One is More than Zero

Dealing with daily mental health among responsibilities to jobs, family and self is hard enough.  With COVID continuing for an unforeseen period of time, depression and anxiety are on the rise in adults of all ages. Interestingly, adults with a diagnosis of depression or with ongoing depressive-like

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Covid-19 Parenting

Parents are facing more uncertainty, challenging decisions, and stress than any other school year with little to no information about what the world will look like in two, three, or even six months from now. Most parents have been tasked with making a decision between distant or

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The Year of Grace

Finding peace within the storm is always easier said than done. The old saying, “dance in the rain,” is easy if you’re a young child with red colored rain boots, a bright yellow rain jacket, no financial concerns, no health or employment concerns, no isolation, and a

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I Eat What They Eat

A few years ago I asked myself the question, what dictates our food choices? I spent a few months reading through scientific journals and looking at research about why we eat what we eat. I found information about the role the food industry plays in our eating

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New Year’s Resolutions and Nutrition

HAPPY NEW YEAR!… PLUS ONE MONTH AND A HANDFUL OF DAYS THE MAGIC OF NEW YEARS When thinking of New Year’s resolutions many of us focus on what we can do to improve our health. Whether we are unhappy with our weight, dealing with a chronic condition,

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Pass the Crayons!

According to a recent article in AARP Magazine, “Coloring for adults is not just fun and nostalgic; it’s also good for your health” says clinical psychologist Ben Michaelis. In my practice using therapeutic art practices, I also find that clients report a more relaxed state after their

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