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Self-Care and Mental Health

When asked about self-care, bubble baths, massages, or exercise often come to mind. While these are great examples, one of the key principles of self-care is missing: practice. To experience the benefits of self-care we need to practice it daily so it becomes an...

Sentio, Ergo Sum

Cogito, ergo sum. I think, therefore I am. A phrase that first appeared in 1637 and was written by Rene Descartes. Descartes goes on to say, “we cannot doubt of our existence while we doubt….” What he meant was that as long as we are thinking, we are...

Mood and Midwest Winters

As a mental health practitioner living in the midwest, each year I find myself seeking new ways to implement a skillful approach to managing the physical, emotional, and mental shifts that may come with the arriving winter season. Though we can anticipate this...

Labeling our Emotions

Emotions- the reason many people initially decide to go to therapy is so often rooted in this part of our day to day functioning that can sometimes feel so great and other times… not so much. What we consider the “positive” side of this- happy, joyful, optimistic,...