Author Archives: Jennifer Gardella

Couples Activities

I want to make my relationship stronger!  If you live and/or work in NYC, you know that it can be a busy place.  And when you are working and living in the hustle sometimes taking care of your relationship gets … Continue reading

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Sleep and Anxiety

Trying to fall asleep when your mind is racing can be very difficult.  When you are dealing with problems in your life and you finally lie down in bed, your mind may drift towards those things that are causing you … Continue reading

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How to Forgive

How can you forgive your husband for cheating?  Your wife for lying to you?  Your body for not cooperating and achieving pregnancy? Forgiveness is a key ingredient when it comes to moving past suffering.  Holding on to a grudge and … Continue reading

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Postpartum Celebrities – Serena Williams

Postpartum depression is a serious issue and in recent years it has become an important and much more open topic.  New mothers may feel embarrassed that they are not overjoyed with the arrival of their new child and they hide … Continue reading

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When You are Fighting all the Time

Are you and your spouse fighting all the time?  All relationships go through ups and downs, but the stress that constant fighting puts on your life can be substantial.  At times you may want to throw in the towel and … Continue reading

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Empathy and Depression

Is it possible to have “too much” compassion? You may not be aware that taking on the pain of others in order to ease someone else’s distress may overburden your own emotional health. But, what does that mean? If you … Continue reading

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Starting Couples Counseling

In the beginning of a relationship, it’s hard to imagine that there would ever be a need for couples counseling. You are happy, in sync, in love. But, the realities of life slowly re-emerge, especially in the hustle and bustle … Continue reading

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Coping with Infertility

Recently, Giuliana Rancic shared her very private struggle with infertility with readers of USA Today.  Stories by people in the public eye who struggle with anxiety, depression and infertility can bring comfort to many who read their words. We realize … Continue reading

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Communication and Infertility

You’ve been trying to conceive a baby for some time and still you are not pregnant. You worry that something may be wrong.  Sometimes, this is the most difficult stage in the process of dealing with infertility – just admitting … Continue reading

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The Importance of Self-Care

In the last few years we have seen a significant up-tick in amount of importance placed on self-care.  What was once viewed as a self-indulgence is now being viewed as critical for emotional health and overall contentment.  For those of … Continue reading

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