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  • 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 …

  • SELF-CARE... continued

    ORIGINALLY POSTED: Dec 6, 2016 12:18 PM Hello! I just wanted to check in regarding self-care. I realize the time constraints, we all have such busy lives. I have been running into obstacles with self-care and have been making the effort and time to implement activities because I know the necessity. I have been drinking water, exercising, and practicing daily mindfulness. I thought I would include a couple of links to help with making yourself a priority, these links also include quick ways to …

  • Breaking the monotony and continue to take care of yourself...

    ORIGINALLY POSTED: Apr 4, 2017 3:42 PM I am big on self-care, as you can see in previous posts. I think you are an essential part of your life and you need to honor yourself, daily. We are busy, I get it. But there are different things you can do to enrich your life and break up your routine. I am the resource queen. If you need information, I usually have an email I can forward to you and I am deeply embedded in a (mental) health network and have a plethora of resources. I come across differen…


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