Self-care

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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 Associate / 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 Associate / 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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Make your resolution fun!

By Kaitlyn DeLeon, LPC / January 11, 2022

“What’s your new year’s resolution?” is probably one of the most asked questions during this time of the year. For some, a new year’s resolution is seen as a reset; a new year has just begun and time has literally reset to the beginning of the calendar year! Oh, the possibilities!  It can feel overwhelming […]

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Positive Personal Habits

By Madison Wilie / September 26, 2021

The habits you incorporate into your daily routine can have a positive or negative impact on your mental health. If the majority of your practices are healthy and helpful, you will begin to notice that you can be more productive, organized, and even physically healthier. If the majority of your habits are negative, you might […]

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Managing Your Time

By Madison Wilie / September 21, 2021

As we grow older, we take on more responsibility. You move out and go to college. No one is there to force you to do your homework or go to class. You get a job, but it’s up to you to show up and do your best. You have to pay bills, make time for […]

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Social Media and Mental Health

By Natalie Wilie, LPC / August 9, 2021

When you wake up in the morning, what’s the first thing that you do? For most of us, the answer is: look at my phone. Social media is a huge part of our modern lives. You check Facebook when you’re bored, scroll through Instagram while sitting on the couch, and kill time at work by […]

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Do You Have a Healthy Body Image?

By Madison Wilie / July 14, 2021

How do you feel in your own skin? When you see yourself in the mirror, do you hyperfocus on your flaws? Or do you have a sense of acceptance? Body image has less to do with your appearance and more to do with how you view yourself. You could be the picture of health but, […]

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