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Fear Less 

We are naturally fearful. Then society compounds our sense of fear through harmful myths. To get out of the fear trap, take advice from Dr. Pippa Grange and her book Fear Less. Remember the last time you felt afraid? Was it before a presentation? Wh ...

Suicide Awareness Week + 9_11

Suicide Awareness Week + 9/11

Saturday, September 11, 2021 marks two important milestones. On this day we recognize the 20th anniversary of 9/11.  We also mark Suicide Awareness Day and the end of Suicide Awareness Week. Both are important to acknowledge and address in terms ...

How to use ELO Deck with Your Child

The ELO deck is a valuable tool and toy for parents of children of all ages. This deck of affirmations and activities is designed to help your child learn to master their emotions and learn how to independently navigate the world around them.  It is ...

Fast Burn

What About Intermittent Fasting?

You’ve seen the latest diet fad, intermittent fasting, everywhere. Its proponents have touted its advantages. Perhaps you're curious and want to get to know the mechanics behind strategically scheduled meals and how to fit them in your schedule to get bes ...

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Beat Your Bad Mood By Getting Creative

As the commercial says, “Life comes at you fast.” It is easy to get overwhelmed with work, chores, cleaning up, and caring for the family. Oh yeah, and taking care of yourself mentally and physically while guarding against pandemics and more. That feel ...

Let Your Children Play

Recently a client expressed a great deal of anxiety about her husband’s parenting.  “He just lets them … do things,” she complained. When I asked, she described climbing on walls and trees, playing with sticks as if they were swordfighting, and a coupl ...

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Your Weight Depends on More Than Your Diet

Even after you have subjected yourself to unimaginably boring menus, or stringent workouts, you might find your weight is still not where you want it to be. It is possible to work with your body to lose weight by addressing these surprising complementa ...