Mindfulness Matters

Mindfulness Matters

By Martha Livingston, PhD, LPC In the technology-saturated world that we live in, it can be easy to let our minds run a million miles a minute, from thinking about all of the things that need to be done to stressing about things that have happened, and then anxiety...
3 Ways to Maintain your Balance in 2021

3 Ways to Maintain your Balance in 2021

By Nina Padilla Balance is an essential part of life. The act of balance can be a tricky one when it comes to the maintenance of our daily tasks. From the moment we wake up to the moment we close our eyes, we are seemingly inundated with the “to do lists” of the day...
From Social Drinking to Stress Relief

From Social Drinking to Stress Relief

A FIRSTHAND STORY OF MOTHERHOOD, ANXIETY AND ALCOHOL MISUSE During my college days I would study hard throughout the week and look forward to “Thirsty Thursdays” at our local bar. Going out with friends and having some laughs over pints of cheap beer was a reward...
Anxiety: You’re Not Alone

Anxiety: You’re Not Alone

What is anxiety? Anxiety is a word that’s used regularly, but it holds a different meaning for different people. For some, anxiety is the nervousness you experience before meeting new people, public speaking, or during a major life event, etc. For others, it has no...