Self-Care

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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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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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Self-Care in the Morning

By Madison Wilie / June 29, 2021

Mornings are often regarded as the worst time of the day. You have to get out of bed (yuck), prepare for your day, and either go to work, school or do household chores. However, the morning can become an instrumental part of your self-care practices and set the tone for the rest of your day.  […]

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Healing and Nature

By Kaitlyn DeLeon, LPC / April 28, 2021

Humans have a special relationship with nature. Do you ever struggle to remember what it was like to go on a hike, enjoy listening to the ocean, or taking in the beauty of a sunset? It’s common for the everyday routine to feel overwhelming and draining of our energy, leaving us feeling depleted. There’s a […]

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Dealing with Holiday Stressors

By Natalie Wilie, LPC / December 16, 2020

Like the rest of 2020, this holiday season is probably going to look different from previous years. On top of the regular stressors, like visiting relatives, purchasing gifts, not breaking the bank and figuring out your holiday schedule, there is the added worry over COVID-19 precautions. Listed below are suggestions on how to maintain your […]

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Why Journaling is Useful

By Natalie Wilie, LPC / November 10, 2020

The concept of journaling is not only for teenagers with their sparkly spirals and colorful pens. The benefits are applicable to all people, from all walks of life. Journaling has repeatedly proven to be a successful way of managing stress and anxiety, mining your true feelings, and allowing for a healthy emotional release. However, the […]

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Social Support

By Natalie Wilie, LPC / November 4, 2020

How Important is it to Your Overall Health and Wellbeing? Social support can be described as the physical and emotional comfort we receive through social ties to others, such as family, friends, co-workers, etc. It’s the love and acceptance we feel from belonging to a community of people who care about us. Social support is […]

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Mindfulness and Kids

By Natalie Wilie, LPC / October 28, 2020

In simple terms, mindfulness is being focused on the present moment and yes, kids can learn how to implement mindfulness into their daily lives. Mindfulness is a learned skill, so it can be taught. Parents have the ability to educate their children on what mindfulness is and looks like by making it a tool used […]

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6 Ways to Build Resiliency

By Natalie Wilie, LPC / October 21, 2020

Have you ever noticed that two people can go through situations that are very similar and their responses and ability to cope with the challenge end up being very different? This happens, in part, because of the difference in each person’s ability to be resilient when facing a challenge. There are many factors that go […]

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Assessing Your Self-Care

By Natalie Wilie, LPC / October 7, 2020

When we think of self-care, the most obvious thing to consider is if you are eating right, exercising, and getting enough sleep.  Although this is very important to overall self-care, there are several other areas of your life to consider as well.  Just like when you are flying on an airplane and you’re advised to […]

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