How Counseling Can Help You Reach Your Goals in the New Year

How Counseling Can Help You Reach Your Goals in the New Year

If you struggle to set goals, let alone reach them, you are definitely not alone. In fact, it is thought that roughly 92% of the population has found it hard to stick to goals. This constant cycle of trying to set beneficial life or health goals, but never quite reaching them, can ultimately lead to depression.That’s because reaching goals is...[ read more ]

4 Reasons to Start Therapy in 2021

If you’re like most people, you brought in the new year with a list of resolutions. And if you’re like most people, all of those resolutions have one goal: to better your life in some way. Whether that is through eating right, working out, learning a new language or decluttering your home office, resolutions are made to help us live...[ read more ]

Sit/Stand Desks – Are They Good Or Bad?

You have probably noticed over the last few years that the popularity of sitting/standing desks has really taken off. In fact, sales of standing desks have soared in recent years, and in many cases their sales have far outpaced those of conventional desks.You may have even read an article or two outlining the benefits of standing more. But is there...[ read more ]

How to Talk to Your Young Child About the LGBTQIA+ Community

As a parent or caregiver, it can be difficult to know the right thing to say when kids question what we deem to be adult topics. Broaching topics of sexuality can be awkward for both parties, however, it is a necessary conversation to have.When it comes to talking about homosexuality and transgender individuals, children should be given age-appropriate information so...[ read more ]

What is Equine-Assisted Therapy?

Many of us have always known that we feel better and calmer when we are around nature or animals. And studies have consistently shown that there is indeed therapeutic value of human-animal interaction. So it’s no surprise that Equine Assisted Therapy has become an increasingly popular mental health treatment.Equine Assisted Therapy is a form of experiential therapy that includes horses and a specialist...[ read more ]

Why Hyper Parenting is Harming Children

A 30-year-old woman is sitting in her therapist’s office, talking about her inability to manage life. She is disorganized, has poor time management skills, cannot make decisions, is easily overwhelmed, has no direction in her life and is filled with anxiety. A young adult woman just graduated from university and gets her first job. She comes down with a stomach...[ read more ]

Finding Resilience in the Midst of Challenges

“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley One thing is certain, and that is that each day presents new challenges. It isn’t the fact that challenges occur that is most important, however, but how well an individual is able to adapt and bounce back from...[ read more ]

Coping Strategies in Uncertain Times: Calming Your Nervous System During the Coronavirus Outbreak

I have a confession to make. I am writing this blog as much for you as I am for me. These are challenging times. I find it especially hard to hear such difficult news on a daily basis — news that is not balanced with much good news. We don’t get an alert on our phones every time someone recovers...[ read more ]

Small But Impactful Ways to Nurture Your Creativity Every Day

One of the biggest barriers to creativity is lack of time. You’re busy. Your days are demanding. You have a long list of tasks from last week that you’ve yet to tackle. But is it really a tangible, true-blue lack of time, or more of a belief or feeling that time is scarce or non-existent? “If there is something you...[ read more ]

An Educational Gap in Mental Health Care

Today, people who have lost the will to live and those who love them are in danger of falling through a gap in the mental health care system that doesn’t have to be there. The Economist, The New York Times, and The Washington Post have published articles this year about the continuing rise in the number of deaths by suicide....[ read more ]

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