7 Signs of High Functioning Anxiety and How to Get Over It

If you’ve ever found yourself relentlessly chasing perfection, overthinking decisions, or lying awake at night with racing thoughts, you might be experiencing high-functioning anxiety. Unlike its more overt counterparts, high-functioning anxiety often wears a disguise of achievement and relentless drive. Today, we delve into recognizing 7 signs of high functioning anxiety and some strategies to […]

Validation Techniques: Easy Ways to Enhance Self-Worth and Happiness

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Have you ever felt misunderstood, unheard, or dismissed in a conversation? We’ve all been there. But what if there was a way to transform these interactions into meaningful connections? Enter validation. Validation is the key to unlocking better relationships, enhancing communication, and fostering empathy. In this blog post, we’ll explore the power of validation, its […]

Unlock Relaxation: 3 Vagal Nerve Exercises From a Therapist

You may have heard of the vagus nerve before as it’s becoming a bit more of a hot topic- for good reason! The vagus nerve plays a significant role in our autonomic nervous system, and vagus nerve exercises can help us get out of the sympathetic nervous system’s role of keeping us on alert for […]

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others and Why We Do it

How comparing yourself to others impacts your mental health As Theodore Roosevelt once said, “Comparison is the thief of joy.” When I first heard this quote it was at a time in my life where I was in graduate school, sorting my way through the world and trying to figure out where I belonged. My […]

From Chaos to Calm: Yoga For Anxiety

As a certified yoga instructor and holistic therapist for a decade, I am a huge advocate of yoga for anxiety management. Clearly, I’m a little biased but for good reason! Yoga has been the subject of various research studies examining its effects on anxiety and stress management. While the results can vary depending on the specific population studied, the type of yoga practiced, and the research methodology, many studies have reported positive outcomes for mental health.

Body Image Issues: Where They Come From and How to Cope

Here at That’s So Well, we are all about feeling good in our bodies. As an anxiety therapist for millennial women, it’s impossible to ignore our relationship with our body. I can’t tell you the amount of women who have sat across from me in the therapy room and talked negatively about their body. Safe […]

18 Simple Ways to Navigate Holiday Stress

Welcome to the holiday season—the activities that start after Halloween build into Christmas and continue to grow. Although the holidays should bring joy and excitement, for a lot of people holiday stress is a real challenge. If you’re like me and find the holidays to be a little stressful, I wrote this post for you. […]

Beginner’s Guide to Intuitive Eating: How To Heal Your Relationship With Food

Our relationship with food is COMPLEX. It often becomes entwined with societal norms, expectations, and even our perceptions of self-worth. We’ve been conditioned by glossy magazines, diet culture, and sometimes even well-meaning loved ones, pushing us away from the innate wisdom our bodies possess. As we step into a space of self-love and healing, I want to introduce you to the concept intuitive eating.

Mindfulness for Anxiety: Finding Peace in a Chaotic Mind

As a holistic therapist who specializes in working with Gen Z and Millennial women struggling with anxiety disorders, I LOVE talking about mindfulness.

If you’ve been paying attention recently, chances are you have heard someone talking about mindfulness. It’s incredibly helpful, yet often misunderstood. So today I thought I’d share why developing a mindfulness practice is more than just a trend—it’s an invaluable tool to ease anxiety.