Post-Quarantine Anxiety

Post-Quarantine Anxiety

Written by therapist Clair Miller After the weirdness of the last year and a half, as things are opening back up and the COVID concerns are lessening, have you noticed a spike in your own anxiety? If you have, trust me- you’re not alone! A Sudden Spike I’ve been...
Avoiding Burnout

Avoiding Burnout

I don’t know if it’s COVID, the current political climate, my own workload at the moment (my guess is, it’s a combination of all of those things), but I feel like I’m seeing burnout left and right. Whether you are a therapist, a lawyer, a parent, a medic, a student,...
Feeling Lonely? It’s Not Just You

Feeling Lonely? It’s Not Just You

I wish I could tell you exactly what percentage of clients I work with report feeling lonely in their day-to-day lives. If it’s not 100%, it is at least close to it. About a year ago, I wrote a post It’s Not Just You: The Epidemic of Loneliness, citing recent articles...
Listening to Your Emotions

Listening to Your Emotions

Our culture has a difficult time with emotions. We do well with the happiness or joy or excitement, and we are even okay with mild levels of sadness. But when it comes to anger or hurt or guilt, let alone extreme levels of any emotion, we are uncomfortable, often...
The Toxic Workplace

The Toxic Workplace

It’s no secret that the workplace is often a stressful environment for employees. With deadlines, frustrating coworkers, and unfair bosses it’s not surprising that people all over the US (and the world!) describe their workplace as a stressful one. Professor Pfeffer...