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How Has Your New Year’s Resolution Held Up? As January comes to a close, how has your New Year’s Resolution turned out? Last year, it was my goal to make my bed everyday and it turned into a daily routine (I still do it today!). However this New Year’s Resolution seems to be difficult to […]

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How Was Your 2015?

How Well Did Your Last Year’s New Year’s Resolution Go? When I created my resolution, I made sure it was something reasonable and definitely manageable! I decided that I wanted to make it a habit to make my bed every single day. And I am very happy and proud to report that I made my […]

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Healthy Holidays

Healthy and Holidays can actually be in same sentence! December is the time for pie, ham, bread, cranberries, and weight gain. Despite everything, you can still have a healthy Holiday! It is very much so possible! And the key to a healthy Holidays! Mindfulness and Preparation! Any and every meal can be healthy and simple! […]

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Thanksgiving = Gratitude Day

It is a shame that Thanksgiving is a misinterpreted and underutilized holiday. The core meaning and purpose of Thanksgiving has lost its luster. The unfortunate origin and history of Thanksgiving is tainted. Modern day, it is declared one of the busiest (and greediest) days in retail. It is known as a day to gather for […]

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Avoiding Holiday Stress

The holidays are quickly approaching! After this point, time will be flying by and before you know it, it will be 2016! Just imagine all of the events that are coming up: Thanksgiving, holiday parties, gift exchanges, New Years— It is all overwhelming! But we have a few tips to help you through the mayhem! […]

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Beware Emotional Vampires!

“I have come to drink your blood! Ah! Ah! Ah!” Last but not least, beware of the Life-Draining Emotional Vampire! Unlike the fictional Vampire, this emotion monster is quite prevalent throughout our everyday lives! The Emotional Vampire is a pessimistic, gossiping, negative, life-draining individual. They are amongst our friends, family members, and within our work […]

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Beware Of The Emotional Mummy!

Do you start your day off slow and raised from your tomb? Do you allow yourself to be wrapped up in your own emotions, saying, “Meeerrrhhh…. I don’t want to go to work. My life is dry and dull. Things will never change. Everyday is a struggle….” Don’t be a Mummy! “Wrapping” yourself in your […]

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Express Yourself

Everyone has heard the stereotypical therapy question, So how did that make you feel? Though people tend to poke fun at this question, the ability to express yourself effectively is one of the most powerful skills you could possess. Why? As creatures of communication, expressing yourself can relieve you of so much grief— that is if […]

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Setting Boundaries: The Castle Concept

One of the most important skills that I learned in therapy was Establishing Boundaries. Maybe you have encountered situations where you had a disagreement with your boss, have a rude co-worker, or have a friend that criticizes you. Having the ability to effectively express yourself is essential. I learned how to establish my boundaries by […]

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My First Session

The answer can not be to ‘fix me’ because you are not broken.

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