Tag: self-care

VIDEO: This Breathing Exercise Can Help Reduce Your Anxiety

As we’ve talked about before, mindfulness is an important tool that can help reduce anxiety, depression, and distress in the body and mind. It involves paying attention in the present moment to increase awareness, without judging your thoughts, feelings, and sensations. Mindfulness exercises can be practiced anytime, anywhere. An easy way to start implementing mindfulness… Read more »

3 Basic Steps to Self Care

By: Colleen McCarron, LPC Self care is not a face mask. Face masks, bath bombs, candles, pedicures. We think of these things as self-care in an indulgent sense, catapulted off the “treat yo’ self” mentality. But, is self-care as extravagant as spending half the day at a spa? It doesn’t have to be. Self-care is… Read more »

Why You Should Give the Gift of Therapy

By: Gina Hafez, MA, and Elizabeth Moyer, MA “Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity” – Simone Weil What is therapy? The root of the word therapy means “to give attention to.” With a focused eye on what needs to be tended to, therapists operate in a very unique space with clients that… Read more »