Energy, Spring, and Post-Isolation: an Energy Psychology Approach

(by Aviva Chansky Guttmann, LMSW) With spring’s arrival this year, we may experience an array of contradictory emotions about the immediate future. Global hopes about the efficacy of COVID vaccines bring the tentative yet welcome promise of more freedom to gather with loved ones and celebrate life. Under non-pandemic reality, spring is associated with the […]

You’re not failing, you’re just learning

There are 4 important stages in learning new skills that we all must go through. Failure to understand (or know about) these steps often leads to unnecessary feelings of shame and lower self-esteem. In some cases, it can lead to people abandoning the learning process, with thoughts that they are stupid or poorly skilled. But […]

How to Grieve the Anniversary of a Major Tragedy

If you are dealing with the long-term emotional wreckage left behind by a major tragedy, this blog is here to help you get through it a little easier.   Tragedies occur as one time events, but the impact on the lives of those they affect can continue on indefinitely. The news coverage and external attention […]