Posts by drjulie

When Pain Becomes Wisdom

It’s bizarre how life works. The last thing on earth I’d ever think I’d be sharing about is the #1 thing I’m most inspired by and openly talking about more than ever these days! The same thing I’ve tried countless times to cover up, hide, ignore, run away from and reject about myself has turned into something I’m…

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Blushing and Perfectionism Around Body Image

In this interview, I share about my own experience with social anxiety and how it relates to erythrophobia and chronic chest/neck flushing & blushing. I also provide insights about blushing and perfectionism and how it may impact our body image.

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5 tips for Highly Sensitive People

In this recent interview in Kossie, a modern living guide focused on mental health, I’m featured sharing tips for Highly Sensitive People:   You tend to sense other people’s emotions. Having too much on your plate makes you anxious. You find it hard to reject others. If you’re nodding to any or all of these, then…

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Tips to Build Body Confidence

Are you struggling with body dissatisfaction? Experiencing constant critical thoughts? Do you wish you felt more positive about your appearance? If any of the above sounds familiar, you’re not alone and help is here! Body-image seeds are planted early on in life, and it’s likely that you weren’t the one planting them. Planting Seeds Early…

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Let’s Talk Anxiety

  Ever notice that the change in seasons sparks your anxiety? This happens for a bunch of reasons. Although the leaves are changing beautifully, it’s also getting colder and days are getting shorter. When things are in transition in general, it often results in some unease. I wanted to share a recent interview I did…

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Conquering Social Anxiety

Woman In a Wheat Field

What’s your first step towards moving past a hurdle? An internal barrier that appears without warning, pops up repeatedly, and blocks you from being the real you. First, you need to recognize that it’s in the way of where you want to go in life. When it comes to living with social anxiety, it’s very…

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It Ain’t Fair to Compare!

Why do we keep doing something that leads to the same old icky feeling? Are we all masochists?! Maybe a little. Self-defeating behaviors start small- but can quickly develop into dominant patterns due to a lack of awareness and simply out of habit. Habits can be oh so strong and stubborn! Once the mind gets…

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