Sleep Hygiene and Sexy-Time

While reading the title of this blogpost, my guess is you’re in one of two camps. The first camp has heard about sleep hygiene probably more than a few times (from a doctor or other mental health services) and the second camp is wondering how “sleep” and “hygiene” go together. If you are in camp … Continue reading Sleep Hygiene and Sexy-Time

What Sex Therapy Is — And Isn’t

What isn't sex therapy? When I tell people I am a sex therapist, a lot of the time people give me a confused look. Many people think that sex therapy is having sexual intimacy with the clients to help them improve their sexual abilities. As a counselor, sexual intimacy is NEVER ethical or legal to … Continue reading What Sex Therapy Is — And Isn’t

What is anxiety (hold the psychobabble) and how can I brain hack it?

We deal with a lot of stress in our day-to-day lives. Between our overloaded schedules and often constant connection to social media, there is a lot to stress over -- money, raising housing rates, debt -- especially student loans and medical bills, etc. For most of us, stress can't be avoided. Stress or stressors (sorry … Continue reading What is anxiety (hold the psychobabble) and how can I brain hack it?

Be “WEL”

Ever have trouble falling asleep because your mind just won't leave you alone? So many of us are tortured at night by thoughts of what we have to do tomorrow or what we didn't get done today, or both! Maybe this results in insomnia or hits you at different points during the day -- unwelcome … Continue reading Be “WEL”

A Quick Tip to Foster Positivity in your Daily Life

We are such busy creatures focused on success so much of the time. While this may help us set and reach goals, sometimes it can manifest as focusing on the negative in order to strive to do better. We so often ask ourselves or automatically think, "what's wrong?" or "what can I do better?" Think … Continue reading A Quick Tip to Foster Positivity in your Daily Life