Teens and Trauma: What Really Helps

Teens and Trauma: What Really Helps

Trauma may be everywhere, but we have every reason to be hopeful that we can heal. Wouldn’t it be helpful to have a toolbox to deal with triggers related to unresolved trauma? Children who grew up in a traumatic environment are more likely to face ongoing fear, worry...
Seven Tips on Getting a Grip on Teen Anxiety

Seven Tips on Getting a Grip on Teen Anxiety

In this day and age, we’re more aware of mental health than ever before. We went from being too ashamed to talk about this problem to now actively finding a solution. Anxiety is one of the leading mental health problems impacting teens today. And here’s all some...
5 Stages of Death and Dying

5 Stages of Death and Dying

FIVE STAGES OF GRIEF (adapted from Elizabeth Kubler-Ross) 5 STAGES                                                        Death and Dying                Healing a Memory   DENIAL I avoid facing the likelihood of my death. I cannot face my mortality I feel and act...
Simple stress and anxiety tool

Simple stress and anxiety tool

Whenever you are feeling stressed, take 3 deep breaths by following these simple steps. 1. Sit on the edge of a chair, feet flat on the floor. 2. Place one hand on your lower back and the other on your abdomen, with 3 fingers below your navel. 3. As you breathe in,...
Transpersonal Part II

Transpersonal Part II

First, lets explore the true meaning of the word ‘Psychology’. Its roots come from the ancient Greek words ‘psyche’; meaning breath, spirit, soul and ‘logos’; meaning word, principle, story. “Logos of the psyche” in other words means “knowledge of the spirit”....