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Reflections and Facing the Year Ahead

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Happy New Year! I hope your 2024 is filled with self-care, compassion, growth, and prosperity for you and your loved ones. In this post, I’d like to share some tips and words of encouragement for facing the year ahead. But before we delve into that, I have an exciting announcement to make! ANNOUNCEMENT: I am […]

Does Teletherapy Work?

Video Therapy Session with Dr. Laura Muggli New York and Florida

Perhaps you’ve heard of teletherapy lately in apps such as Talkspace. It’s a relatively new phenomenon, but has gained a ton of traction as mental health continues to be brought to the forefront and de-stigmatized in American culture (the latter is a definite WIN!) But I’ll cut right to the chase: Personally, I’m not a […]

Balance: It’s Yours if You Want It (An Excerpt)

Suzie Doscher Balance: It's Yours if You Want it Dr. Laura Muggli

In talking to one of my clients recently, the issue of balance came up. This made me think of my good friend, Suzie Doscher, and her book, Balance: It is Yours if You Want It. I hope this helps you on your mission to achieve stability while reaching your goals! Suzie Doscher, Executive and Life Coach […]

Mindfulness: An Easy & Effective Way to Reduce Emotional Stress in Teens

The number of American adolescents and teenagers suffering from depression and anxiety is higher than ever before – and rising. Recent studies suggest that as many as 1 in 5 teenagers suffer from clinical depression. Kids are under a lot of stress these days. Some of it is brought on by external factors like parents, […]

The Best Trait: Self-Compassion

Are you hard on yourself? Overly critical of yourself? Do you get angry with yourself for your mistakes or shortcomings? Do you find it easier to give compassion and forgiveness to others than to yourself? If so, you’re not alone. Many people find that it’s much easier to give others a break for their faults […]

Mindfulness 101: Who is it for, and How do I do it?

Maybe you’re familiar with the term mindfulness. But do you know who it’s for, why people do it, or how to practice it? Let’s start at the beginning. What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is defined as: a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, […]

3 Tips for Transitioning to Fall

Ah, autumn. What a great season. The air is turning crisp, bringing some much-needed relief from a hot, sticky summer. The leaves are changing color, the apples taste sweeter, the scent of pumpkin spice is in the air – it’s a beautiful time of year…for some. For others, fall signifies the end of a summer […]

3 Ways to Manage Depression – WITHOUT Medication!

Hopelessness. If you suffer from depression, you are probably all too familiar with that feeling. For many, the thought of being indefinitely dependent upon medication in order to feel “human” again just adds insult to injury. But guess what… THERE IS HOPE! Before we get to the good stuff, let’s back up for a minute […]