mental health

30: A Tale of Two Teachers: Back to School 2021

Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | Spotify Back to school is always a mixed bag of excitement, nerves, fears and change. Things are a somewhat better – we have vaccines and boosters too – but the tension and confusion, on top of a year and a half of living in a pandemic, has…

Read More

29: Power Shift: Employees in Control

Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | Spotify With the promise of higher vaccination rates, the U.S. economy continues to reopen.  But as unemployment numbers drop, companies are having a hard time figuring out exactly how to get employees back to the office.  Doing it safely because we are still in a pandemic is…

Read More

28: The Therapist is in: John Tsilimparis, MFT

Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | Spotify We continue the discussion on how we adjust and readjust as we emerge from our homes and re-enter society. LA-based Psychotherapist, John Tsilimparis, MFT, joins the conversation to help us navigate the post-pandemic path to a new reality with less restrictions, masks, and mandates in a…

Read More

27: Do we hug? Masks down, awkward up

  Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | Spotify In this podcast, we’re diving into how many of us are moving forward in the wake of COVID-19 and redefining the new normal. Do we hug again? How about just an elbow bump? We explore what our worlds are looking like now that we’re emerging…

Read More

26: Is The Juice Worth The Squeeze?

  Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | Spotify In a follow up to our last episode, we continue the discussion on the effects the pandemic has had on personal and professional relationships from a millennial mindset as special guest, Ashley Hall, joins the conversation. Are the societal changes we are seeing permanent or…

Read More

25: Dating, Mating and Hibernating in Captivity

  Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | Spotify Living through a pandemic has changed how we date, and even who we date. The very way we are relating to each other as humans has shifted and changed. A year, and more, of isolation forced us all to slow down, giving us time to…

Read More

24: Grow Towards The Light

One thing that life continues to teach us is the contrast that is inherent in it. Good and bad. Dark and light. You cannot truly appreciate one without knowing the other. We made it through 2020 of what felt like a year of never-ending darkness, but just like plants, we grow towards the light. The…

Read More

23: What We Learned in 2020

2020 has been one for the history books. Literally. No one would have imagined when we rang in the New Year on January 1 that we would be in for such a wild ride. As we reflect on all that has happened this year, we immediately think about all the things that we didn’t get…

Read More

20: Dream Catch and Release

As children, we dream big and believe that we can be so many things when we grow up.  Gameshow host, doctor, lawyer, nun, a Jackson.  The fearless optimism that we possess innately when we are young seems to fade away for many of us as we mature.  As life unfolds, our dreams are pushed away…

Read More

19: Discomfort Not Danger: Surviving the COVID Mind

We are all living with massive uncertainty and fear every day caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, unprecedented unemployment, and civil unrest. Our minds are overwhelmed with the stress and anxiety at the upending of every aspect of our lives. This COVID Mind has kicked us out of our comfort zone and our life as we…

Read More