Read This Blog Post on Procrastination (So You Can Avoid Doing The Thing You Need To Do)

Man Procrastinating on Sidewalk

Does your pattern of procrastination get you frustrated, angry or hopeless? Do you self-criticize and judge yourself for not being more effective at getting dreaded tasks done? What if the tasks aren't even that dreadful and you're STILL not doing it? So often, people assume procrastination is a character flaw, something they do . . . that they "shouldn't" do....[ read more ]

Your Therapist’s Office Space: Is it Important?

Office Space Conversations Recently, I had multiple conversations with colleagues and friends about therapists' office space. As many of you know, I added an office in Plantation, FL last October. It took some time for me to adjust to this partial relocation. I was really unsure what felt wrong or was it simply different? There were different neighbors with different...[ read more ]

The Pitfalls & Perks of NYE Resolutions

fireworks over a body of water

A lot of psychotherapists write about how New Year's Eve (NYE) resolutions are a set-up and you shouldn't make them. Sometimes the alternative is a word of the year or a mantra or setting up a goal each month, rather than focusing on the whole year. I have gone back and forth myself on the concept of a resolution. Yet,...[ read more ]

What’s Up with My Chronic Emotional Overeating?

Upset man holding his head in his hands

Clarifying Emotional Overeating Before we begin, let's just get two things straight: 1. All humans engage in emotional overeating. We often assume it's a bad thing, but it's a human thing. We eat emotionally when we're celebrating someone's birthday with cake. We're not eating because we're hungry for nourishment. We're eating because we're joining in a social pleasure. That's emotional,...[ read more ]

Common Misunderstandings About Living in Miami

The plan is to live in Miami and have an adventure. Maybe you made the decision, because you needed a change, or maybe work twisted your arm to relocate to Miami. Either way, the secret is how to make it work for you. Here are commons misunderstandings about living in Miami:   Misunderstanding #1 You're going to be on the...[ read more ]

What’s the Difference? Psychotherapy, Counseling, Psychoanalysis, Coaching

Hey, we all need a space where we can sort things out, make new choices and create meaningful change. When you're looking for support in your life, it can be overwhelming to dig through the different types of services out there. Do you need psychotherapy, psychoanalysis or life coaching? Given the choice, which one would you even want? Here's a...[ read more ]

How to Find a Therapist in Miami & Plantation

So you need to find a therapist. Maybe you have just gone through relocation and moved here from somewhere completely different. Maybe you had a therapist you really connected with back home. Maybe you've never tried therapy before, but something is telling you now is the time. Finding a therapist is not such a simple task. There are a lot...[ read more ]

What No One Tells You About Therapy (But Should!)

It is said we fear the unknown, which is why many people shy away from receiving therapy. It can be intimidating walking into your therapist’s office for the very first time, not knowing what to expect. On the flip side, some people assume they know everything about therapy and can be quite surprised. The thing is, though therapy is not as stigmatized...[ read more ]

How to Tell if Therapy is Right for You

When it comes to your physical health, it’s pretty easy to know whether or not you need to see a doctor. If you catch a cold, there’s really no need to make an appointment; however, if you break your ankle, you need to immediately get to an emergency room. But when it comes to your mental and emotional health, things...[ read more ]

5 Signs That You Might be Struggling with Anxiety

Everyone feels anxious from time to time. Perhaps you get a bit nervous speaking in front of people or going on a job interview. New situations and new people can definitely give us all the jitters. Yet, for some people, anxiety becomes a frequent and forceful occurrence that completely takes over their lives. Since anxiety comes in many forms, for...[ read more ]

 

Karin Lawson

150 S. Pine Island Road Suite 300
Plantation, FL 33324

7300 Biscayne Blvd Suite 200
Miami, FL 33138

karin@drkarinlawson.com
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