Forest Baths to Decrease Your Cortisol Level

Overly Stressed? Make Use of Forest Baths to Decrease Your Cortisol Level

Excellent news for nature lovers: the forest does us good and it is science that says it. Sylvotherapy or tree therapy is a recognized medical practice in Japan. In the Japanese forests, there are therapeutic paths for travelers to take…

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Ways to Put Aside Emotional Pain

Don’t let Grudge Eclipse Your life! Ways to Put Aside Emotional Pain

We all have had difficult days, times of adversity, disappointments and negative emotions. Some managed to accept pain and to cure faster, others suffere more, victimized themselves and expressed it in various manners. Putting emotional and physical distance from people…

3 Key Things to Understand About the Law of Attraction

3 Key Things to Understand About the Law of Attraction

The law of attraction was first popularized in the 2006 movie “The Secret” by Esther and Jerry Hicks. It has had a huge impact on the mass consciousness, but there is still a large amount of confusion on its general…

Trauma Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, as the name implies is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy that addresses the specific emotional and mental health needs of children, adolescents, adult survivors, and families who are struggling to overcome the destructive effects…

Cognitive behavioral therapy 

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and how does it work?

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a form of talking therapy which can be used to treat people with a wide range of mental health problems. CBT is based on the idea that how we think (cognition), how we feel (emotion) and how…

Tips to Change Your Mood

Tips to Change Your Mood Right Now

Change, as you know, can take time. It takes practice to un-learn things, to relearn things, to work at finding the path and staying on it until the changes come. The journey can be a long one. Sometimes, though, you…

Who am I

Who Am I?

Who am I? Who am I now? I’m Between “ Who I Was ” And “Who I Want To Be”. I’ve been talking recently with a client who I’ll call Robert. A bright guy who’s moved way up in the…

Parenting an Introverted Child

Tips for Parenting an Introverted Child

Introverted children are often mistaken for shy children, but being introverted and being shy aren't the same thing. Parents may see that their child doesn't seem to socialize as many other children do. Their child may prefer to spend time…

Impostor Syndrome

10 Excuses Why People Don’t Start Therapy. What’s Yours?

It’s common to feel unsure about starting therapy. People often have worries about what the process will be like, some of which are connected to societal myths. The following is an effort to clarify some of the ideas about therapy that often…

Self-Judgement

Is Self-Judgement Helpful ?

One of the things I do with clients (that both drives them crazy and helps them change!) is to point out their self-judging statements. So often, someone is simply talking about their week, and they'll say things like "I know…

I want to change

I want to change

It happens over and over again - my clients want to change. I urge them to start from where they are TODAY. They want to change! Things will be better once they are calmer or angrier or more outgoing or…