October 31, 2019

"The irony of grief is that the person you need to talk to about how you feel is the person that is no longer here."

- Author Unknown

Life is so short and we don't always expect to lose our loved ones when we do. There are often many things left unsaid and questions left...

October 31, 2019

Have you ever considered starting therapy but keep putting it off or are just not sure where to start? How will you know if therapy is even right for you? What if you arrive at your first session and you don't know what to talk about? What if you don't like your therap...

October 30, 2019

"Because all things in the body are connected to each other, it is very likely that as you control your breath, you will also cause your heart rate to slow down, and some of your muscular tension to abate too." - American Addictions Center 

I imagine that you can think...

October 29, 2019

 Is there a name that every time you hear it, it makes you cringe? Or maybe it brings you back to an emotional time, a missed love one or a traumatic experience. 

Unfortunately name triggers are one that is hard to avoid. Many people in the world share the same nam...

October 28, 2019

Is there something you have been wanting to start or try for a while and you keep putting it off? Some examples could be getting back to the gym and starting a new routine or even making that first therapy appointment. 

What is stopping you?

We often make excuses and get...

October 24, 2019

After one experiences a loss and they are told to "move on," it seems hurtful and anything but helpful in the healing process. We want to believe that the people telling us that just want what is best for us and for us to be happy, right?

I hope that is the case for all...

October 24, 2019

What 3 things can you do to be the best you can be today?

I am choosing to:

-Smile at people

-Offer my help where it's needed

-Say thank you

Challenge yourself to make a difference in other's lives by just being you. What are you going to do?

October 23, 2019

There are many physical and mental benefits to exercising regularly and it can actually decrease your level of stress. When we exercise, our body releases endorphins and these can act as painkillers as well as improve our ability to sleep. Overall, when we get better s...

October 22, 2019

A trigger is something - that using any of the five senses - can set off a memory and brings you back to a time of trauma. 

Everyone experiences triggers differently. Whether it happens knowingly or unexpectedly, it is not always something that you can prepare for. The...

October 21, 2019

 Are you the kind of person that has to has coffee at the start of each day in order to be somewhat approachable and functional? I am! I personally have to have an iced, espresso drink with a little bit of heavy cream before I am ready to face the day. Whether it is co...

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