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Positive Affirmations to Retrain Your Brain affirmations cbt dr. megan rhoads positive affirmations positive psychology Mar 25, 2022

Affirmations are one of the most powerful ways to help us change the way we feel at any particular moment. Unlike a general statement of “positive attitude,” an effective affirmation is a custom designed statement that specifically targets your particular negative core beliefs. Since...

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3 Steps to a Fulfilled Request communication couples therapy dr. megan rhoads marriage partner partnership relationship request Mar 11, 2022

We’ve all been there - Partner does something that gets on our last nerve, and we react with the timeless response, “How many times do I have to ask you to _____?” Although we know that’s not necessarily the most sure-fire way to get what we want, we may find ourselves...

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Deliberate Connection with Gratitude Feb 25, 2022

We know what it feels like to be grateful toward someone. The warm-fuzzies felt in the body, maybe a smile on your face, or perhaps the sentimental “happy tears”. It feels good, right?

But did you know that there is a science to actively practicing gratitude that brings a whole host...

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Use The Calming Phrase to Cope Through a Trauma Response Feb 11, 2022

“I’m too wired to sleep,” my 45-year-old physician patient told me. She had blown the whistle at her job in a hospital setting and was being silenced with a seemingly never-ending legal battle as retaliation for alerting superiors about the mishandling of several cases during...

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5 Ways to Sleep Better Without Sleeping Longer Feb 01, 2022

Virtually every psychotherapy patient and executive coaching client I have spoken to tells me they have no time to sleep the recommended 7 to 9 hours for adults. And although some ARE able to find a little extra time for shut-eye once we start to shift priorities, there are still many of you who...

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