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Understanding the Body’s Response to Uncertainty
Understanding the Body’s Response to Uncertainty

The past year has brought us more than our normal share of uncertainty. Our body is programmed through hundreds of thousands of years of evolution to respond to uncertainty--perceived by the primitive parts of our brain as threat--in very predictable ways....

Tips for Telehealth Psychotherapy
Tips for Telehealth Psychotherapy

If you are contemplating starting therapy, or have been working with a therapist this spring and summer, you may quickly be introduced to telehealth for psychotherapy.  Telehealth has made therapy accessible to people during a time when staying home has become the new...

Sleep Hygiene
Sleep Hygiene

Have you heard of the term sleep hygiene?  Just like dental hygiene referring to preventative steps we take to avoid the drill, sleep hygiene includes all the strategies that set us up for a great night sleep.  Whether you are suffering from sleepless nights, or you...

Top 5 Signs Anxiety is Ruling Your Life
Top 5 Signs Anxiety is Ruling Your Life

Here's an insider secret... everyone has anxiety. Anxiety is just an emotion, not necessarily good or bad. It is your body's way of keeping you safe by motivating you to scan your environment, problem solve, and fuel up for a fight or flight situation. But in our...

Sleep Strategies, Part 2
Sleep Strategies, Part 2

Over the years, the public service announcement has changed.  When I was what we now refer to as  a “tween”, it was the “This is your brain on drugs” PSA with the image of an egg frying in a pan.  I guess it worked since I remember it so well all these years later. ...

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