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Mindfulness In Practice: Part Three

By | 2017-08-15T14:05:11+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Counseling, Mindfulness, Physical and Mental Health, Therapy, Wellness|

Becoming more regularly aware of your current thoughts, feelings and physical sensations is another way to continue your mindfulness practice. While this intention seems relatively simple, it can be challenging to enact. Taking a moment to pay attention to yourself and what is happening around you is not the default mode for many, as [...]

Mindfulness in Practice: Part Two

By | 2017-07-19T15:51:40+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Counseling, Mindfulness, Physical and Mental Health, Wellness|

 Mindfulness in Practice Part Two In order to practice mindfulness, it can be easier to direct your focus on a specific task or target to present moment awareness. For instance, “single-tasking,” or focusing completely on whatever you’re doing (e.g., taking a shower, washing the dishes, walking), is a great starting point. Use all five senses [...]

Mindfulness in Practice: Part One

By | 2017-07-19T16:17:54+00:00 July 12th, 2017|anxiety, depression, Mindfulness, Wellness|

By: Lisa A. Conway, Ph.D., A.B.P.P. Mindfulness is a buzzy topic right now, as research shows that it helps with everything from anxiety, depression and stress to smoking cessation, sleep and beyond. Mindfulness typically refers to intentionally paying attention to the present moment in an open, non-judgmental, curious, flexible and accepting manner (Harris, 2013). It [...]

Should We Seek Family Therapy Services?

By | 2017-07-27T18:19:56+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Counseling, Family, Physical and Mental Health, Therapy, Wellness|

Every family faces its own unique set of challenges. Perhaps your family is experiencing problems with sibling rivalries, or maybe you’re facing more serious issues such as substance abuse and addiction. No matter how big or small your problems may seem, it’s important to evaluate your situation to determine whether the help of a professional [...]