LJ <3’s Peter: 3 Takeaways from To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

My last blog post was about a rom-com and this one is going to be too. Am I revealing too much about myself as a therapist and lifting the Freudian psychoanalytical veil by obviously exposing my love of rom-coms? Oh well. Netflix hit gold this summer by investing in the mid-budget rom-com that has fallen … More LJ <3’s Peter: 3 Takeaways from To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

Broken Perceptions: A picture is worth a thousand words

Recently I was very excited to find a Christmas picture from my childhood. I was so excited about this picture that I shared it with my father. He was, however, less pleased with the photo. While for me, this picture brought back fabulous memories of a happy childhood and celebrating my favorite holiday, for my … More Broken Perceptions: A picture is worth a thousand words

Cyber Monday: The Love Language Shopping Guide

The 5 Love Languages were created by Gary Chapman as a self-help tool to understand ourselves and our loved ones. You can find the assessment, order his book, and access other resources on his website here. Chapman identifies the 5 Love Languages as: Words of Affirmation, Acts of Services, Receiving Gifts, Quality Time, and Physical … More Cyber Monday: The Love Language Shopping Guide

Thanksgiving and Mindfulness: How to get the most from your holidays

There are 6 weeks left of 2017. These six weeks are supposed to be joyful and family-filled; however, for most of us, they are hectic and stress-filled. Some of us may feel the pressure of last-minute diets to look good in that family photo or that holiday dress. This may even be lower our self-esteem … More Thanksgiving and Mindfulness: How to get the most from your holidays