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27 03, 2020

Self-Harm Awareness

2020-03-27T15:25:14-06:00

Self-Harm Awareness Day took place on March 1st. The purpose of this day is to remove the stigma attached to self-harming behaviors and to educate our society and healthcare professionals of the warning signs while also encouraging those who self-harm to open up and seek help. Those who support this cause wear an orange ribbon.    What are self-harming behaviors?  Self-harming or self-injury, [...]

Self-Harm Awareness2020-03-27T15:25:14-06:00
14 02, 2020

How to Practice Healthy Love Habits

2020-02-14T14:53:33-06:00

The month of February brings up visions of valentine hearts, flowers, and sweets. Valentine’s Day creates the opportunity to focus on our loved ones and acknowledge their importance.  When we acknowledge someone’s importance by nurturing the relationship we are cultivating a healthy relationship that will be able to weather the storms of life. Nurturing a [...]

How to Practice Healthy Love Habits2020-02-14T14:53:33-06:00
6 02, 2020

Relationships: Not Always Flowers and Chocolates

2020-02-06T16:27:20-06:00

With bouquets of flowers and heart shaped boxes of chocolates everywhere you turn, it’s hard not to pause and reflect on relationships this time of year. It may be a relationship of the past, present, or one we desire for our future, but human nature tends to lead us on a path to partner with [...]

Relationships: Not Always Flowers and Chocolates2020-02-06T16:27:20-06:00
30 01, 2020

The Importance of Communication in Relationships

2020-01-30T15:57:28-06:00

Relationships are important to every individual as they provide us with comfort, love, and support. People may feel like they understand what is needed to have a successful relationship but may not take into consideration that we all grew up communicating differently. Most individuals tend to love and communicate the way that they witnessed as a child or through previous experiences. Their past could have [...]

The Importance of Communication in Relationships2020-01-30T15:57:28-06:00
16 01, 2020

Benefits of Treating ADHD ( Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

2020-01-15T13:16:21-06:00

“Why should I decide to use medication for my child's Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder? (ADHD) symptoms?” Let’s begin by understanding ADHD is a condition where many symptoms can be present, in different intensities. Every patient with ADHD may have different presentations of symptoms such as a child spending the day daydreaming and falling behind in [...]

Benefits of Treating ADHD ( Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)2020-01-15T13:16:21-06:00
2 01, 2020

Therapeutic Yoga for Mental Wellness

2020-01-02T15:33:27-06:00

Therapeutic Yoga is a specific type of treatment that incorporates gentle yoga postures, use of yoga props (bolsters, blankets and blocks), mindfulness and meditation to assist in decreasing symptoms and increase wellness. Therapeutic yoga can assist in decreasing symptoms by focusing on body awareness, breath awareness and mindfulness techniques exploring stressful  thoughts or emotions. Through [...]

Therapeutic Yoga for Mental Wellness2020-01-02T15:33:27-06:00
12 12, 2019

Coping With Seasonal Depression

2019-12-12T10:05:48-06:00

Halloween through New Year’s Day is the joyous time of year marked by celebrations of togetherness, feasting on meals rich in carbs and fats, and sprinting for decorating, cleaning, cooking, and shopping. For many, attending to the holiday season’s obligations is a time of increased stress that can negate the joys traditionally expected of this [...]

Coping With Seasonal Depression2019-12-12T10:05:48-06:00
5 12, 2019

How to Combat Holiday Stress

2019-12-06T08:45:45-06:00

The holidays can be a joyful time to gather with friends and family, but they can also be a stressful time for us. This time of year is a whirlwind of emotions that can have a way of magnifying the stressors we already carry around with us. Financial burdens, family gatherings, unrealistic expectations, and deadlines are just a few of the stressors.  Here are a couple of tips to help you get by:   Financial Stress   Organization. Let’s start by looking at our budget. Although this can cause some anxiety, remember this is short term. Our goal is to avoid those large credit [...]

How to Combat Holiday Stress2019-12-06T08:45:45-06:00
15 11, 2019

Dealing with ADHD

2019-11-15T12:04:54-06:00

While many people have some vague idea of some of the characteristics of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) such as difficulty paying attention and hyperactivity, what most are not aware of is how this disorder impacts one’s overall mood.  Individuals with ADHD can present to others as irritable, experiencing “mood swings” or generally seen as an impulsive [...]

Dealing with ADHD2019-11-15T12:04:54-06:00
10 11, 2019

Anti-Bullying

2019-11-15T12:07:09-06:00

Incidents of school violence demonstrate that bullying can have tragic consequences for individuals, families, schools and entire communities. Bullying is painful, lasting and can be related to low self-esteem, suicidal thoughts, anger, and other mental and physical health problems. Due to the increased risk of suicide associated with bullying (for victims and perpetrators alike) open [...]

Anti-Bullying2019-11-15T12:07:09-06:00