Self Care

using affirmations to create a vision

How to Use Affirmations to Create Your 2020 Vision

I’ve been asking my clients this past month to reflect on their progress for 2019. I believe it’s helpful to celebrate successes and not only focus on the problems that exist. We sometimes look for success to appear in dramatic ways, when really, it often manifest in small but meaningful ways. We just miss them…

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5 Tips and Quotes for The Best Kind of Love

I have four thought provoking questions for you. What does self-love mean to you? What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of this word? Is it something you actively practice regularly? Do you find this easy or hard to do? I recently contributed to an article on this topic which you…

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Say No to Shame and Yes to Therapy

by Kerri-Anne Brown, LMHC   “Therapy is for crazy people” said no one ever. Ok so maybe people have said that. But it’s so far from the truth. Therapy isn’t about making “not so normal” people “normal.” It’s for everyone! I believe that everyone could benefit from therapy at some point in their life. It’s…

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Overcoming Trauma with Counseling

Guest Post by Walter Benenati Debilitating injuries aren’t just physically disabling, but often emotionally traumatizing too. Indeed, those who suffer traumatic and acute injuries as the result of an accident are often left with mobility limitations ​and mental health conditions like anxiety, depression, high levels of stress, and even post-traumatic stress disorder. For all people…

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Simple Tips to Put Your Mask on First

There’s something to be said about putting on your own mask first before helping others. If you’ve travelled on an airplane, you’ve been instructed on what to do in the event of an aircraft emergency. Not only do they talk about what to do but they physically demonstrate how to do it. You’re instructed that…

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