Thinking Trap #1 – Catastrophizing

Thinking Trap #1 – Catastrophizing

Many years ago when I first heard the word “catastrophizing,” it was spoken by a therapist. My memory of that time may be a little fuzzy, but I recall being surprised that one of my familiar ways of thinking actually had a name. That suggested to me that there was...
Getting off the Holiday Hamster Wheel

Getting off the Holiday Hamster Wheel

Expectations for family holiday gatherings can be impossible to meet, even under the most favorable conditions! When we host family gatherings, we can weigh ourselves down with the belief that we are personally responsible for the happiness of everyone who will be our...
ARE YOU ASKING, “MIGHT I HAVE ADHD?”

ARE YOU ASKING, “MIGHT I HAVE ADHD?”

Are you repeatedly engaging in behaviors that are not serving you well – behaviors such as procrastination, interrupting, impulsiveness, inattention, disorganization, distractibility, or poor starting or finishing of tasks? If so, you might reasonably be asking...