doctor chante

Change your mind, change your life.

  • My thoughts on grief...

    What is grief? I think grief feels like a deep sadness and pain which can be physical as well as emotional. It’s like experiencing a situational depression phase; nothing matters, lack of motivation and interests, and too much or too little sleeping or eating. I think most people think of grieving when someone passes away, but grief and loss happen more frequently than we may realize. The loss of the way things were, like relocating or adjusting to life after a breakup can provoke feelings of gr…

  • Let it go...

    Happy New Year!!! It’s 2020, a new year, a new decade, a new you! #newyearnewyou. It is a great time to make changes. Instead of the cliché of making a New Year’s Resolution, how about you do something that you can maintain and that will help you achieve whatever it is that you are seeking? I have decided to work on letting things go that no longer serve me: old beliefs, relationships, and unhelpful habits. I often get asked how one let’s something go… I think this varies from person to perso…

  • Another self-care blog post...

    Are you doing what you can to take care of yourself? Sometimes we get stuck in the day to day obligations and forget that we need to make ourselves the prioroty. Here are some quick ways to incorporate self-care into your daily life! Relaxation tips: Make sure all of your basic needs are met: food, water, exercise, sleep. Please make sure you're getting enough of each and not an excess of any. You can't relax when you're hungry, tired, thirsty, wired, etc. Make time to relax throughout your day…

  • Headaches...

    ORIGINALLY POSTED: Jul 30, 2016 10:56 AM I am prone to headaches on the regular. I get debilitating headaches that are painful like migraines. I feel nauseated and I keep pushing through because I can't take a nap while at work. I execute so many different coping skills to help reduce this pain in my life: guided meditation, taking breaks between sessions, exercise, massages, etc. and I STILL get frequent headaches. As a therapist, I know my body is trying to tell me something and I can't "kill …

  • HELPFUL LINKS

    ORIGINALLY POSTED: Aug 15, 2016 12:44 PM I come across many different links and resources in my practice that I find helpful and I have listed them here for you... We need to exercise the noticing part of our brain. Here is a good resource on ways to be more #mindful and #meditation 101. Definitely for beginners or a good reminder to those who have a daily practice - https://www.fix.com/blog/mindfulness-techniques-to-reduce-stress/ This is one of my go to's. Brene Brown is a genious and …


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