This Is Your Brain On…

Have you ever wondered why you feel warm and fuzzy while listening to your favorite music? Or why disrupted sleep or lack of food leads to moodiness and irritability? The answers to both of these questions (along with a million others) are located, quite literally, in our brains. Learning about the complexities of our brains... Continue Reading →

Co-Parenting Counseling

Why co-parenting counseling? Co-parenting counseling can help with the transition of having a role as a former partner to a cooperative and complementary role as co-parent. The goal of co-parenting counseling is to help improve parenting relationships by reducing conflict and helping improve communication as we protect and improve the overall well-being of the children... Continue Reading →

Consejería de crianza compartida

¿Por qué el asesoramiento sobre crianza compartida? El asesoramiento sobre crianza compartida puede ayudar con la transición de tener un papel como ex-pareja a un papel cooperativo y complementario como co-padre. El objetivo del asesoramiento sobre crianza compartida ayuda a mejorar las relaciones de crianza reduciendo los conflictos y ayudando a mejorar la comunicación a... Continue Reading →

The Power of Two: Use The Four S’

Welcome back to my review of The Power of Two by Susan Heitler. In our last post we covered the first basic of dialogue, braid your dialogue. We discussed a cooperative and collaborative way to communicate that focuses on interlacing the thoughts and perspectives of the individuals to create a new mutual understanding. Today we will be... Continue Reading →

Seasonal Affective Disorder

As the snow and winter draw closer and it becomes darker outside it can be challenging to keep the light and warmth inside of us on. For some this may be the time when they start experiencing feelings of sadness, loneliness, and hopelessness. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is called such due to the correlation between... Continue Reading →

Exercise is Self-Care

Why is it that although we know exercise is good for us, we don't do it more often? Plenty of research has shown that regular physical activity improves every aspect of our health. Physical activities can help manage stress, improve mood, and decrease cardiovascular risk. Why is it that some people are more committed to... Continue Reading →

El ejercicio es una forma de cuidado personal

¿Por qué, aunque sabemos que el ejercicio es bueno para nosotros, no lo hacemos con más frecuencia? Numerosas investigaciones han demostrado que la actividad física regular mejora todos los aspectos de nuestra salud. Las actividades físicas pueden ayudar a controlar el estrés, mejorar el estado de ánimo y disminuir el riesgo cardiovascular. ¿Por qué algunas... Continue Reading →

What Is Trauma?

Welcome to another blog, in this blog we will talk about trauma and traumatic event as well as some coping techniques. Trauma ties into this month’s prevention month being that it is suicide prevention month. There are people that are so alone after a traumatic event they do not have the support system they need... Continue Reading →

Stress Awareness

What is Stress?  We all experience stress in our lives. Stress is our body's way of protecting itself from harm; however, too much stress can harm our health and the relationships we have with others. It is important to identify the stressors. Once the stressors are identified, we can reduce the stress. What Causes Stress?... Continue Reading →

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