Vacationing as a Form of Therapy

The site of trauma can become a site of refuge. As the days of summer come closer to an end, another school year is right around the bend. During this time of transition, I always make sure to take a trip. Last year it was to the bustle of New York City, the other was … Continue reading Vacationing as a Form of Therapy

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Self -Therapy as a Replacement for Professional Therapy

Self-therapy comes in a variety of forms: Affirmations. Books aligned on the Self-Help section of Barnes & Nobles. A set of yoga classes bought from Groupon. Walking your dog for a short amount of distances. Changing your sleep patterns. Getting a haircut. Staggering to make phone calls to people, pushing yourself to talk to someone. … Continue reading Self -Therapy as a Replacement for Professional Therapy

The First Post is Always the Most Important one.

I have done it again. Every summer it happens. I tell myself: "This time, you're leaving for good." And every Fall I find myself once more back in front of the classroom. This is my first post and I have contemplated for a while of what I should begin writing about. Should this post be … Continue reading The First Post is Always the Most Important one.