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Bodywork Restores Your Peace

Bodywork Restores Your Peace

 Bodywork and massage improve our mental health as well as our physical health. Regular sessions have been shown to improve mood after as little as 15 min, and can help treat stress, anxiety, and depression. The mental health benefits begin with relaxation and sense...

From Self-Criticism to Self-Compassion

From Self-Criticism to Self-Compassion

 Self-Criticism refers to the voice inside our head that criticizes our thoughts, actions, and/or appearance. We use self-criticism as a way to motivate ourselves to drive forward, do the right thing, or stay safe. However, it turns out this is not an effective way to...

What is Ashwagandha?

What is Ashwagandha?

 Ashwagandha is an Ayurvedic herb that has been used to support health for thousands of years. It is tridoshic, which means that it works for the constitution of most people, and is used to support, tone, and revitalize bodily functions. As an adaptogen, it is...

What is Stress Management?

What is Stress Management?

 Stress is built in to being human, as we manage challenges and respond to problems. It is a fundamental part of being alive. It is also a whole-body event, with physical, mental, and emotional effects. Our bodies are designed to experience stress as a temporary...

What is Walk & Talk Psychotherapy?

What is Walk & Talk Psychotherapy?

 Our bodies are made to move, and walking is probably the single activity that brings the most benefits for the whole body. Walk and Talk counseling sessions use the physiological benefits of walking to support mental and emotional health. A walk and talk session is...

Acupuncture for Depression & Anxiety

 Acupuncture can be an effective treatment for stress, anxiety, and depression because it works like physical therapy for the nervous system. It trains the brain and nervous system to behave in ways that stabilize mood, decrease anxiety triggers, and bring a sense of...