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Mental Health Benefits of Being Outdoors

We often have patients ask about simple, effective, and inexpensive ways to improve their mental health. We have shared a number of them in previous blog posts, such as exercise, having a pet, and more. However, one of the most simple ways to improve your mental health is right outside [...]

2024-06-24T13:10:49-06:00June 24th, 2024|

How are Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Different?

We are often asked what the about the difference between Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Both are forms of psychotherapy, but they have distinct theoretical foundations and approaches. Understanding the differences, advantages, strengths, and weaknesses of each will help you determine which form of therapy [...]

2024-03-19T12:55:15-06:00March 19th, 2024|

How Do Relationships Impact Our Happiness?

Relationships can have a significant impact on an individual's happiness and well-being. The nature and quality of relationships, whether they are romantic, familial, or friendships, can contribute to both positive and negative aspects of a person's life. How Relationships Impact Happiness Social Support: Healthy relationships provide a support system, both [...]

2024-02-27T08:39:51-07:00February 20th, 2024|

Benefits of Online Therapy

Therapy has many benefits for individuals, families, couples, and anyone looking for improvement and insight. However, traditional therapy, visiting with a counselor in an office, may not be the best option for everyone seeking to improve their mental health. Online Therapy: An Alternative to Traditional Therapy Online therapy, also known [...]

2023-10-24T13:02:40-06:00October 24th, 2023|

How to Create a Better Work-Life Balance

Keeping up with everything we face in our daily lives can easily feel overwhelming. Learning to strike a healthy work-life balance can reduce stress, prevent burnout, and ultimately lead to a happier, healthier life. What is work-life balance? Work-life balance refers to our ability to maintain a healthy balance between [...]

2023-06-12T12:57:59-06:00May 3rd, 2023|

Tips to Cope with Pregnancy Loss

Did you know that 10–20% of known pregnancies end in miscarriage? Despite its impact, many parents have felt alone in their pregnancy loss. You find yourself caught in a loop of endless questions and ongoing uncertainty while moving further away from the dreams you had for your family. Here are [...]

2023-06-12T13:06:36-06:00April 18th, 2023|

Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

You may have heard of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), but may not be familiar with this method of therapy. For nearly four decades, this action-oriented form of therapy has helped individuals change their relationship towards negative behaviors and feelings, allowing them to move beyond the things that have held [...]

2023-06-13T13:27:39-06:00December 27th, 2022|

Ways to Improve Your Self-Esteem

We all struggle from time to time when it comes to how we feel about ourselves. The ups and downs of how we feel can be caused by many internal and external sources. These fluctuations are natural, normal, and typically temporary. Prolonged feelings of self-doubt, self-loathing, and a poor opinion [...]

2023-06-14T13:10:25-06:00November 9th, 2022|

Why Comparing Ourselves to Ourselves is Still Painful

Our brains are hardwired to compare ourselves to those around us and you are not alone in doing this. Our ancestors had far fewer resources and had to compete with those around them for food and shelter in much more intense ways than we do now. This forced humans to [...]

2023-06-20T13:23:10-06:00October 17th, 2022|
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