Back in the Saddle

In Texas we say “get back in the saddle” which implies it is time to overcome your fears and start anew. Many of my patients who have experienced failure no longer fear failure due to the fact that they realize that it is a prelude to success (i.e., auditioned for a musical or play numerous times until they receive a part or interviewed for many jobs un...

Created by susan on 2019-04-10 19:43:17

Swimsuit Season is Not a Season

As spring and summer approaches, many of us find what has been dubbed as “swimsuit season” anxiety provoking. Whether the anxiety is self-imposed or the perceived societal pressure of how you “should” look in a swimsuit, the anxiety is very real for women. This year I challenge you to not see it as a season filled with body expectation, but as an opport...

Created by susan on 2019-04-06 22:50:16

My Favorite Things

I love the musical The Sound of Music and especially the song “My Favorite Things" and the lyric "raindrops on roses" since my husband planted a rose garden for me on Valentine's Day and it is one of my favorite gifts. I love picking roses and putting them in rose bowls and vases all over our home and the smell is intoxicating. In my new book entitled:...

Created by susan on 2019-04-06 17:39:52

Texas Lone Star Style

 I am a native Texan and I consider myself a “straight shooter” which means I tell the truth and I also tell you what I really think! In my new book to be released this month entitled Body Esteem: Piece of Cake and Peace of Mind I tell it like it is when it comes to how to improve your body image based on my clinical experience and current res...

Created by susan on 2019-04-04 23:42:31

How to Make a Splash This Summer

Growing up in a small town in Texas, my parents always bought season swim tickets for us during the summer months. My mother would say that it was the best money she spent on her kids for summer entertainment as we could go swimming anytime the city pool was open. As a child, I could not wait for summer to arrive and I remember as an adolescent that you...

Created by susan on 2019-03-29 18:26:13