mental health

Pre Covid Nostalgia & Wine Lists

As I scroll through the wine list, I can feel tears pushing against my eyes. I haven’t worked in a wine shop in years. Haven’t had a sip of alcohol since I had my daughter. I haven’t been back to this restaurant – Meritage, an Old World, floor-to-ceiling windowed establishment in the heart of St …

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is therapy working

Self Inquiry: Is Therapy Working?

I’ve been working with a therapist for almost two years now. While I know I definitely feel better post-sessions, I do still fall into old patterns of thought and have to pull myself out of it. And it’s times like these that I feel like I really have to ask myself: is therapy working? I …

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Mise en Place Home Office Organization

It’s been a while since the office world was thrust into mass work from home situations. While some have returned to the office, a large number of folks have become permanently remote. There are definitely advantages to both, and organization is an important component to any workspace. But when it comes to home office organization, …

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choose love over self judgement for valentine's day

Choose Love Over Self Judgement

February, in Minnesota, typically means snow, cold, and Valentine’s Day. With some hockey mixed in. Although it’s the shortest month, it always feels like the longest to me. We’re tired of icy weather and ready for spring, ready to see if March is coming in like a lion or lamb. February feels like a month …

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