Feeling Down this Holiday Season? Break Free from Unmet Expectations

Feeling Down this Holiday Season? Break Free from Unmet Expectations

In the whirlwind of holiday festivities, the weight of unmet expectations can cast a shadow on our experiences and relationships. It’s undeniable that these expectations significantly contribute to the holiday blues. Have you ever found yourself unconsciously crafting expectations, whether of others or yourself? Read more for ways to release those unmet expectations so that you enjoy the holiday season more.

The Doctor is Out

The Doctor is Out

With almost every patient I see in my office, I spend at least some time discussing the importance of rest, nutrition, and exercise. No matter what the health or mental health condition they are experiencing, those three factors of their treatment plan are the three that are more or less in their direct control, and the three factors that can have a significant impact on their overall emotional and physical well-being.

Yet, if I’m being honest with you, every time I explain the importance of those three factors to my patients, I am mentally challenged to take a mental appraisal of how well I’m doing following my own advice. [more]