When I had my first child, I vaguely recall (in my dissociated state) an initial period of overwhelming anxiety. It was as if I left this planet and was banned to another with different weather, different rules, different Everything. I was Lost. I suppose to some this sounds ungrateful and disdainful. How can a motherContinue reading “An Anxious Mama”
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Supporting your Child with Night Terrors
“When I looked into his eyes, it was like he wasn’t there and I truly panicked with him” Title: What to do when your child has frequent Night Terrors My son was 2 when he had his first night terror. Despite being a child therapist and having an in depth understanding of sleep issues, IContinue reading “Supporting your Child with Night Terrors”
Quick tips on how to cltivate more joy into your life.
Having a child at the age of 38 was anxiety provoking for me. Humbly, I admit that I felt lost and very sad. I was scared and nervous to even be alone with my child. Little did I know that this new world would lead me to discover a new me, a better me (asContinue reading “Mindful Parenting”
Why the Hype about EMDR?
Many celebrities have credited EMDR to their mental health recovery; Prince Harry, Evan Rachel Wood and Sandra Bullock recently. This process of trauma recovery is fascinating because it addresses the neuro-science based and well researched concept that trauma, or what each individual perceives as trauma, settles in the body. Trauma can remain stuck there andContinue reading “Why the Hype about EMDR?”
Mindfulness at Work
How to practice mindful meditation at work when you DON’T have time to be Mindful! Here is a quick reference for applying mindfulness tools to your work day.
5 Ways to Access Happiness Happiness is something we already have and it must be accessed. Joyful moments come from being open to them and seeking them out. It’s about attitude, gratitude and resiliency.
Stress & Politics
Political Climate Relief 7 Tips on how to Manage Stress Triggered by Current Affairs.
The Mindful Parent The mindful heart connects in Love, opens to learning, & breathes in relaxation and joy.
Getting the Most Out of Your Therapy
5 Tools To help You Follow Through with Making Positive Changes in Life Often times, there are roadblocks to benefiting from counseling and/or self-help. Learn some tips to help you to follow through with positive changes.