Julie is the "go to" expert for national and local journalists and producers on a variety of emotional/mental health and relationships topics. Her down-to-earth professionalism and approachable style make her a sought after on-camera expert who shows up prepared and always delivers helpful information for viewers.
In case you missed it, I was invited to share my thoughts on current political issues, including Pres. Obama's Lame Duck Presidency and politicians throwing their hats in the political ring after sex scandals.
Recent national TV appearances include Discovery Health & TLC's women's health documentary "Secretly Pregnant" offering therapy to a Salt Lake City woman struggling with pregnancy after a stillbirth. Hanks is also a regular on KSL TV's Studio 5, KSL News, and frequently contributes on local radio shows.
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We’ve all known someone who is judgmental. It’s an unfortunate character trait and is often easy to spot in other people, but can be a bit more difficult to see in ourselves. But the truth is that we all could stand to be more kind and accepting of others. Here are 4 strategies to become less judgmental:
Comparing ourselves to other people; it’s something we all are guilty of (particularly women). Whether it has to do with looks, money, talents, relationships, or belongings, many women perceive themselves as less than someone else who seems to have a better life. In a society that so often ranks us, it’s no surprise that this is so common! But at what cost? Comparing ourselves to others can eat away at our happiness and lead to more anxiety and lower self-esteem, but thankfully it doesn’t have to be that way! Here are 5 strategies to avoid the comparison trap:
In tonight’s premiere of Celebrity Legacies: Kurt Cobain on ReelzChannel, I provide commentary on mental health and family aspects of Cobain’s meteoric rise and tragic fall, and the possible impact of his fame and fortune on surviving family members.
It’s been twenty years since the tragic death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain from a self-inflicted gunshot to the head. Cobain’s musical legacy defined a generation and a musical genre. Cobain’s fame and fortune did not bring peace or satisfaction to Cobain. His suicide note summarized his life well by quoting Neil Young’s lyric…“I don’t have the passion anymore, and so remember, it’s better to burn out than to fade away.” Cobain joined what has been coined “the 27 club”: a group of exceptionally brilliant and troubled musicians (Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin, Amy Winehouse) who have died of drugs or other violent means at the tender age of only 27.