I’m proud to be a contributor to news and education outlets, sharing my expertise on a variety of topics.  Below is a selection of my most recent contributions to PsychCentral and The Huffington Post.  Please check back regularly for my up-to-the-minute contributions.


How to Deal with an Especially Cruel Inner Critic  October 2nd, 2018

It’s common for you to have a running commentary in your mind that sounds something like this:  You’ll never get that job. You’re not smart, cool or creative enough. That fight was all your fault. You don’t belong at that party with those accomplished people. You’ll never finish that project. You’ll never achieve that goal. Who do you think you are?… [Read more]

Feeling Blah?  This Might Be Why  April 7th, 2017

Some days, maybe most days lately, you’ve been feeling blah.  Maybe you’re going through the motions.  You aren’t particularly excited about your day.  Maybe you’re frustrated or lethargic.  Maybe you’re feeling disconnected… [Read more]

Consider These 10 Questions for Building a Fulfilling Life  October 23rd, 2016

Our society has all sorts of ideas about what a fulfilling life looks like.  Lose 10 pounds right now, and be happier!  Simplify your life!  Be more productive than you ever thought possible!  Own a brand new car for next to nothing!  Do it all!  Don’t Do it all!… [Read more]





The Wonders of Willpower  October 26th, 2016

When we consider tackling a difficult goal, the word “willpower” often comes to mind.  Breaking down the word leaves us with two distinct parts that comprise a whole: your will, and your power.  Do you have the will (i.e. ability, desire, and intention) to exercise power (i.e. strength, capacity, and faculty) in embracing the journey to achieve an ambitious goal?…[Read more]

Performing Artists and Mental Health  September 19th, 2016

As a former professional ballet dancer, I understand what many performing artists experience in their daily lives. Whether you’re a dancer, actor, singer, musician, or any other creative type, your art form usually requires a lot of you… [Read more]

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