Body Acceptance: What You Need To Know

October 25th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I got an email from NEDA (National Eating Disorders Association) stating that November 1st is Body Acceptance Week. This includes ‘body positivity, body neutrality and body liberation for all.’ I thought it would be a great topic for a blog, as many people have difficulty with body acceptance. If you go to the website you [...]

7 Tips For Highly Sensitive People

October 17th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you know any highly sensitive people? I’m guessing you have known or perhaps are one of those people that they refer to as highly sensitive. These people may also be told they have thin skin. Some people feel things at a deeper intensity than others. That is OK, it doesn’t mean there is anything [...]

How To Prevent Burnout Working From Home

October 4th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Many people are exhibiting job burnout.  The pandemic drastically changed their working situation. Some people are still working from home either full or part time. It can get dull, lonely and depressing for many reasons. You may feel exhausted and aren’t really sure why. People miss the transition from work to home, they don’t have [...]

8 Ways To Increase Emotional Connection

September 27th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

The emotional connection in a relationship is critical. The connection is what binds you together. Typically when people meet their partner, one thing they say is that it was so easy to talk to each other. They could talk for hours and hours. This connection helps you fall in love. After years of being together, [...]

Suicide Prevention: What You Need To Know

September 20th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Suicide prevention month is in September, so it seems like I should write something about it. Nothing strikes a greater fear than thinking someone you love might consider suicide, attempt it, or worst of all, complete it. Some people plan theirs over a long time and give clues along the way, others do it impulsively [...]

9 Things That Lead To Relationship Harm

September 13th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Most of us don't do things that will lead to relationship harm. None of us is perfect when it comes to communication. Our parents are our role models for what a relationship looks like. We tend to marry someone who in some way, shape or form, recreates our family of origin dynamics. However, we may [...]

6 Things We Can Learn From Anxiety

August 30th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

The tips on anxiety in this blog are taken from an article in Psychology Today by Steven Hayes (co-founder of acceptance and commitment therapy). Hayes, like most of you who suffer from panic attacks, learned about this from a trip to the emergency room. You most  likely thought you were having a heart attack. This [...]

5 Tools to Get Rid of Unwanted Thoughts

August 23rd, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Unwanted thoughts are something that people with anxiety struggle. However, anxiety takes on many forms. Some people with anxiety ruminate. This is the person who keeps thinking the same thought over and over again, or going down the, “what if” path. It’s like a never-ending do-loop that takes up a lot of time and mental [...]