Category: Grief

  • Welcome October

  • Therapy Thursday

    Coping Strategies for the Holidays How are you managing your stress and regulating your emotions during this traditionally busy time of the year? The Mayo Clinic recommends the following coping strategies: Reach Out. If you feel lonely or isolated, seek out religious or other social communities such as your local YMCA. Be Realistic. Even though your holiday […]

  • Laughter is Medicine

    While the holiday season can bring much happiness and joy, this time can also bring tears and sadness. This year, 2020, is no exception.  It is okay to be sad. It is okay to cry. It is okay to show your true feelings. Everybody and every body have positive and negative emotions. The key is to have a […]

  • Meditation Monday

    How do we effectively respond when faced with ongoing stress and trauma such as, the COVID-19 pandemic? Dr. James Gorden (founder of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine) demonstrates three short and beneficial meditation practices in his webinar, Reducing Stress and Restoring Hope. Soft Belly Meditation Mindfulness Meditation Expressive Meditation Next time you are overwhelmed, scared, […]

  • Motivation Monday

    A New Way to Journal! Begin each day feeling more grateful, focused, and positive. . .  In the morning write in your journal about the three (3) following topics: Gratitude What are you grateful for in your life? Goals What are your goals? What are the small steps you want to accomplish today? Goodness What things (big and […]

  • Therapy Thursday

    What negative thought, behavior, or habit will you let go?

  • Therapy Thursday

    Grief We have all experienced grief in our lives: During childhood, adolescence, young, mid, or older adulthood, or in the midst of the current pandemic. Grief is a normal and natural reaction to a loss of any kind. 3 Definitions of Grief: Conflicting feelings caused by the end of or change of a familiar pattern (or routine) of […]