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4 Ways to Manage Loneliness this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day can be really triggering for a lot of individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, or relationship issues.  Loneliness can be one of the most challenging emotions, but when you love yourself you’re never alone. Whether you’re single or not, here are 4 ways to show yourself a little love this Valentine’s Day. Treat…

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5 Tips For Your First Therapy Appointment

Have you been thinking about making an appointment with a therapist? Thought about it but haven’t been able to make the call? Are you nervous about what the therapist will think about you?   Here’s a tip: A therapist is most likely just as nervous the first time you get together. I know I still get…

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5 Ways To Combat Stress This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving. It’s such a wonderful time of year. It is a time when we take a moment to stop, think and acknowledge gratitude. Unfortunately, the holidays are also a time when many experience an increase in feelings of anxiety, depression, and stress. Here are 5 ways to decrease stress and make the most of your Thanksgiving: 1.Cook Mindfully –…

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5 REASONS TO PRACTICE SELF CARE

Self care is one of the most important things we can do for ourselves. Unfortunately, it is what we most often forget to practice.  Compassion fatigue is a very real struggle that many of my patients experience. Compassion fatigue is when you quite literally care too much. Do you find yourself trying to help others at the…

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LIFE LESSONS FROM MY FATHER

In honor of Father’s Day, I felt it best to share the best advice and life lessons I’ve received from my father. My father passed away this past year, after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis and related complications. Since my father’s passing, I’ve been able to take these past 11 months and truly meditate…

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