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Cultivating Authenticity

Posted on:04 - 12 - 2018 Posted in:

Brene Brown (researcher) stated in her book, The Gifts of Imperfections, that authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen. Authenticity is the daily practice of […]

Cultivating Joy with Gratitude

Posted on:30 - 08 - 2018 Posted in:

Brene Brown (researcher) found that joy and gratitude were described as spiritual practices that were bound to a belief in human interconnectedness and a power greater than us. People interviewed described living a joyful life is attributed to their gratitude practice. To cultivate the spiritual practices that lead to joyfulness, especially gratitude. We have to […]

What makes ‘pride’?

Posted on:04 - 06 - 2018 Posted in:

When it comes to self-talk we can be our own toughest critic. The definition of self-talk is the act or practice of talking to oneself, through internal dialogue. Self-talk can be negative or positive. Negative self-talk can be self-limiting and it can undermine one’s self esteem. Excessive negative self-talk can exacerbate feelings of stress, depression […]

Identifying Triggers

Posted on:02 - 03 - 2018 Posted in:

Most individuals at some point in their lives have experienced symptoms of stress, anxiety, depression, anger, etc; and many times those symptoms are initiated by triggers. Triggers are those things, places, events, people, and/or emotions that ignite certain feelings which in turn cause us to experience particular symptoms. Some individuals will report that they are […]

Seeking Relief from Fear and Panic?

Posted on:03 - 11 - 2017 Posted in:

Fear in response to danger is a normal, healthy feeling—it sets off a chain of events that help us think more clearly, react more quickly, and have more endurance.  However, when the body experiences fear without the presence of danger, it can create many uncomfortable sensations in the body and mind.  Nausea, restlessness, sweating, tingling […]

Establishing Healthy Boundaries

Posted on:01 - 08 - 2017 Posted in:

“You are not required to set yourself on fire to keep other people warm.”- Unknown Have you ever had a difficult time saying “No”; whether it was to a family member, friend, or romantic partner? Saying no or denying someone something can be very difficult especially if when you love and care about that individual. […]

Faces of Depression: What Does It Look Like?

Posted on:27 - 04 - 2017 Posted in:

Do you know what depression looks like? Sadness, hopelessness, and loss of interest in things you used to enjoy are well-recognized symptoms of depression. Did you also know that depression can make one feel foggy, tired, irritable, restless, and achy, as well as causing changes in sleeping and eating habits?  If you notice any combination […]