Mental Health

Pathways of Love
Pathways of Love

How to Override Our Brain’s Responses to Someone Else’s Feelings With Valentines Day rapidly approaching…. It is no secret that within relationships we are expected to support each other emotionally but what does this support mean?  ...

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Holiday Giving
Holiday Giving

Some of you may be frantically scrambling to buy for everyone on your gift list, and we want to gently and lovingly remind you to take a pause. Check in with yourself. Is gift-giving really the spirit of the season? Are gifts what we remember, or...

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Election Jitters
Election Jitters

For weeks, perhaps months, the tension has been building. And now, midterm elections are upon us. We go to the polls, and we hold our breath. Whatever the outcome, there will be many who experience added stress and anxiety. With the current...

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Back-To-School Blues?
Back-To-School Blues?

Parents have a lot on their plate: mortgage payments, healthcare, caring for elderly parents, raising kids, just to name a few. As the new school year gets underway, they face additional stressors — paying for back-to-school supplies, clothes and...

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Anger and Growing Up
Anger and Growing Up

I come from a passionate, Irish heritage.  We said what was on our minds.  It wasn’t until later that I learned that not all families were like that, but I also learned that many of my clients struggled with similar issues.  Over the years, I...

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Anger Gets a Bum Rap
Anger Gets a Bum Rap

If anger is an emotion like happy, sad and glad, why does it have such a bad reputation?  Before answering that we need a definition.  Like all emotions, it is a response to a person or event that involves our thinking, feeling and usually our...

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