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Five Self-Care Tips That Aren’t Massages

It has become quite evident that as a whole, our culture puts busyness on a pedestal and exhaustion has become a status symbol. Yet, many of the books, magazine articles, and presentations that cross our paths inform us that this way of life is ruining our health, our families, and our happiness. Self-care is a […]

Anxiety Isn’t Always Bad

When you hear the word “anxiety,” what do you think of? Excessive worry? Sweating, tightness in your chest, heart racing? With descriptors like these, it’s no surprise that most people associate anxiety with being a solely negative word. The truth is, though, anxiety isn’t always bad. Anxiety is actually our body’s natural way of protecting […]

Online Counseling: Anytime, Anywhere

By: Michelle Forgey, MA, LMHC, LPC The term online counseling can bring a lot of different thoughts to mind such as, “You mean talking to someone through a video screen can be effective? Is it recorded? Is it safe?” Text counseling brings up another array of thoughts, “How could this work? Is it just like […]

Living with Anxiety – Find Ways To Cope

Written by Alicia J. DiGiulio, LMHCA Anxiety can be described as feeling uneasy or being overly concerned about a situation. Those living with anxiety describe having unrealistic fears that increase their worries. Excessive worriers can view almost anything as a potential threat. Although anxiety is a normal reaction to stress, ongoing anxiety may be the […]