Stress and Anxiety: A Difference of Perception

Have you ever considered that stress and anxiety are two different things? Stress overwhelms one’s ability to cope with external, present circumstances, while anxiety is often future focused and internally experienced.  Read more how you can use stress in a positive way, and impact how you manage anxiety in your life.

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Experiential Therapy

Experiential therapies access a different part of our psychological experience to allow for deep and meaningful processing. They allow for active experiencing which leads to different ways of processing your trauma, memories, difficulties, hurts, and more.

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The Power of Self-Talk

What happens in our brains on a thought level daily largely goes underneath our conscious awareness. Some of this is simple like deciding what to eat for lunch; however, some of it comes in the form of “self-talk,” the way we speak and respond to ourselves throughout the day. Sometimes this self-talk can have negative effects on our daily lives, which is why its important to bring awareness to it.

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4 Books for Fostering Self-Compassion

Curious how to cultivate more self-compassion in your life? Wondering even what self-compassion is? The concept is alluring, but we can sometimes get caught in the practice itself. Learn about resources you can use today in order to learn more about self-compassion and how you can implement more of it in your life.

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The Pursuit of Happiness

Have you heard the saying, “Happiness is from happenings?” This paints a negative view of happiness and its role in our lives. Today, we’re presenting a different, more liberating and purposeful view of happiness and what it can mean for you today.

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Victoria Barrett, MA, LMHC
Choosing the Right Path in 2019

The pressure of resolutions and making the most of the year is at as the calendar flips over another 365 days. What if you went into 2019 with a different perspective on “goal setting” and making the most of your time? One that took the pressure off and allowed you to make a meaningful year?

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Drew Konzelman, MA, LMHCA
Tips for Effective Decision Making

For some of us, decision making can bring us to pause. Whether out of fear or uncertainty, we hesitate, which ultimately doesn’t propel us towards the vibrant life we crave. Here are some useful tips to help sift through the uncertainty, manage fears, and make a decision.

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Victoria Barrett, MA, LMHC
Research Based Study Tips

You know the feeling that I am talking about. Right before an exam begins. Your palms are sweaty and you wonder if you are prepared or not.

Most of us have felt that anxiety and some of us will continue to take exams late into our adult lives. I have felt this way too and wanted some answers for how to best prepare and reduce my own test anxiety. So I looked for the most sound, evidence-based tips to increase your study productivity and overall outcome.

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How the Weather Affects Your Body

Winter months can leave us feeling off and not quite ourselves. Its very normal to experience mood and body changes during this time. Here, we list a few ways you could be experiencing a season shift within your body.

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