The Practice of Self-Compassion ll By Stephanie Boulton, MA, LPCC

In my practice I work from a neurobiological perspective. In a nutshell, this means I focus on how a person’s nervous system has learned to regulate and how it has adapted to past events.  Neurobiology’s main premise (based on lots of research) is that we are biologically wired in certain ways and being mammals, we…

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Being Lost is Becoming a Lost Art ll By Stephanie Boulton

We are scared of the unknown… Of not knowing what to do. Our society avoids the bad feelings, and in turn we spend a whole lot of time and energy trying to escape what it is to be human. I am so tired of seeing directives wherever I go. “Be kind”, “Live, Laugh, Love”, “Seize…

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Mindfulness and Anti-Racism By Michelle LaBorde, MA, LPCC

Awareness is like the sun. When it shines on things, they are transformed.  —Thich Nhat Hanh Like many of us lately, I’ve been engaged in conversation with family, friends and colleagues about racial equality and my own path toward understanding and dismantling my white privilege in a more intentional way. One of my favorite teachers…

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2020 Resolution – Be More Responsive and Less Reactive with Mindfulness ll By Kathy Hawkins

Mindfulness and mindful meditation. They’re all the rage right now, but what exactly are they and why should we care?   Mindfulness is another way of referring to awareness.   Mindfulness is paying attention and being in the present moment and doing it intentionally and without judgment. Mindfulness meditation is a meditation practice that invites awareness of…

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