normal has to die

Why Normal Has To Die

Why Normal Has To Die   A long bus ride home I don’t do normal well. I never have. As a kid I always had this sense that I was just different from other kids, not just because I was bigger or more vocal. There was something else. I thought differently. I saw things differently.…

burnout

5 Steps To Take If You Are Burning Out!

Are you experiencing burnout and not sure what to do?     Burnout is so much more than just being tired. Burnout is the result of your brain and body trying desperately to cope with a long term energy deficit. Simply put, your gas tank is empty and you are running on fumes. Burnout is…

mental health

5 Ways To Improve Your Mental Health Right Now!

Take one of these steps today!   It is an urban myth that improving your mental health takes a long time. In fact, great gains can be made fairly quickly if we take the right steps. Today we are going to explore some of the most effective strategies for reducing stress and decreasing your risk…

what is a woman anyways

Passion & Poison: How Outrage is Destroying Your Mental Health

Passion & Poison: How Outrage is Destroying Your Mental Health Protests, riots & scandals, OH MY! You do not have to look very far to find something to be upset about. Lately, it seems that everywhere you look, you can see two opposing sides locked in a never-ending battle to prove what is right and…

toxic masculinity

Toxic Masculinity

Toxic Masculinity – BSCP Men’s Mental Health Week The term “toxic masculinity” is used widely these days, but what does this relatively new term even mean? Who decided what masculinity is and what toxic masculinity is? What problems can these definitions cause in society? As we enter men’s mental health week at B. Skinner Coaching…

Am I Making My Partner’s Anxiety Worse?

Am I Making My Partner’s Anxiety Worse? Taking care of each other is a hallmark of a healthy relationship and can go a long way towards helping both partners feel secure and safe. But when it comes to providing care to a partner struggling with anxiety, we have to make sure our care doesn’t become…

Anxiety & Depression: Is There A Quick Fix?

Anxiety & Depression: Is There A Quick Fix? When we start to see new clients that are struggling with anxiety and depression, they often hope to find some type of immediate relief for the symptoms they are feeling. Although the therapeutic process does take some time, there are some things we can recommend. One of…

What Does Anxiety & Depression Really Feel Like?

What Does Anxiety & Depression Really Feel Like? Anxiety and depression can feel very different and have unique characteristics for each person who is experiencing it. Many people who are experiencing anxiety and depression are not even aware. I have had many clients even attend the ER thinking there was something physically wrong with them,…