Posts Tagged ‘elevate counseling’

Can’t Sleep? How To Get Those Zzz’s

I love to sleep. My family makes fun of me because I am the earliest to bed each night. But the joke’s on them because I am always the most well-rested! One out of three Americans report that they don’t get enough sleep each night. The National Sleep Foundation recommends an average of 8 hours of Zzz’s per…

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Helping Your Child Cope With The Death Of A Pet

Waldo, the distinguished looking Golden Retriever in this article’s cover picture, had been a large part of our family for 14 years. He taught my husband and me how to be consistent and set boundaries in our household. He kept watch over our oldest son, sleeping next to him every night. Our young Goldendoodle (“Henry:”…

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Identifying “The Shift”

The impact of trauma on the brain and EMDR: Elevate Counseling

Feeling Stuck Do you continually find yourself reacting to situations or behaving in ways that you know aren’t helpful, but you can’t seem to get out of the pattern? Perhaps you know that you are “overreacting”, but you just can’t seem to “help” yourself? Your emotions override your brain. This comes up often in therapy.…

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The Secret To Making Healthy Eating Easy

Eating well doesn’t have to be hard or boring, or mean that you have to “give up” delicious tasting food. Here’s how to incorporate healthier eating into your life: 1) Make Small Changes: Many people try to do too much at once and then find that they can’t sustain the changes. Look at adding an…

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5 Questions To Ask Your Local Farmer

As a mental health counselor, I firmly believe that a healthy mind and a healthy body are inseparable. Research shows that replacing processed food with real, nutrient-dense, whole foods can reduce anxiety and depression. Make food your medicine! I love to hit local farmer’s markets on the weekends in the search for new ways to…

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