Towards Wholeness: A Mental Health Exploration

Towards Wholeness: recognizes that there are three equally important, interpenetrating components to living a joyful life: Body, Mind, and Spirit. Living a more holistic life is one that strives to empower and strengthen all three components in equal measure, as far as possible. Emotional wholeness: living a life defined by courage, compassion, and connection, all … Continue reading Towards Wholeness: A Mental Health Exploration

Managing Depression and Anxiety:The Velcro and Teflon Brain

YOU HAVE THE POWER to rewire your brain.  What is required is our attention and intention. It's that simple. And that hard. We now know from neuroscience that our brains are wired to "allow" negative thoughts to instantly cling like Velcro while positive thoughts often bounce off UNLESS we bring our attention and intention to … Continue reading Managing Depression and Anxiety:The Velcro and Teflon Brain

Dealing with Depression, Part 1: Finding Motivation when Depressed

Next to anxiety, depression is the most common clinical presentation we see in the Counseling Center.  The following is from an article that I have found helpful and want to pass it along to you.  I vouch for the information and tips provided. The full article's link can be accessed  below: "A common response to … Continue reading Dealing with Depression, Part 1: Finding Motivation when Depressed