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Treating Yourself with the Gift of Self-Care on this Mother’s Day!

Treating Yourself with the Gift of Self-Care on this Mother’s Day!

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…

What is Intensive Couples Therapy? Is it Right for Your Relationship?

If you answer yes to any of the questions listed below, an intensive couples therapy week or weekend is right for you. Is your marriage in a crisis? Is your marriage on the brink of divorce? Are you feeling completely emotionally disconnected from your partner? Have you just discovered infidelity? Do you feel hopeless about your marriage improving? Do you…

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5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day – When You Don’t Have A Romantic Love!

Happy Valentine’s Day to you! If you are in romantic love, this day can be heaven. I mean, who doesn’t love flowers, chocolate, and jewelry! However, if you are single, you can dread this day and plan to spend it under the covers or binge-watching Netflix. Valentine’s Day can also cause a lot of distress in romantic relationships as well!…

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5 Relationship Goals for Your 2019 New Year’s Resolutions!

The new year has begun and most people start the year by making resolutions or setting new goals. Most of the time, we focus on ourselves. What is the number one personal resolution that most people make? Perhaps you have made the resolution yourself this year to get healthy, lose weight, be more fit. That is a common resolution for…

6 Tips to Stay Connected to Your Spouse During the Holidays

by Jessica Marchena, LMHC The holiday season has quickly come upon us this year once again. It started with Halloween, and now Thanksgiving is over as well. With less than a week away from Hanukkah and less than a month away from Christmas, we can all start feeling the stress of too much to do in too little time. There…

5 Tips on Managing Family Stress During The Holidays

5 Tips on Managing Family Stress During The Holidays

by Yiolanta Sofiali-Brunvert, Ph.D It’s that time of year! Most of us feel warm and fuzzy around the holidays as we are surrounded by Christmas trees and decorations. There are bright lights, Christmas music and movies, and, of course, family – the embodiment of the holidays. However, for some, conjuring up images of a happy family gathered around the Christmas tree…

Nourish and Exercise Your Mind as You do Your Body

After a few minutes of scrolling down my Facebook page in the massage chair, I reclined back and closed my eyes. With every vibration, I felt the muscles in my back relaxing. And with every exhalation, I feel the stress of the week melt away.  I heard a voice in the background and felt a nudge on my knee. It…

3 Unusual Ways to Overcome Your Anxiety!

Are you feeling anxious? Do you get stressed out easily or frustrated easily? You may feel nervous, all over the place, and unable to relax. You may have tried self-help books, deep breathing and calming yourself down. These are all good tools but they don’t always work. Anxiety is a false alarm in your brain, like a code red that…

Those Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer…are here!

As Nat King Cole sang, roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer!! We all love the warmth and relaxed feeling we experience during the summer months.  I mean, what’s not to love…right?  Besides working on our tans, summer is a good time to exercise, eat healthy, light meals and revisit our goals for a satisfying life!   One of…

5 Ways Happy and Healthy Couples Stay Connected

You know that couple. The one that seems so happy and so in love, even after they have kids. (Lol) They are the envy of others. They want to be together. They want to sit at the dinner table next to each other. They talk to each other. These couples are happy and healthy. But how do they do it?…