Mental Health Therapy Blog2021-03-31T20:30:50+00:00

What is Positive Psychology? And isn’t it just “thinking positive?”

What is Positive Psychology? And isn’t it just “thinking positive?” No, certainly not! “Thinking positive” needs to have a realistic foundation to work. Otherwise, we would have all “thought” ourselves into utopia by now! Positive psychology is the practice of utilizing positive elements of the reality around us to [...]

By |April 21st, 2022|Categories: Latest Articles|Comments Off on What is Positive Psychology? And isn’t it just “thinking positive?”

Benefits of Gardening for Your Mental Health

Benefits of Gardening for Your Mental Health Spending time outside is good for our bodies and our minds. If we are feeling stressed and overwhelmed, stepping outside can lift your spirits and mood significantly. Those that love to garden, know that spending time amongst the petals provides numerous mental [...]

By |April 13th, 2022|Categories: Latest Articles|Comments Off on Benefits of Gardening for Your Mental Health

Tips For Setting Healthy Boundaries

Tips For Setting Healthy Boundaries Boundaries are based on our values, and they reflect what we are comfortable with in our relationships with others. Boundaries also create structure and accountability in areas of our lives that could otherwise be difficult. For example, a person who struggles to function on [...]

By |April 11th, 2022|Categories: Latest Articles|Comments Off on Tips For Setting Healthy Boundaries

Mindful Movement

Mindful Movement The principles of mindful movement are the same as any other mindfulness practice. The aim is to bring our full attention to the present moment to experience the here and now. We bring our awareness to our movement and focus on our breath or the way our [...]

By |March 24th, 2022|Categories: Latest Articles|Comments Off on Mindful Movement

Validation and Why We Need It

Validation and Why We Need It Have you ever shared something difficult with a friend or family member only to be told that someone has it worse? Has someone ever minimized your feelings and experiences because they went through something similar and didn’t have the same struggle? You likely [...]

By |March 17th, 2022|Categories: Latest Articles|Comments Off on Validation and Why We Need It

The 5-4-3-2-1 Coping Skill with a bonus 3-D version

The 5-4-3-2-1 Coping Skill with a bonus 3-D version You may have heard of this calming method before. It helps us use our five senses to “ground” us and bring us back into the moment when we are feeling anxious. This is how it goes: 5: Acknowledge FIVE things [...]

By |March 11th, 2022|Categories: Latest Articles|Comments Off on The 5-4-3-2-1 Coping Skill with a bonus 3-D version
Go to Top