May 15th, 2019

Firstly, let’s begin with what postpartum depression is—it is a type of depression that occurs within four weeks after having given birth to a child. Depression is depression. However, when it occurs after a significant event coupled with physical and hormonal trauma that your body has experienced, its effects can be significant for both mother […]

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April 30th, 2019

Tips From Your Hermosa Beach Psychologist While most people occasionally deal with some form of anxiety or fear, others experience these emotions much more frequently and intensely. Sometimes, anxiety and fear can take the form of a panic attack—where your heart is racing, you feel out of control, and you struggle to breathe. Panic attacks […]

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April 15th, 2019

Helpful Habits For Managing Adult ADHD If you’re an adult with ADHD, you already know the struggles it can cause in your daily life—problems with distraction, forgetfulness, follow through, and so much more. You may miss appointments, frequently lose track of time, and put off important tasks, like chores or cleaning, because you simply don’t […]

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March 30th, 2019

For many, the changing of the seasons is often a happy time — a breath of fresh air bringing on a new season with new characteristics. A new season is commonly seen as a fresh start. Indeed, a seasonal change can be a pleasant break from what has become the mundane over the last 3-4 […]

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March 15th, 2019

If you’re like many Americans, you might feel like it’s becoming more and more difficult to come home and unwind at the end of your day. Unfinished tasks, events replaying from earlier in the day, and worrying about what needs to be done tomorrow can quickly begin to weigh on our minds and make it […]

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February 28th, 2019

What Is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is a topic of increasing interest in the psychological and everyday world. Mindfulness is the state you achieve when directing all of your attention and awareness to the present moment. Mindfulness is a key to stress-relief and relaxation, both of which help improve your overall quality of life. In addition to […]

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February 15th, 2019

Marie Condo’s book “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” is an international best-seller. She has since launched a blog, a consultation service, and even a Netflix show. So how does a book encouraging people to complete chores generate so much success? The answer is simple: many people who tried Kondo’s organizational techniques noticed a boost […]

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January 30th, 2019

Depression affects approximately 20 million Americans today. Much more than simply “feeling sad,” depression is associated with persistent feelings of anxiety, sadness, loss of interest, and hopelessness. While the causes of depression are still being studied, there is an understood link between depression and sleep. As a psychologist in the Hermosa Beach and South Bay […]

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January 15th, 2019

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, love is in the air. More important than any Valentine’s day present, however, is the way you express your love daily. In order to cultivate your love and relationships, it is important to understand the five love languages. The love languages are five ways to express and receive […]

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December 20th, 2018

The holidays tend to be a time for “family and friends,” and it seems that every holiday commercial revolves around this theme. Sometimes it can be tough to face the holiday season if you will be spending it alone. Each person has a different reason for spending the holidays solo. Whether you’ve lost a family […]

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