Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

7 Aug

Ebola Outbreak: Managing Our Fears

Managing fear and anxiety at home in the shadow of the Ebola epidemic abroad can be a daunting task for some. Many people in the U.S. live with compromised immune systems and fear contagious diseases which can be devastating and possibly fatal. This recent Washington… Read More

30 Jul

The Art of Grief

Lately we have heard of the tragic deaths of hundreds of people from all over the world. Many of their bodies will never be found or returned to their loved ones for a proper burial and memorial. Grieving families may never really know what actually… Read More

17 Jul

Taking on the Challenge of Inevitable Change

Change is always there waiting for us and sometimes it’s a rough ride on a bad road...... "What? This isn't arthritis? You mean there's something growing inside the bone in my leg?" That was not a happy day for me, an active baby-boomer... But the need to… Read More

1 Jul

You Can Take a Break, But Your Program Can’t

Summer is often a time for trips to the beach, the mountains or simply a time to relax and let our guard down a little bit. Many of us take vacations in the summer in hopes to get away from it all and have a… Read More

24 Jun

Thoughts on Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is a mood disorder that can affect women after childbirth. Mothers who experience postpartum depression may have feelings of extreme sadness, anxiety, or exhaustion, and for up to 1 in 7 new moms, it may interfere with daily activities that include caring for… Read More

12 Jun

Traumatic Brain Injuries and Homelessness

A recent study from St. Michael's Hospital in Canada found that almost half of all homeless men had suffered at least one traumatic brain injury during their life, with over 80% of the injuries occurring before the men lost their homes. The most likely causes… Read More

22 May

World MS Day 2014

World MS Day is the only global awareness campaign for multiple sclerosis. Each year, MS societies come together to share information with the public about MS and how it affects the lives of over 2 million people. This year, World MS Day will take place… Read More

20 May

10 Ways To Find Happiness This Summer (And All Year Round)

Staff Therapist Carol Blum, M.Ed, CAC, MFT, LPC works with mindfulness techniques. She also has 20 years experience working with clients who have experienced trauma, grief, health concerns, addiction, depression, anxiety, and serious mental illness.   Recommendations that will increase meaning and joy in your life, anytime.… Read More

8 Mar

The Physical Toll of Anger: Keeping Our Hearts in Mind

"Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned". ~Buddha We all have good reasons to feel angry sometimes, and many of us are very skilled at justifying… Read More