Stigma Awareness and Healthy Sexuality

2019-09-25T01:11:16+00:00

Stigma Awareness and Healthy Sexuality You have heard it before and may even feel the ramifications of it in your own life and relationships.  Pornography use is so extensive it is practically normalized on one end of the spectrum and at the other end it is shamed, hidden, and denied.  Wherever one falls in their [...]

Stigma Awareness and Healthy Sexuality2019-09-25T01:11:16+00:00

When Your Parenting is Not Good Enough

2019-09-13T19:45:07+00:00

When Your Parenting is Not Good Enough You’ve tried everything. You’ve followed the “rules,” read every parenting book, consulted with other moms and dads, you’ve rocked and soothed, you’ve disciplined and redirected, you’ve fed them to strengthen their immune systems, but still: they have tantrums, they wake in the night, they lose weight, they get [...]

When Your Parenting is Not Good Enough2019-09-13T19:45:07+00:00

SIGNS IN SENIORS; MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS

2019-08-27T02:02:53+00:00

SIGNS IN SENIORS; MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS According to the CDC, 20% of adults 55 years or older have experienced some type of mental health concern. Sadly, 1 in 3 of those people do not receive treatment or seek help. These statistics are alarming. With awareness and vigilance, caregivers, family, and friends can look out for [...]

SIGNS IN SENIORS; MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS2019-08-27T02:02:53+00:00

The Pursuit of Joy

2019-08-20T12:04:58+00:00

The Pursuit of Joy Happiness versus Joy Happiness seems to be something pursued by most everyone in American culture. From the outside, it may seem like a lot of individuals in your community have found “happiness” and it may feel discouraging that you would not define your life as happy. The thing about happiness is [...]

The Pursuit of Joy2019-08-20T12:04:58+00:00

Fostering Healthy Friendships

2019-08-14T16:53:45+00:00

Fostering Healthy Friendships Today more than ever we live in a culture where everyone is SO busy! Many of us think being busy is a virtue, and elevate being busy as “the way” to live or else we must not be measuring up to the culture’s standard for productivity. Unfortunately, with this mindset many of [...]

Fostering Healthy Friendships2019-08-14T16:53:45+00:00

Immigrant Minorities and Mental Health

2019-08-06T12:58:21+00:00

Immigrant Minorities and Mental Health The United States has long been described as a melting pot of cultures, a country of immigrants. With over 41 million foreign-born U.S. residents 13% of the total population, the relationship between immigration and risk of psychiatric illness has significant public health implications. Historically, observations of socioeconomic disadvantage in immigrant [...]

Immigrant Minorities and Mental Health2019-08-06T12:58:21+00:00

Purposeful Parenting – Achieving Self-Care When It Doesn’t Seem Possible

2019-07-25T20:54:53+00:00

Purposeful Parenting – Achieving Self-Care When It Doesn’t Seem Possible Happy “Parenting With a Purpose” Week! When I wrote about the importance of self-care as a parent last year, we discussed how your self-care sets the foundation for your children understanding boundaries, learning to express needs, and modeling emotion regulation. And then it hit me: [...]

Purposeful Parenting – Achieving Self-Care When It Doesn’t Seem Possible2019-07-25T20:54:53+00:00

A Few Tools for Anxiety: Pull the Lens Back

2019-07-19T10:59:04+00:00

A Few Tools for Anxiety: Pull the Lens Back If you talk to anyone in your circle they will most likely reference some anxiety they have encountered over the last few months. They may not use that exact word, but they will likely allude to a stress or fear taking hold. Anxiety is a real [...]

A Few Tools for Anxiety: Pull the Lens Back2019-07-19T10:59:04+00:00