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Tips for Developing a Healthy Relationship with Yourself

Whether you are struggling with trauma, depression or simply balancing the pressures of daily life and stress, finding a way to stay centered can be invaluable. One way that is beneficial in establishing balance is developing a positive relationship with oneself. The relationship with self defines our inner world and the way we process information [...]

Advantages of Learning Something New

It can be easy to overlook the value of learning when it is routine in school. However, once we complete our formal education, we generally have to take on the responsibility of discovery for ourselves. Some of us face the issue of motivation, being burnt out from so many years of schooling. It may take [...]

By | 2017-07-12T18:46:55+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Anxiety, Happiness, teen counseling, women's issues|

Panic and Stress Relief ‘Quick Tips’

Sometimes stress or panic hits us the most inconvenient times. You could be at work, at school, or running errands and all of the sudden become overwhelmed. If this is something that happens to you, it could be helpful to keep some quick fixes for this in your back pocket. Rhythmic Breathing When we are [...]

Two Ways to Shift Perception and Feel Happier

At any given moment, people are taking in sensory information from their environment, making sense of this information, and incorporating their interpretation of the data into the narrative of their lives. Each second of the day, the brain is bombarded with sensory information, though most of this information never makes it into our awareness [1]. In [...]

Handling “Drama”

“Drama”, the catch-all phrase that is often used to describe an overreaction to stress, disagreements, negativity and other sometimes frustrating life events. Many people believe it is avoidable and unnecessary, even dramatic people feel this way, when on the wrong side of it. However, stress is a constant in life. Some situations will naturally cause [...]

By | 2016-03-03T21:34:06+00:00 March 3rd, 2016|Anxiety, teen counseling, women's issues|

Improve Your Emotional Wellbeing on Your Day Off

Whether it’s a surprise snow-day or a Sunday free from plans, why not spend your next non-work day contributing to your emotional health.   Not all of us can take regular vacations in order to “re-set” and build up our emotional resiliency.   If we do not have the time or money to jet to the beach, [...]

Developing Confidence in Making Tough Decisions

How often do you find yourself stuck between two options (or more) wavering for days, weeks, or months to determine the ideal choice? If so, you are not alone as research has shown that there are many people in today’s society struggling with this on a daily basis. It is important to note that it [...]

Is it Guilt or is it Shame? (And what to do with it.)

As we begin a new year, traditionally we consider a New Year’s resolution, or new goals for improving our life or our felt sense of who we are. For some, what comes with this is a sense of remorse for not having made the changes, or met the goals sooner. In some cases, that remorse [...]

5 Simple Ways to Get the Most Out of Therapy

Therapy is an investment in one’s own health and happiness.   Therapy can be life changing, but the choice to start therapy can be deterred by concerns about how much it will cost, how long it will take, and whether it will work.   Here, I list out 5 simple tips for those who are new or [...]

An App for Mental Wellness?

What is it that almost no one leaves their home without? Aside from a wallet and keys, these days the other necessity is a cell phone. With technology ever-evolving, we use our phones as a point of access to the world and friends like never before. We can download apps to provide entertainment or to provide information. [...]