Posts Tagged ‘self-help’

6 Nov

Fall: A Season of Change and Transitioning

Staff therapist Emma Steiner, MSW, LCSW, MFT  specializes  Fall is here. Although television commercials have been announcing the return of Fall since mid-summer, it is finally undeniable that the season is changing. This change can mean a lot of different things for different people. For… Read More

2 Oct

For Anyone Who Loves Someone Struggling with Breast Cancer (or any illness)

It’s now officially October! Which means we’ll be seeing a flurry of pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. I’d like to take this opportunity to speak about the less visible fighters in the battle against this devastating disease, and really any major illness.… 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

25 Jun

How to Cultivate Gratitude

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. Research in neuroscience tells us that regular doses of gratitude can change… Read More

13 Nov

Useful Books

There are so many books out there on the self-help shelves, that it's often confusing for people to figure out which ones to read and which information to trust. Here is a list of some of the best sources of information for those of you seeking… Read More

11 Nov

Talking to Yourself

There are too many things to do these days to fit into the time available. But we try our best. We juggle. We fit a lot into too few hours. We run. We add to our to-do list. We do more than one thing at… Read More

8 Oct

Humility

As human beings, we naturally have strengths and weaknesses, distorted perceptions, and a lack of full understanding of the “truth.” All people are clearly flawed. Once you understand this, you have a good dose of humility, and humility is one of the keystones of healthy… Read More

24 Sep

To Do or Not To Do

Non-doing has nothing to do with being indolent or passive. Quite the contrary. It takes great courage and energy to cultivate non-doing, both in stillness and in activity. - Jon Kabat-Zinn We humans are problem-solving creatures, capable of sorting through complex problems. We have survived… Read More

23 Jan

Advice for You if Your Loved One is an Addict

Does your spouse, partner, or loved one suffer from an addiction? If so it is imperative that they receive proper professional help from an experienced health care provider with expertise in treating addictions. However, this article is not about your loved one; it is about… Read More

1 Aug

Filling Our Time With What Matters Most

One of my clients recently came in and expressed his feelings of overwhelm. He felt overcommitted at work, stressed at home, and generally confused. He said that he didn't feel that there was any time left for him. I reminded him that to stay in… Read More