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Selfish or Selfless?

By Krista Bassani, LPC / July 15, 2024

Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages! Come one, come all, and welcome to the chaotic circus of relationships. I am your humble host and ringmaster, People McPleaser, and I welcome you to our show. As the best ringmaster in the business, it is my job to make sure all of you having the best […]

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Spring Cleaning: Inside and Out

By Lydia Davis, LPC Associate / March 18, 2024

The winter chill has come to an end and the signs of spring are emerging. With the changing of the seasons comes a symbolic opportunity for transformation and revitalization for mind, body, and soul. It is not just homes that can be rejuvenated, we can also spruce up our minds. The age-old tradition of spring […]

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Self-Care Where?

By Krista Bassani, LPC / June 13, 2023

There are many mental-health terms and phrases that have become popularized over recent years. The familiarity of these words has led to a boom in mental health awareness with people seeking all over the internet for ways to better themselves and their overall wellbeing. One term that you may see quite often on social media […]

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5 Easy Tips to Improve Your Sleep

By Kaitlyn DeLeon, LPC / April 19, 2023

Do you ever feel like you aren’t getting enough sleep? That’s because most of us aren’t. And even though the time has fallen back, due to the seasons, that one extra hour isn’t enough. Surveys have shown that around 1 in 3 adults are not getting enough sleep. Along with this, individuals are also not […]

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What’s your (personality) type?

By Kaitlyn DeLeon, LPC / June 28, 2022

In the time of health and wellness, and getting to know ourselves more, several have gone to personality inventories to gain a broader understanding of self. There are various methods, but one of the oldest and most popular is the Enneagram of Personality; known commonly, in short, as the Enneagram.  The Enneagram of Personality can […]

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Spring Cleaning

By Kaitlyn DeLeon, LPC / May 4, 2022

Hello Spring! We are now past the cold and gloomy winter months (along with being very fun from the holidays), and are now at a time of the year where flowers are blooming, butterflies are flying, and the sun is shining bright and for a longer duration during the day. The colors outside are brighter, […]

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Calming the Storm

By Lu-Cheree De Jager, LPC / March 31, 2022

Have you ever watched a storm chaser show on tv? A storm such as a tornado has something called an “eye” which represents the middle of the storm. The eye is a center point where the wind does not reach, the opposite of its surrounding walls – sometimes a glimpse of sunlight can be seen […]

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Meeting Your Needs

By Krista Bassani, LPC / March 1, 2022

Imagine you are getting set up to participate in a meditative activity like yoga. The lighting is low, essential oils are wafting through the air, and you attempt to reach a sense of calm and mindfulness…but then your stomach growls. All of a sudden you are yanked out of your mindfulness state and plunged into […]

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Making Goals

By Madison Wilie / February 22, 2022

It’s still early in the year. Have you stuck to your New Year’s resolutions? If your answer is “no,” that’s okay! Implementing change in your life takes patience, determination, and tact. Are you setting yourself up for success? Are your goals manageable, realistic, and definitive?  Making a goal isn’t as simple as telling yourself, “I’m […]

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Your Relationship with Alcohol

By Kaitlyn DeLeon, LPC / February 15, 2022

Now that it’s February, there are many out there who are just coming off the challenge that is ‘sober January.’ It’s a very common way to start the New Year; cut out alcohol for the first month. This challenge is most fascinating because of the various paths you can take afterward. Do you continue to […]

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