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Online Resources for Your Mental and Physical Health While Self Isolating

Over the last few weeks, the way we live has done a complete 180. Although the situation is still developing in the United States, everyone is feeling the effects COVID-19 is having on our community. We’re sure you’re aware by now North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has issued a Stay at Home Executive Order beginning today March 30th at 5...[ read more ]

Resilience and Collective Healing

It is a crazy time we live in right now, isn’t it?  Truth be told we are experiencing trauma on a global level.  Not one person has been exempt from having an experience related to the pandemic.  It is witnessed through news when other countries are severely impacted, and we see their pain.  It is experienced locally when businesses shut...[ read more ]

The New Era of Virtual Therapy is Here

Interested in therapy but don’t want to or can’t come into the office for a face to face session? Did you know we offer virtual therapy sessions called Telehealth? The World Health Organization (WHO) defines Telehealth as “health care services that use telecommunications and virtual technology to deliver health care outside of traditional health-care facilities” (World Health Organization, 2020). If...[ read more ]

Stop Procrastinating

We’ve all been there, the deadline is approaching and yet you haven’t even started working on your project or paper. We all do it, and we know when we’re doing it. So why do we do it? Recent research shows there’s an actual scientific reason for why we procrastinate and that we CAN work to grow out of this self-sabotaging...[ read more ]

How to Mindfully Cope With Difficult Parents

Whether we like it or not, our relationship with our parents while growing up affects our future relationships with not only ourselves but others as well. This can be from friends to loved ones to other family members and even the future relationships with our parents themselves. If you struggled with difficult or even destructive behaviors from a parent when...[ read more ]

How to Stick to Resolutions Even After the New Year

This week marks the end of February and we are officially two months into the new decade. During December and January, we talk a lot about our hopes and dreams for the new year, what our goals are, what we want to accomplish and how we’re going to better ourselves. But what happens after January is over and the idea...[ read more ]

Utilizing Compassion to Communicate Effectively With Nonviolent Communication

  An integral part of building healthy relationships is not only learning to communicate but learning to communicate effectively and efficiently. Although there are many different communication styles, we’re going to focus on one in particular - nonviolent communication. With it’s emphasis on listening to ourselves and others, nonviolent communication helps us learn to really understand the deeper needs of...[ read more ]

Yoga Beyond Aesthetics: How Regularly Practicing Yoga Can Make You Less Anxious

Yoga was first practiced over 5,000 years ago in Northern India. Over the years it spread and has become popular in the Western world for it’s physical benefits of strength and flexibility. A study conducted by Yoga Journal in 2009 showed more than 15 million U.S adults practiced yoga regularly, and that number has only increased throughout the years as...[ read more ]

The Effects of Chronic Stress and How You Can Manage Your Stress Levels Naturally

Stress is normal and healthy for everyone to experience, but one study conducted showed 33% of adults reported experiencing high levels of stress (L. Wiegner., D. Hange., B. Cecilia., A.J. G., 2019). So, at what point do your stress levels become too much, and how can you keep them from getting out of control? Although stress is a part of...[ read more ]

Five Signs You are in a Toxic Relationship

1) You feel exhausted or drained after spending time with them. Someone who is toxic is typically demanding and self-centered, which can understandably deplete your energy, causing fatigue. Spending quality time with someone you are close with should make you feel energized and leave you looking forward to your next meeting. 2.) You are not able to be vulnerable or...[ read more ]



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