(504) 452-5937
(504) 452-5937

Category

Updates

How to Make Your Holiday Stress “Good”

Where is the family gathering for the holidays? Should I offer my home as an option? Will he/she be there? Do I bring a dish or a dessert? Should I make it or buy it? Who do I get presents for? What do they want? Will I have time to do everything that needs to...
Read More
How to Make Your Holiday Stress Good - Maison Vie New Orleans Therapy and Counseling Louisiana - Susan Harrington

Primal World Beliefs: How Can We Be Optimistic When the World Seems So Negative?

Where do you want to eat? I don’t know. How about that new place that opened around the corner? Are they any good? Have you heard anything about it? No, I haven’t. I’ll ask online and see what people say. What do you think? Is this a bad restaurant, a tough crowd, or a mix...
Read More
Primal World Beliefs: How Can We Be Optimistic When the World Seems So Negative?

Hurricane PTSD: Dealing with The Complex Impacts of Katrina Almost Two Decades Later

I see the bad moon a-risin’ I see trouble on the way I see earthquakes and lightnin’ I see bad times today Don’t go around tonight Well it’s bound to take your life There’s a bad moon on the rise I hear hurricanes a-blowin’  I know the end is comin’ soon  I fear rivers over...
Read More
Hurricane PTSD- Dealing with The Complex Impacts of Katrina Almost Two Decades Later - Maison Vie Therapy and Counseling Louisiana

How to Spot and Break Up with Relationship Anxiety

So, you have relationship anxiety. Now, that’s just silly. Relationships only demand a high level of effort to keep them alive and open you up to be the most vulnerable you can ever be in life, putting immense pressure on your day-to-day life. What’s so worrisome about that? Plenty. The worry often comes from the...
Read More
How to Spot and Break Up with Relationship Anxiety - Maison Vie New Orleans Therapy and Counseling Louisiana - Susan Harrington

The ABCs of Anxiety: Translating Feelings into Knowledge, Treatment, and Power

  If you do a Google search for anxiety memes, you’ll find a seemingly endless supply of posts and imagery captioned with “internal conversations” like those above. And, if you are a living, breathing person, there is a 100% chance you will relate to at least one of the memes. Like a song starting slowly,...
Read More
The ABCs of Anxiety

When Does Pride Month End?

Pride Month may be marked on the calendar as being June 1st through June 30th, but the jubilance doesn’t end when June does. Pride is a constant unable to be boxed up in nice, neat uniformed squares. If there is one thing we know about Pride Month, it doesn’t conform to standard expectations. Our celebrations...
Read More
When is The End of Pride Month?

Insignificant Other: Advice for Couples Who Have Lost The Spark

Now there’s no welcome look in your eyes when I reach for you And now you’re starting to criticize little things I do It makes me just feel like crying ‘Cause baby, something beautiful’s dyin’ You lost that lovin’ feelin’ Whoa, that lovin’ feelin’ You lost that lovin’ feelin’ Now it’s gone, gone, gone, whoa-oh...
Read More
Insignificant Other: Advice for Couples Who Have Lost The Spark

National Ex-Spouse Day & The Decline of Marriage

Marriage isn’t what it once was in the United States, for better or for worse. The draw of joining two lives together has lost some luster when compared to years past. In fact, marriage rates are dropping nationally. According to a 2021 Pew Research Center study, the decline of marriage is becoming more prevalent as...
Read More

How Do I Help My Child Develop Empathy?

How did you develop empathy? Was it something you were born with or were you taught and it developed over time? Picture this: Oscar just woke up — he’s a grouch, and the morning is not his favorite time of day. He starts the process of attempting to slither out of bed. The sleep in...
Read More

How to Choose New Year’s Resolutions that Stick and Improve Your Mental Health

A new year is here — you know the drill. It’s time to commit to improving your life by exercising more, eating healthier, or any other resolution you come up with, and then giving up on it about one month later. Don’t feel bad. Abandoning New Year’s resolutions is so habitual after one month that...
Read More
1 2 3 5