Category: Self-care

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Expressions of gratitude by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

Expressions of gratitude by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC, online and on-site therapist for professional women and adolescents located in Mountain View, CA. Professional women are often on the go, moving from one thing to the next, checking off items on their to do list and synthesizing it so it’s more efficient. It’s often quite hard for them to slow down, and in fact, they … Read More Expressions of gratitude by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

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Laughter as self care by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

I’ve been asked a number of times, how do you deal with suffering? My response is, “laughter.” I think laughter is the antidote to pain and suffering. Therefore, it’s important to balance the stress of living with laughter and lightheartedness. After-all, life seems too short to dwell and live in past sufferings, particularly when we have a choice. I know it’s easier said than … Read More Laughter as self care by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

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Say what’s on your mind by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

Professional women often have a very difficult time expressing their thoughts and emotions to others because that would mean being vulnerable and being perceived as weak. Saying what’s on your mind isn’t weakness, in fact, it exudes courage and strength. Your thoughts and feelings are incredibly valuable and worthy of being heard. When we let go of our self-criticism and the unobtainable standards we … Read More Say what’s on your mind by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

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Selfcare Tip by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

Selfcare Tip by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC, online and on-site therapist for professional women and adolescents located in Mountain View, CA. There’s something so lovely about going on a walk after dinner. Last night I was a bit resistant because I was so full, but then I thought, “Why not? It’s so beautiful! And I’ll feel better after!” * * And, sure enough, … Read More Selfcare Tip by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

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Saying No by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

Saying No by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC, online and on-site therapist for professional women and asolescents in Mountain View, CA Professional women have a difficult time saying “no” to an opportunity or a task. In fact, “yes” is usually what rolls off their tongue. The problem with saying “yes” all the time is that it often leads one to feel resentment and exhaustion, … Read More Saying No by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

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Selfcare tip of the day…11/20/19 by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

Selfcare tip of the day by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC, online therapist for professional women and on-site therapist for adolescents located in Mountain View, CA One of my favorite selfcare activities is to go on a walk at the pier and gaze at nature. Over the weekend, I was in Southern California visiting family and was reminded of the things that ultimately matter … Read More Selfcare tip of the day…11/20/19 by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

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Ladies, ask for what you want…by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, MSW, PPSC

Ladies, ask for what you want…by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, MSW, PPSC, online therapist for professional women and on-site therapist for teens in Mountain View, CA We spend way to much time thinking about others’ perception of us, namely not wanting to be perceived as “bossy, pushy, clingy, weak, etc., you get the point.” ⠀ *⠀ *⠀ The problem with this is that overthinking … Read More Ladies, ask for what you want…by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, MSW, PPSC

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The value of relationships by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW

The value of relationships by Dr. Munn Saechao, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC, online therapist and coach for professional women and child and adolescent therapist in Mountain View, CA. It’s often so hard for professional women with family expectations to carve out time for themselves. They often feel tremendous guilt over longing for a bit of alone time. It’s important though to make time for self-care, … Read More The value of relationships by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW

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Become more confident by Dr. Munn Saechao, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC.

Become more self confident by Dr. Munn Saechao, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC, online therapist and coach for professional women and child and adolescent therapist in Mountain View, CA. Professional women are often very self-critical. If we want to be more confident and self-assured, we have to start having a more accurate and realistic perspective of our strengths and value. Do you often call yourself dumb, … Read More Become more confident by Dr. Munn Saechao, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC.

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Self-care tip for professional women and adolescent girls

Self-care tip for professional women and adolescent girls by Dr. Munn Saechao, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC, online therapist and coach for professional women and child and adolescent therapist in Mountain View, CA. If you want people to value and respect you, value and respect yourself first and foremost. If you act as though you don’t deserve that raise or promotion, then likely, you probably won’t. … Read More Self-care tip for professional women and adolescent girls

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Self-criticism and what to do about it

Self-criticism and what to do about it by Dr. Munn Saechao, PsyD, LCSW, MSW, PPSC, online therapist and coach for professional women and child and adolescent therapist in Mountain View, CA. Our brains are wired to remember negative experiences for survival. When we have salient recollections of things and situations that have caused us harm, we instinctually avoid them in the future. While this instinct … Read More Self-criticism and what to do about it

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How we influence and build our self-esteem

How we influence and build our self-esteem by Dr. Munn Saechao, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC, online therapist and coach for professional women and child and adolescent therapist in Mountain View, CA. The mind is interesting and complex. Many times our mind wonder to that of tasks we must complete, to events that have occurred in the past. Then there are times our mind wonders and fixates … Read More How we influence and build our self-esteem