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Restoring Joy to Generosity

Restoring Joy to Generosity

 The stress of the holiday season can reduce the joy we feel when we are giving and generous, and can deplete our capacity to give. We can restore our joy and activate the proven health benefits of practicing generosity through connecting with other people and...

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 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...