Personal Growth

Get Up and Move!


Get Up and Move! Author:  Kate Pauley - MFTC  Research has shown that humans should get up and move every 30 minutes!  That might seem like a crazy number to some.  When I read that I asked myself, “who actually gets up and moves every 30 minutes?” But as I read on about why [...]

Get Up and Move!2021-01-21T18:46:45-07:00

Stress vs Calm – The Ultimate Show-Down


Stress vs Calm Author:  Hannah Aslin - MAC  I’m going to take a wild guess and say that everyone, everywhere, at some point and time has experienced stress. Whether it be work stress, relationship stress, or everyday stress, they all have one thing in common: they are not enjoyable to experience. Calm on the [...]

Stress vs Calm – The Ultimate Show-Down2021-01-21T19:28:59-07:00

Mindful Eating


Mindful Eating Author:  Jenna DeRosa, LPCC  Mindful eating integrates consciousness and calmness into your daily meal or snack times. It’s about bringing awareness to what you’re putting into your body; appreciating the complexity of your meals and savoring the moment. During meal times individuals are typically distracted. For instance, they’re; watching tv, socializing with [...]

Mindful Eating2021-01-21T19:29:38-07:00

Why Counseling Is Cool!


Why Counseling is Cool! Author:  Hannah Aslin - MAC  Okay, people, it’s time we start to change the narrative around mental health and going to counseling. Why is it that everyone takes great pride in taking steps to improve their physical health, but when it comes to mental health and improving our mental and [...]

Why Counseling Is Cool!2021-01-21T19:32:04-07:00

The Power of Hope


The Power of Hope Author:  Hannah Aslin - MAC  Hope. This word holds different meanings in different spaces for different people. What is hope and what does it mean? According to Charles Snyder, hope is “a positive cognitive state based on a sense of successful goal-directed determination and planning to meet these goals”. In [...]

The Power of Hope2021-01-21T19:32:50-07:00

How do I stay motivated?


How Do I Stay Motivated? Author:  Kate Pauley - MFTC  Are you having trouble staying motivated and getting things done?  Firstly, know that you’re not alone.  Both kids and adults are struggling to stay productive while working and schooling from home.  Luckily, the concept of intrinsic motivation may help you to get motivated and [...]

How do I stay motivated?2021-01-21T19:33:28-07:00

Setting Goals for Success


Setting Goals for Success Author:  Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC   “A goal properly set is halfway reached.” Zig Ziglar Every one of us spends time thinking about where we’re at and where we want to go in our life.   Planning and executing goals will take you from envisioning your ideal future to living [...]

Setting Goals for Success2021-01-21T19:34:06-07:00

The Power of Rituals


The Power of Rituals Author:  Alexa Ashworth - MFTC  Morning Ritual I awake for my day and the first thing I read is a message I have set on my phone that states, “I am worthy of good things”.  I inhale strengths and exhale any unsettling thoughts that would cause me to become [...]

The Power of Rituals2021-01-21T19:34:42-07:00

Don’t Stop Believing!


Don't Stop Believing! Author:  Sheila White, MFTC  ♪ “Don’t Stop Believing”   ♪   Journey put out this song in 1981, and it is still an awesome song. It is also a great mantra for the times when you are trudging-along-moving-closer to your goal. At least you hope you are moving closer to your goal. [...]

Don’t Stop Believing!2021-01-21T19:35:21-07:00