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3 Steps to Self-Compassion

“God, you can be so stupid sometimes.”“Why would he be attracted to YOU?”“You’re just going to screw this up.”These are things you would probably never say to another human being unless you’re a real jerk. But how many of us have that inner critic that says these kinds of things all the time.Most of us treat ourselves far more harshly...[ read more ]

The Resistance Band Can Become Your New BFF

Do you know the number one thing that causes aches and pains and makes a person feel old? Tight muscles and a lack of flexibility!Much attention is given to building muscle, but not enough on how to keep muscles and other soft tissues like ligaments and tendons loose and flexible. Is flexibility really that important? Yes! It’s crucial actually.Here are...[ read more ]

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 ]

How To Get More Protein In Your Diet Without Eating More Meat

Finally, protein is getting its much-deserved attention. For decades, most discussions revolving around macronutrients focused on fat and carbs, namely how much should we be eating of both. But there SHOULD be focus on protein. Protein builds our entire body, from muscles and bones to hormones and other biochemicals. If we don’t get enough protein in our diet every day,...[ read more ]

How to Stay Safe While Shopping at The Farmer’s Market

Shopping at local farmer’s markets is a great way to eat organic foods while supporting your local economy. But during the pandemic, as people have been forced to quarantine and social distance, many wonder if shopping at farmer’s markets is safe?In many ways, shopping at your local farmer’s market can be an even safer experience than shopping at an indoor...[ read more ]

Trauma Talks Series: No Longer Blaming Yourself or Others for Being a Victim

Most people when they go through a situation where they have been victimized believe it is their fault. • If I hadn’t been at that place or time… • If I had behaved better (especially children) …. • If I had tried harder or done something different… • I should have made better choices… When someone experiences being a victim,...[ read more ]

Reasons to Start Working with a Nutritionist In 2021

You most likely know that in order to “be healthy” you’ve got to “eat healthy.” But what does that mean exactly? Everyone has different nutritional needs and everyone also has their own idea of what “healthy eating” looks like. To some, that’s eating no meat, to others it’s eating mostly meat. To some it’s eating a lot of fruits and...[ read more ]

How to Boost Your Self-Esteem

What does it mean to have a healthy self-esteem? Some people think it means you are okay with how you look. Other people think you must accomplish something big in your life to have a good self-esteem. But the reality is, having a healthy self-esteem means you like and appreciate yourself faults and all. A good self-esteem can be the...[ read more ]

Finding Your Inner Wisdom Improves Mental Wellness

Wisdom is Wise Mind The popular Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) skill, Wise Mind, is essentially about finding the wisdom within all of us. In Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy there is a Self-energy, this is not a part of the personality but rather it too is the wisdom within us, as the founder Dick Schwartz PhD describes the Self as:...[ read more ]

Are You Doing Self-Care All Wrong?

The topic of self-care is one that has been discussed openly and often over the past decade. But for many, the concept of self-care is one that is still a bit mysterious, if not downright confusing. What Is Self-Care? First, self-care is a practice and a commitment we make to ourselves. It is any activity we do deliberately to support...[ read more ]



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