Being The Observer

What’s all this talk in psychology about ‘being the observer of your thoughts’? And, why would I care?  Here’s my take.

“I am” Labels

“I am…” I’ve discovered it is very hard for me to ‘claim’ good things about me. It is like I’m claiming some level of proficiency that I haven’t proved. It took me over a hundred paintings before I could think/accept/admit that “I am an artist”. Why are these I am statements so hard? Why are…

Applying Imposter Syndrome to Depression

Mental health often discusses Imposter Syndrome as it relates to our role in the workplace, but I don’t think I have heard it in relation to depression… but I’m actually thinking it quite does.

Drowning in Rules

The Perfectionistic Dark Side of Experimenting For Your Health: When you use all that awesome health knowledge to beat yourself up.

Redefining Failure

What exactly IS failure? After all, every great success story has a lot of glorious failures that precede it – often failures that are credited and celebrated in hindsight. Yet, they hold us back… so it is not really the ‘failure’ that we fear – for most common things in life, it is really the internal dialog of criticism we fear.