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Assessing Your Comfort Zone… Do You Need A Change or Do You Need To Change?

Assessing Your Comfort Zone… Do You Need A Change or Do You Need To Change?

Many people experience anxiety at the thought of trying something new outside their comfort zone, so we often stay in a place a lot longer than we should. Let’s discuss how you might know if it’s time to change your status quo and why it’s so dang hard to make those determinations and act on them. What is a comfort zone? When you’ve been in a place like a job...
Walking or Hiking for Mental Health

Walking or Hiking for Mental Health

During covid, a lot of people gave up their gym memberships and some also gave up their exercise routines entirely. A lot of routines were disrupted, but it also gave us some good time for reflection and a change to refocus on what really matters. Getting outside for a walk or a hike offers a physical workout and mental health advantages – while also allowing for...
How To Stop Worrying About The Future, And Start Preparing For It!

How To Stop Worrying About The Future, And Start Preparing For It!

Sometimes we might think that it is OK to worry about the future. Often times we believe that if we don’t worry about it, then we will not be prepared for what is to come. But, it’s actually never good to “worry” at all. Worrying is a trick that your mind plays on you to make you “think” you are problem-solving. Our brains are very active and these thoughts...
Reconfigure Limiting Beliefs with EMDR Therapy

Reconfigure Limiting Beliefs with EMDR Therapy

LIFE’S CHALLENGES CAN BE IMMENSE & FEEL IMPOSSIBLE TO OVERCOME– EMDR Therapy Can Bridge The Gap – You hear it deep down inside… “I’m not good enough.” You have many positive beliefs about yourself and your capabilities to do great things, but there is still this nagging from within that you aren’t capable, you’ll mess it up, something bad will happen. These...
Ways to Identify, Manage, & Express Your Anger

Ways to Identify, Manage, & Express Your Anger

Have you ever forgotten to turn on your blinker when changing lanes? Then you glance at the driver you moved in front of, and you see they are flying off the handle… completely enraged with hand gestures and horns, etc. Well, this is not really about your blinker. Anger is a completely natural emotion to have and express if and when needed, however, sometimes we...