Author Archives: Jennifer Gardella

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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Creating Healthy Habits in 2018

With the new year just beginning, it is time to start thinking about how you are going to build the best you in 2018.  January 1 is a great time to start and with some planning you can be prepared … Continue reading

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Michael Phelps and His Anxiety

Major sports figures and celebrities often appear to have perfect lives.  But over the years a few have been brave enough to come forward and share personal stories about their anxiety and depression.  Michael Phelps is the latest to come … Continue reading

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Anxiety When There is a Tragedy

Managing anxiety on a daily basis can be a struggle.  In these last few months the news has reported on several tragedies that can give us each pause and trigger anxiety.  The hurricanes in Florida, Houston, the Virgin Islands and … Continue reading

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Preparing for Holiday Anxiety

If you suffer from depression and/or anxiety, the onset of colder weather may make you feel nervous.  The recent arrival of fall may trigger an additional stressor – the upcoming holidays.  For many, the holiday season is a time of … Continue reading

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“When Are You Starting Your Family?”

With the holiday season upon us, many people are planning to spend time with family and friends.  If you are married/partnered/single and in your child bearing years, you may be ready to start a family of your own.  You may … Continue reading

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Beating the Baby Blues – Why Walking in NYC Can Help

A common occurrence after having a baby is experiencing the baby blues. Your hormones are trying to get back to normal and during this regulation process, you may feel sad, depressed, anxious and just plain all over the place emotionally. … Continue reading

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Date Nights in NYC in the Fall

You and your spouse or partner lead busy lives. If on top of that if you’re having difficulty with your relationship, infertility or feel frazzled due to a newborn baby it might help to take some time out to relax … Continue reading

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How to Avoid the Winter Blues

At this time of year many people who suffer from depression have a bit of a reprieve.  They are able to get out and about in NYC, enjoy activities, and see friends.  But, just like in Game of Thrones, the … Continue reading

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