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Are you constantly filled with worry or dread and spend hours ruminating worse case scenarios? Or you do you feel that you don’t want to keep on living if you have to feel like this all the time? As an anxiety therapist in Boca Raton, I hear this comment all of the time from clients who suffer from anxiety. My anxious clients worry that the anxiety will never go away and will overrule their lives. 
Are you feeling depressed? Do you feel like you could cry any second and you don’t understand it? Everything feels more challenging when you are dealing with depression. You may not feel like going out with friends, going to work or getting out of bed can be a struggle.  Depression is a very common mental health problem. In the past decade, depression rates have escalated, and roughly one in 5 Americans will suffer from depression
The long and fun summer days and nights have come to an end.  It may be difficult for the whole family to transition back to the routine with school and extracurricular activities. Below are some tips that can lead to a smoother school year ahead.  Getting a family calendar organized– It can be useful to get the family together for a family meeting in order to plan the year ahead. You can do so by
The decision to seek therapy may have been pondering in your mind for a while. You have decided to take the step and seek out support in your healing process and our therapists at the Heart Connection Center in Boca Raton are honored to walk this path with you. Here is a list of 5 ways that you can make the most out of therapy.  Being honest with yourself and the therapist-  Some people may
Self-Esteem is simply how you feel about yourself and your worth. If you have low self-esteem, you won’t pursue meaningful activities and you will avoid doing things to boost your self-esteem. When it comes to self- worth or self-esteem, we tend to be our harshest critics. We tell ourselves things like, “I am not qualified for that job,” “I am not as smart, capable, confident, as…,” or “I can’t speak up at meetings.” These statements
Sex is a difficult topic to talk about for most couples. But, in order to have great sex, couples need to know how to communicate about sex. At the beginning of marriage, sex is usually great and there are no complaints. But, as the years pass, sex can wax and wane over time. One partner may have a higher sex drive than the other. The frequency of sex can decrease substantially from 2-3 times a
As we already know, it is important to set goals in your life. It is a powerful way to think about your ideal future and motivate yourself to turn your vision into reality. We set goals for our education, career, health, financial, family, and many more type of goals that are going to improve your quality of life and make you happy. However, how many of you spend time making relationship goals? Whether you are
Have you wondered how counseling could help you in your life? Maybe you have thought about going in and talking to someone but you aren’t really sure if it will help at all? You have some problems in your life that are stressful and sometimes make you sad, or mad but you deal with them the best you can and move on. What if you had a safe place to talk about those problems? What
Everyone experiences anxiety at some point in their lives. It may come in different forms and levels, however it is a natural emotion and a biological instinct. Anxiety can be a positive emotion because it can propel us forward to accomplish goals and meet deadlines. It can also pull us backwards so that we avoid danger and protect ourselves. Anxiety becomes  a cause for concern when it starts crippling a person-causing distress that keeps them
To all my mothers this Mother’s Day…  I wish I could take you in my arms and hug you until your physical, mental and emotional exhaustion dissipates. I just want to hug you long enough so that you forget your fears, self-doubts, and disappointments and claim the self-love, self- acceptance, and self-appreciation that you deserve.  I see you every day, whether you are my friend or my client. I see you trying and giving your best