Reduce Anxiety through Movement

Everyone knows that exercise is good for our physical health. Did you know exercise is also great for mental health? Yes – you can even reduce anxiety through movement! Exercise increases chemicals in the brain like dopamine and epinephrine, which improve our mood. Exercise can also reduce our stress response up to 24 hours later.Continue reading “Reduce Anxiety through Movement”

Self-Compassion Heals Depression

Depression infiltrates your thoughts like a virus of the mind. You might realize on one level that your depressed thoughts are illogical or extreme… but they feel so true. My life is going nowhere. I’m a failure. What’s the point in anything? Depression also takes over your emotions. You may feel overwhelmed, sad, stuck, regretful,Continue reading “Self-Compassion Heals Depression”

5 Ways to Help Someone with Anxiety

It’s hard to be with a loved one when they’re anxious. You just want them to feel better, but it seems like nothing you say or do helps. Before you know it, you’re starting to feel anxious yourself! I’ve been there, and I’ve worked with many clients who have been there, too. So I wantContinue reading “5 Ways to Help Someone with Anxiety”

3 Common Myths about Self-Care

Self-care is anything you do to replenish your physical, emotional and spiritual energy. Self-care can be resting, having fun, or doing something kind for yourself, depending on your needs at any given point in time. Because it’s a relatively new concept, self-care is widely misunderstood. Keep reading if you’re interested in learning the truth aboutContinue reading “3 Common Myths about Self-Care”