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In the 4th grade I was a conflict manager

In the fourth grade and my elementary school they offer a program where kids could become conflict managers. I wanted to be a part of this. The goal was to be a peer mediator on the playground. We learned about using “I Messages” to communicate our feelings. For example “I feel angry when you don’t listen [...]

By | 2018-04-27T05:28:57+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on In the 4th grade I was a conflict manager

Do Kids Really Need Therapy?

When I was three, I went to see a play therapist. I don't remember much of what happened during those sessions. What I do recall is that the therapist was kind and warm. She sat back and observed me playing with action figures. The reason I was there (my parents told me later) was that [...]

By | 2018-04-25T11:23:06+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do Kids Really Need Therapy?

Ready Player Sarah Fader

I recently saw the film Ready Player One, which is based on a book about a virtual reality world where people are different versions of themselves. In this world, you can be whoever you see yourself as. If you are gawky and pimply in "real life" you can be a supermodel in this virtual world. [...]

By | 2018-04-24T02:05:05+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ready Player Sarah Fader

Finding the Help I Need

There have been times when I have been at a loss as to what was going to help me. I was depressed, having passive suicidal ideation, and feeling like things just weren't getting better. My panic attacks were daily, and nothing seemed to help. I tried everything from going to a Reiki healer to an [...]

By | 2018-04-22T16:59:12+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Finding the Help I Need

Singing is My Catharsis

Catharsis in simple terms means release  I first learned the word when I was studying method acting at LaGuardia High School (The Fame School) in NYC. Acting is a form of catharsis because you are releasing emotions as the character and as you, the actor. Good old Stanislavski taught me something special about releasing my emotions [...]

By | 2018-04-19T06:44:35+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Singing is My Catharsis

Acupuncture Changed My Life And Helped My Anxiety

Acupuncture changed my life. Before Acupuncture, my anxiety was extremely high. It was to the point where my life was unmanagable. I was having many panic attacks and I wasn't able to navigate them even while I was going to therapy and taking medication for anxiety. It was difficult for me to calm down my [...]

By | 2018-04-18T05:35:13+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Acupuncture Changed My Life And Helped My Anxiety