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Savoring Joy

Practicing mindfulness teaches us to be aware of our attention – whether we focus on the positive or the negative – and to note – without judgment – our thoughts and feelings. When our minds are drawn to the negative, the teaching is to note the feeling, accept it and then let it go. This can be frustrating because the negativity bias keeps drawing our minds back to the difficult emotions and events.

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Accepting the “Unacceptable”

Accepting the seemingly unacceptable can sound terrifying or even impossible. Most will experience trying moments related to the loss of a job or a loved one. Others may experience a loss that can feel even more personal, like the loss of their body as they once knew it.

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How to Overcome Needle Phobia

With 16% of the population avoiding flu shots due to a fear of needles, many are likely not getting a COVID-19 vaccine for this same reason. Luckily, there are very effective methods of overcoming this phobia.

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More Than Compassion

Feeling connected is not a natural sensation when we are struggling. Most people feel isolated. As we practice offering ourselves self-compassion, we become more tethered to the world around us and begin opening up to the idea that we are all connected.

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The Mindset For Mindfulness

Setting expectations for mindfulness is important for when you become discouraged. It takes quite a bit of practice, but before long, it will become a healthier way of living.

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How to be the Best Parent you can be during a Pandemic: Part 3 of 4 in the Series

Seeing our children struggle with drastic changes that they don’t fully understand, all while we don’t really understand it all ourselves, has put even the most confident and competent parents on edge. While there are certainly no easy answers to any of this, here are a few tips to help you get started on your path to becoming the best version of yourself that you can be during these challenging times.

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now offering video therapy sessions

It's more important than ever to take care of your mental health, so all of our therapists are doing Telehealth and many have immediate openings for new clients.