Thoughts & Experiences

  • How Do You Balance School and Work?

    I wanted to write about a topic I’ve been asked a lot recently, “how do you balance school and work?” I used to brush it off and just say “oh I m...
  • Let Me Introduce Myself...

    Hello everyone, my name is Nicole Linardi. I’ve recently had the honor of joining this beautiful and wholesome group private practice at CMC Ther...
  • It starts with You and ME(l)

    We are all being impacted in many different ways, some directly and indirectly. We are also facing such a political and societal shift; this is a...
  • “No”: The Most Uncomplicated-est thing People Complicate

    I don’t know how you complicate the word “no,” “Nah,” or any variation of the like. “No” means no…like…literally. It's one of those words you lea...
  • Self-Worth and Unfiltered Selfies

    Updated: Jul 8, 2020   Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, television, magazines, and movies can have an influence on how society views beauty. ...
  • COVID-19 Got Me Feeling Like…WHAT THE HECK! and other Uncomfortable Feelings Explained.

    Can we all just collectively take a moment to take a deep BREATH and mouth to ourselves “WHAT THE HECK!”   OK, I really needed to do that...
  • Re-Opening With Mixed Feelings

    For some, COVID-19 has been a horrible nightmare. Many have experienced loss- some have lost loved ones, and others have lost jobs, security, and...
  • Flower: A Poem by Dr. Melanie Hussain

    Covered in dirt, I can’t see. I’m trapped. The world feels foreign The land feels isolating Where do I belong Where do we all be...
  • Returning Back to “Normal”

    As this period of quarantine is seemingly coming to an end sometime in the future, or at least there are talks of it coming to an end, I’ve notic...
  • Life After COVID-19

    Many of us have heard the news- mandatory lockdowns for coronavirus, shelter-in-place, and curfews have been lifted. We, as a nation, are startin...
  • What’s My Role As A Caregiver During COVID-19?

    "Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage." ― Lao Tzu, philosopher     Dur...
  • What Even is Hypnosis?

      What even is hypnosis? So, in simplest terms, hypnosis is being put or putting yourself into a trance-like state. What this mea...