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What Is The Best Treatment For PMDD?

What Is The Best Treatment For PMDD?

“I feel like I’m going crazy,” one of my patients said to me last week.  She’d just had a particularly difficult episode of premenstrual symptoms that resulted in what she described as a...
What Are Healthy Mindful Eating Habits?

What Are Healthy Mindful Eating Habits?

❓POP Quiz time! When does digestion begin?  Is it… a) When food enters the stomach  b) When food enters the small intestine c) When you think about food The answer is…. C! The sight, smell, or even...
How Do I Know If I Have Trauma?

How Do I Know If I Have Trauma?

If you’ve scrolled through Instagram or TikTok even for just a few minutes you’ll notice that there’s a ton of information about trauma.  Trauma is one of these terms that’s getting loads of...
Are Melatonin Gummies Safe?

Are Melatonin Gummies Safe?

Do you ever take melatonin gummies?  Melatonin gummies are super popular these days and quick search on Amazon yields over 1,000 results.  ❓But do they actually contain what they say on the label?  ...
How Can I Reduce Stress in 3 Minutes?

How Can I Reduce Stress in 3 Minutes?

How do you regulate your nervous system when things feel out of control?  You might have heard about the usual things like getting enough sleep, meditating, or going for a walk.  ❓But what if you...
Is Saffron Good For Your Mental Health?

Is Saffron Good For Your Mental Health?

As an integrative psychiatric nurse practitioner, I’m all about using natural treatments that are backed by scientific evidence.   🌱 Saffron is one of them.  Saffron is a spice that has been used...
Emotionally Unavailable Parents

Emotionally Unavailable Parents

When we think about someone being “emotionally unavailable”, we usually think about romantic relationships.  However, did you know that this term can apply to your parents too? This concept has been...
How to Overcome Public Speaking Anxiety

How to Overcome Public Speaking Anxiety

My favorite part of meetings is when they ask everyone to go around the room and introduce themselves.  Just kidding.  I hate that part.  In fact, there was a time when that would make me break out...
How to Set Healthy Boundaries

How to Set Healthy Boundaries

In our practice, we talk a lot about setting healthy boundaries. But how do you actually do that?  One of the biggest mistakes we see people making is expecting the other person to change their...