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Mindfulness can improve our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health and help you be more resilient during stressful times. Don’t worry, you don’t need to do formal mediation to reap the benefits. Many routine activities lend themselves…
The letter “D” in DBT stands for the word dialectics. In DBT we define dialectics as the synthesis or integration of two opposites with the goal of finding the truth somewhere in between. Dialectical thinking refers to “the ability to view…
Living on autopilot is a type of disassociation, we miss out on the life we could be experiencing without even realizing it. Mindfulness helps restore the balance and feel fully alive.
“Were it not for the strength of our military families and their willingness to sacrifice, we couldn’t protect our nation and way of life like we do,” said Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. at a 2016 National…
In their Transtheoretical Model, James Prochaska and Carlo DiClimente identify five stages in the process of change. Basically, you have pre-change, a beginning, middle and an end or continuance. When it comes to change, different people have more or…
We talk about looking for the new normal. We assume things will eventually settle again, but into a new arrangement of reality. That is a reasonable assumption. But what will it look like? The better question to my mind is, “What do we want it to…
One if the most fundamental concepts taught in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is referred to as the “Four Choices.” It provides a simple, but effective, model anyone can used when responding to serious life problems.
Mindfulness takes us far beyond psychological dimension into the spiritual. The practice of Mindfulness opens the heart to love, beauty and wonder.
David Agee, LMSW, elaborates on four steps we can use to deal with anxiety, worry, panic or agoraphobia: facing, accepting, floating, and letting time pass.
June 27 is PTSD Awareness Day My dad was a “tanker” in the 3rd Armored Division, Korean War. He was a proud member of the “3rd Herd” and served in the Army from 1950 to 1953. He remained active in the army reserves for over 12 years after the…

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