Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

2021-03-30T15:19:19-05:00

  Since 1949, the United States has observed Mental Health Awareness Month every May. There are many events across the county during the month that are held to bring awareness of mental health issues, reduce the stigma of having a mental illness, and the help available for mental health issues. Each year has a specific [...]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month2021-03-30T15:19:19-05:00

Staying Physically Fit at Home While Social Distancing

2021-02-22T18:13:25-06:00

Not only for physical well-being but for mental wellness, it is important to try and stay physically active and as fit as you can during the pandemic. So many people are eating more, eating mindlessly, and are falling into a routine of working from the couch and then spending the evening on the couch not [...]

Staying Physically Fit at Home While Social Distancing2021-02-22T18:13:25-06:00

The Relationship Between Mental and Physical Health

2021-03-12T17:18:03-06:00

Unraveling the Relationship Between Mental and Physical Health There is an undeniable connection between mental and physical health. If you are struggling with physical health issues, then it is natural for your emotional health to suffer. The opposite is also true. If you are struggling with mental health issues, you can start experiencing more physical [...]

The Relationship Between Mental and Physical Health2021-03-12T17:18:03-06:00

5 Ways to Cultivate Self-Awareness

2020-09-30T15:52:24-05:00

Being self-aware means that we are aware of our emotions and emotional state at any moment, which can positively affect our thoughts and behaviors in any situation. We may even be able to even see ourselves objectively- what we say and do as seen from the perspective of someone else. This obviously isn’t an easy [...]

5 Ways to Cultivate Self-Awareness2020-09-30T15:52:24-05:00

Digitally Detoxing: Taking a Break from Social Media

2020-09-02T15:18:29-05:00

If you have thought of taking a break from social media, you are certainly not alone. What was originally intended to be a digital meeting place for friends and family members to share pictures and to easily communicate has evolved to include attention-grabbing news items, advertisements that bombard, political rants, the ability to scream at [...]

Digitally Detoxing: Taking a Break from Social Media2020-09-02T15:18:29-05:00

Stress Reduction Techniques That Really Work

2020-07-23T20:31:43-05:00

If you are feeling stressed, try one or more of these techniques to regain your calm. For some of these techniques, some time and practice may need to put in in order to actualize the benefits. Others can work towards helping you almost instantly. The important thing to realize is to pay attention to your [...]

Stress Reduction Techniques That Really Work2020-07-23T20:31:43-05:00

July 24th- Celebrate International Self-Care Day

2020-07-20T19:41:05-05:00

July 24th- International Self-Care Day On July 24th, we celebrate International Self-Care Day. This day was established in 2011, and the focus is on the awareness of the importance of self-care and empowering people with the knowledge and ability on how to be active participants in their own wellness. There are many health-related [...]

July 24th- Celebrate International Self-Care Day2020-07-20T19:41:05-05:00

Holiday Eating Tips

2020-06-25T17:12:27-05:00

Holiday Eating Tips By Stacey Nye, PhD, FAED Thanksgiving is right around the corner and many of my clients have a similar concern: How to handle all the food usually present at large family holiday events. Hopefully, these tips will help get you through with little stress and much enjoyment. Tip # 1 Eat all [...]

Holiday Eating Tips2020-06-25T17:12:27-05:00

Seasonal Affective Disorder Can Strike in Summer

2020-03-16T21:24:53-05:00

Summer Affecting Your Mental Health? If you find yourself struggling with your mental health in the summer, you’re not alone. Many people know about seasonal affective disorder (SAD), associating it mostly with an increase of depressive symptoms in the winter. People who suffer from SAD in the winter may sleep more (hypersomnia), withdraw socially, overeat, [...]

Seasonal Affective Disorder Can Strike in Summer2020-03-16T21:24:53-05:00