3 Quick Exercises to Calm the Nervous System

3 Quick Exercises to Calm the Nervous System

Counseling is a great way to work towards better control and management of your autonomic nervous system.  Counseling is a good option if you struggle with anxiety management or are unsuccessful trying simple tools to manage your anxiety at home.  

 

Inviting in the BAD - What We Can Learn By Taking a Curious Approach Towards Our "Bad" Feelings

Inviting in the BAD - What We Can Learn By Taking a Curious Approach Towards Our "Bad" Feelings

In my therapy practice, my clients and I often discover that certain emotions have been ignored, “stuffed,” or labeled as “bad” and exiled from awareness.   After a discussion on the benefit of experiencing and learning from our emotions, I invite clients to take a curious and non-judgmental stance towards a “bad” emotion of their choice.   In essence, we agree to “invite in” the emotion that has previously been ignored with a simple goal to learn from it, see what purpose it is serving, and honor it. 

7 Tips for Parents of Teens Dealing with School Stress

7 Tips for Parents of Teens Dealing with School Stress

Here, I offer 7 tips on how parents can teach and model a more healthy perspective on education.  Following these tips can help parents maintain the importance of education while supporting their children's mental health and emotional well-being.

Fair Early, Fail Often - What Business Can Teach Us About Happiness

Fair Early, Fail Often - What Business Can Teach Us About Happiness

Increase your life satisfaction by taking tips from the IT world.  Design Thinking can help us build the life we want with more confidence by helping us get unstuck from the idea that there is ONE PERFECT LIFE, and get us moving in the right direction by testing out our options with less risk.   

Looking for help??? Online Mental Health Resources

Looking for help???  Online Mental Health Resources

Wondering where to go for information or community resources related to mental health?  Denver Wellness Center provides a list of online and community resources to get you started.