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Finding Your Stillpoint During Times of Uncertainty

2020 has been a whirlwind, to say the least and if you’re feeling the effects of what is happening in the world (mentally, physically or both) you’re not alone. According to a study conducted in March, 48% of Americans reported feeling anxious about the possibility of getting coronavirus, 36% reported that coronavirus fears have had a serious impact on mental...[ read more ]

Fighting the Mental Fog

By Shanna Dickens Toxic stress, chronic illness and trauma can cause many symptoms, but one that I hear most often from my clients is mental fog. Mental fog can be our body's way of communicating that we have a need that isn’t being met. It can feel terrifying for your brain to suddenly feel like it doesn’t work when the...[ read more ]

Tips for Strengthening Your Relationship While Self-Isolating

If you and your partner are self-isolating you may be spending a lot more time together than normal, or trying to navigate both of you working from home or simply learning to cohabitate in general. It’s no surprise that some tensions may rise while you both try to navigate this new ‘normal’. Although this is a strange and uncertain time,...[ read more ]

How to Practice Self Care During a Pandemic

  by Amanda Smith, LCSW As you can imagine, many people are currently experiencing a rise in anxious symptoms related to the COVID-19 health crisis. It has been the topic of concern in almost all of my recent talks with both adults and kids. When a first-grader casually (and accurately) uses the word "epidemiology," in their everyday conversations, I think...[ read more ]

It’s Okay if You’re not Being Productive During the Pandemic

We’re seeing it all over social media, people are making bread, learning to knit or crochet, finally getting in shape or taking that online class they had “been meaning to take.” Everyday, newscasters, influencers and celebrities are urging us to use this time wisely and be productive. If you have been, kudos! It’s an amazing feat to be productive even...[ read more ]

Resilience and Collective Healing

by Jessica King, MSW, LCSW, E-RYT 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...[ 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 ]

The Chakra Rights – Finding Balance in the Mind and Body

I made a post last week about “Chakra Rights” and hosted a “Chakra Balancing Flow” in early January.  I thought a blog post for those people not as familiar with the chakras may be helpful. First, the chakras are a system of psychological energy centers that run from the bottom of the spine to the crown of the head.  Understanding...[ read more ]

Self-Care for Kids

This has been on my mind this week- the idea of self-care for younger kids. Typically, when we think of the word "self-care," we think of adults who may need help managing the chaos in their life.  I'd say that this is an accurate definition; self-care is often most applicable to the grown-ups of the world.  However, kids can benefit...[ read more ]



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