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5 ways to Connect with Your Therapist Online

“Tele” is a Greek word meaning distance and mederi is a Latin word meaning “to heal” So it is literally healing at a distance! Therapy doesn’t have to stop when you’re at home. There are many options today. Almost every therapist I know is conducting sessions from home during the covid-19 pandemic. If you’ve never […]

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A Care Package for Your Dope Soul

Resources for Addiction Recovery during Covid-19 With the situation changing daily, fear and uncertainty can loom bigger than ever. Whether you are particularly vulnerable to the virus or feel helpless for loved ones who are; affected by the anxiety and overwhelm as you watch the news; or are under pressure to weigh your finances against […]

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Give Thanks Every Day

Gratitude is a practice I try to incorporate daily. I want to share with you one way to practice gratitude every day and not just on Thanksgiving Day. This is adapted from Linda Graham’s work. Gratitude shifts the function of our brain out of negativity, reactivity to more openness, positivity. Gratitude shifts our perspective from […]

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Tip of The Day

Next time you’re feeling anxious or overwhelmed, try naming: 5 things you can see 4 things you can hear 3 things you can feel 2 things you can smell 1 thing you can taste

How Can Hypnotherapy Help with Depression?

Depression, as you know is a serious mental illness. According to the  National Survey on Drug Use & Health (NSDUH) depression affects 17.3 million people. Now you may be wondering, what does hypnotherapy have to do with depression? And can something as simple as hypnotherapy really offer relief for depression? To answer these questions, let’s […]

How to Marie Kondo Your Relationships

  You may have heard of Marie Kondo. She’s kind of a big deal. She has her own Netflix special, and she is an organizational phenom. Why am I talking about Marie Kondo, you ask? Well, she has some great tips on how to unclutter your life and a big part of our lives are […]

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Holiday Blues: Top 3 Ways to Cope When You Are Lonely

-Mayah Taylor, MA Holidays can be a time filled with much joy and happiness. It is a time centered around togetherness and being with your family and friends. For some people the holiday season  means that their social calendar is bursting with family reunions, holiday parties, and other holiday related social events. The holiday season […]

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A Teen’s Guide to Coping with Mental Health

-Mayah Taylor, MA Being a teen can be hard. There are many arduous things going on during this cycle of life from worrying about making the grade to changes in your body to coping with the varying emotions inside you. The range of emotions teens can experience while still developing can oftentimes be overwhelming and […]

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Teens and Self-Injurious Behavior: What You Need to Know

-Mayah Taylor Self injury is best defined as the act of deliberately destroying body tissue at times to change a way of feeling. Self injury can occur in the absence of any intent to die. Self injury or self injurious behaviors has increased in frequency in adolescents. Teens appear to be the hardest hit population […]