Many of us have always known that we feel better and calmer when we are around nature or animals. And studies have consistently shown that there is indeed therapeutic value of human-animal interaction. So it’s no surprise that Equine Assisted Therapy has become an increasingly popular mental health treatment. Equine Assisted Therapy is a form of experiential […]
If you’re like most people, you are doing your best to stay calm during COVID-19 pandemic. But that can feel incredibly difficult at times. When not worrying about friends and loved one’s health, there’s also the conflicting information provided by the media and the economic ramifications of the virus that have people on edge. Signs […]
Anxiety is like fire: It can keep us safe and warm, or completely devastate our property and our lives. It’s good to be a little anxious at times. When walking down a deserted street at night, anxiety keeps us on alert and ready to fight or take flight should a dangerous situation arise. But for […]
You have most likely heard the term Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – also known as PTSD. It is used to describe the mental and emotional anguish suffered by those who have experienced sudden trauma. PTSD is often experienced by soldiers as well as those who have been victims of rape and other crimes, and even […]
By now you’ve probably heard about mindfulness and its many benefits. Mindfulness—a way of paying attention to our present-moment experience without judgment—can help us focus and live in the now. A regular mindfulness meditation practice can be a wonderful thing, but it’s not the only way to practice mindfulness. There are many different ways to […]
Art making has a way of tapping into the deeper parts of ones self and bringing them forward. How can this powerful process be used to help you unlock your authentic self and hidden potential? Learn what an art therapy session looks like and ways you can explore personal meaning in art.
Hint – it’s not all work causing your anxiety… Trouble sleeping. Racing thoughts. Difficulty breathing. These are a few of the horrible symptoms caused by anxiety. If you suffer from anxiety, you are not alone. It affects over 40 million adults in the U.S. (ADAA). Anxiety can be caused by traumatic experiences, though many times […]