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EMDR: How the Heck Can Eye Movement Help Trauma?

First, let’s talk about trauma. There are all kinds of trauma both physical (like a serious injury) or emotional (like an assault). Sometimes there is a combination of both. We all have a pretty solid grasp on how our bodies can heal from physical trauma, but healing from emotional trauma is not so clear. Here’s a common example that illustrates this. We have all gotten a splinter at some point....

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Relationship Tips for People with Anxiety

Relationships can be stressful. From the very first date you might be worrying, ‘Do I look ok in this outfit?’, ‘What if there are awkward silences during dinner?’ and ‘Is he/she going to like me?’ And it gets more complicated from there, because being in a relationship, getting to know someone and building intimacy requires being vulnerable. This is hard for anyone.    Now lets add on top of...

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Battling Winter Boredom at Home

We all know the feeling that comes around during January where the Holidays are over, so now what? It’s cold outside and we are more inclined than ever to just sit around inside. You also could be battling Seasonal Depression, which makes getting anything done even more difficult. Here is a list of things you can do inside that will also help you get moving and stay moving.   Organize a...

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Getting Ready for The New Year

It seems that every year there is the expectation of the classic, “New Year’s Resolution.” This can come with a lot of pressure, and as we all know, a lot of people find it difficult to follow through. A lot of times, this is because when someone promises to make a change, sometimes they just aren’t physically, mentally, and spiritually thinking through the change. New...

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Recipe of the Week

Black Bean Green Pepper Salsa Ingredients: 1 Onion 1 Green Pepper 6 Baby Bella mushrooms ½ Cup Frozen Corn 1 Can of Drained and Rinsed Black Beans 12 Cherry Tomatoes Sliced in Half 1 Avocado 1 tsp.Cumin 1 tsp. Chilli Powder Salt to taste Lime Juice to taste Dice the onion and pepper and saute it water with cumin and chili powder until the pepper are soft. Add the mushrooms, frozen corn and black...

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Dealing with Changing Life Stages

As you have gotten older, you have probably noticed your life becoming very different as each chapter unfolds. For example, as we get older and life goes on, it is harder to stay in contact with dear friends. These transitions can be difficult and lonely at times. It can be tough to accept the fact that every day life can be tirelessly mundane and boring at times. This is how people get stuck in...

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