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5 Steps to Save Your Marriage After an Affair

As a marriage counselor in Boca Raton, I have worked and helped many couples recover and heal from infidelity. It is possible but it takes a lot of work and more importantly, it takes time. Healing is painful, hard work. You both must be committed to repairing the damage, rebuilding trust and reconnecting.  Research shows that half of all couples will experience infidelity in their relationship. Affairs are one of the leading causes of divorce.…

3 Ways to Include Yourself in Your Child’s Therapy

The Heart Connection Center in Boca Raton, Florida is dedicated to helping you restore and heal yourself and your relationships through healthy connections. Three words: Connect, connect, and connect can increase the quality and effectiveness of your child’s therapeutic process. You can connect with your therapist. You can connect with your child and you can connect your therapist with the systems in your child’s school, their doctors, and their social circle. Here I will discuss…

Easy Tips for Managing Anxiety

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. …

The 8 Best Ever Techniques For Overcoming Your Depression

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…

Tips For An Easier Transition Back To School

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…

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Therapy

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…

4 Tips for Improving Self-Esteem for Women

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…

4 Tips to Try to Get Out of a Sexual Rut!

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…

7 Relationship Goals That Will Make Your Love Stronger!

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…

5 Reasons You Should Book Your Counseling Session Today!

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…

How to Reduce Stress and Anxiety in 3 Easy Ways

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…