As kids get ready to start a new school year some of them wait with excitement and nervousness to see their friends, meet their teachers and have fun, others struggle with severe anxiety about going back to school, feel overwhelmed with the academic demands of the year...

Everyone feels anxious now and then. It’s a normal emotion that we all experience. For example, we may feel nervous when faced with a problem at work or school, before taking a test, or before making an important decision. This sense of anxiety is described by many as...

Bullies can be very intimidating and affect kids and teens in many ways. They may lose sleep or feel sick and try to make excuses to skip school, but sometimes the biggest bullies they have live in their own heads.  Negative self-talk can be very intimidating and abusi...

The quality of our thoughts determines the way we feel and act. While everyone experience anxiety from time to time, some of us feel it more often, more deeply and tend to become really overwhelmed by it. Although genetics, brain chemistry, and life events play a role...

Often times we hear other woman (and men) make negative comments about their bodies, saying things like “I’m so fat”, “I have gained so much weight I look like a caw”, or “I know I look disgusting in this… I feel so fat.” These comments can make us very uncomfortable a...

Positive Psychology states that several things contribute to well-being but focuses on five core elements that they believe really increase our likelihood to feel good and experience joy. They are positive emotion, engagement, meaning, positive relationships, and accom...

Last week I was so caught up in my thinking that I missed my exit while I was driving to work. The scary part is that I realized this three exists down the highway on a drive I do almost on a daily basis. I realized I was so worried and consumed by current events in my...

When we parent from guilt we are not really connected to our children. In order to increase connection and trust, we need first connect to ourselves.

Our minds think that’s what they do, but not everything we think is necessarily true. We interpret the information that we receive through our five senses to make sense of the world we live in and create actions that help us thrive. When we interpret information we giv...

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Feeling anxious? Depressed? Trouble sleeping? PTSD? Do you hold to negative beliefs about yourself that keep you stuck and unhappy? If you are struggling with unwanted thoughts and feelings you might be a good candidate for EMDR Therapy. Scientific research has establi...

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