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Managing Your Mind by Managing Your Body

Taking care of your body isn’t just important with regards to physical wellness. It is also important for your mental health. Our mind and body are extremely connected. Have you ever noticed that when you get a headache you are more likely to snap at your husband? Have you ever noticed that when you feel [...]

Managing Your Mind by Managing Your Body 2018-03-16T14:13:21+00:00

Coping with Your Family’s Mental Health

“Insanity does not run in my family. Rather, it strolls through, taking it's time, getting to know everyone personally.” People with mental health concerns can find themselves struggling intensely with their issues for anywhere from periods of time to a majority of their lives. Struggling with mental health is certainly in and of itself distressing. [...]

Coping with Your Family’s Mental Health 2018-03-16T14:13:21+00:00

How to Say “No”

“I refuse to please others at the expense of my emotional well being, even if it means saying 'no' to people who are used to hearing 'yes.' ” Boundaries and limit setting are something that often comes up in therapy sessions. There's a reason for this. Telling others "No" can be very hard for many people. [...]

How to Say “No” 2018-03-16T14:13:21+00:00

Using Mindfulness to Calm Anxiety – Part 2

In my last post, I gave you an example of how your mind can spin out of control and make you feel very anxious, and how you can use mindfulness to calm yourself. You can start building the habit of mindfulness in a controlled environment with meditation. Many people are afraid to try meditation or [...]

Using Mindfulness to Calm Anxiety – Part 2 2018-03-16T14:13:21+00:00

Using Mindfulness to Calm Anxiety – Part 1

“Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” ― Thích Nhất Hạnh You’re sitting in a meeting at work and ever so gently and tactfully you express an opinion differing from the general consensus. “I’m sorry, Bob but I have to disagree with you. I think we should have [...]

Using Mindfulness to Calm Anxiety – Part 1 2018-03-16T14:13:21+00:00