and strengthen both your relationships and mental health.

A man and woman discussing their bills and dealing with the effects of financial stress.

What are the Effects of Financial Stress?

Last week I talked about what financial stress is. Today we’ll explore the effects on financial stress on families, relationships and mental health. It can happen to people of any income, old or young, even the smartest of us. But no matter your situation, know that you’re not alone.

Learn what is financial stress and where it comes from.

What is Financial Stress?

With rising interest rates, inflation, and fears of a recession just around the corner, most Americans are dealing with a lot more financial stress. The best defense is to be prepared. Learn what financial stress is, how it affects you, and what you can do about it.

A client talking to a therapist or psychiatrist in an office.

Do I Need a Therapist or Psychiatrist: How to Decide

Mental health services are more widely available than ever, but with that comes the question of figuring out what service is right for you. Who prescribes medication? Who can teach you coping skills? So here’s a simple explanation to help you find the right therapist or psychiatrist for you.

self-care tips for students

Four Self-Care Tips for Students

If you’re in high school, you’ve probably heard stories about how difficult it can be to adjust to college life. If you’re in college or graduate school, you already know! Standard advice like “get eight hours of sleep every night” and “eat healthy” may be easier said than done when you’re moving to a new town or living in a dorm. So, set yourself up for success with some self-care tips for students, based on what’s helped my clients the most in their college years.

helping someone with low self-esteem

How to Help Someone with Low Self-esteem

You probably know people with low self-esteem. It can be frustrating and sad to see someone you care about struggle in how they see themselves, and you might wish you could fix their self-esteem for them. But you can be a voice of support that helps them keep going.