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5 Steps to Heal Your Inner Child

Healing from Emotional Abuse and Neglect Is childhood a painful memory for you? Or can you not remember all that much from your younger years? Difficulties with attachment can be at the core of what brings an individual into therapy the first time. Usually, these struggles show up as depression, panic attacks, poor self image,…

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6 Signs Your Teen Needs to See a Therapist

Adolescence is undeniably one of the most challenging periods in life. Even more so for teens now-a-days.  With stressors such as social media, bullying, and unending social pressures, anyone might have difficulty.  Some teens can navigate this time effectively, while others may need some help. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,…

How To Trick Your Body Into Feeling Calm

Breathing and stress have a very strong connection.  The primary role of breathing is to absorb oxygen and to expel carbon dioxide through the movement of our lungs. But breathing can do much more than that.  We have the power to consciously control our breathing. Why is this important? Because controlling your breath can help…

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Going With Your Gut

Why Listening to Your Intuition is the Way to Go   How many times have you thought, “I should have trusted my gut!”? When we face an uncomfortable situation or decision, we tend to rationalize it and use logic as the basis of our decision, even though something doesn’t quite feel right. If you learned how…

6 Ways to Become a Better Athlete

Visualization for Athletic Success Visualization, also known as mental rehearsal or mental imagery, is a technique in which we imagine ourselves in a specific situation performing a specific activity. You can use visualization in your everyday life to familiarize yourself with a situation before it actually happens. Visualization may also be a powerful motivation tool…