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Therapy and Yoga: Exercise for Mind Body Connection

There’s been plenty of research done about how yoga does wonders for anyone experiencing anxiety. It’s something I use to manage my own worry and I frequently suggest it to clients. Taking time to center and focus the mind is one tool clinicians can use to combat anxiety in clients. Yet sometimes clients complain about… Read More Therapy and Yoga: Exercise for Mind Body Connection

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Chronic Illness: Tips and Tricks

Chronic Illness: Tips and Tricks Living with a chronic illness or two SUCKS. So here are some lessons I picked up along my journey! Once upon a time I was diagnosed with Interstitial Cystitis and Perioral Dermatitis–– two not so fun illnesses that changed my life forever. You can read my story here. Yet here… Read More Chronic Illness: Tips and Tricks

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Marriage: It’s Hard, but It Doesn’t Have to Be

Marriage: It’s Hard, But it Doesn’t Have to Be As a therapist I always question my clients about how they know certain things. How do you know it has to be that way? How do you know you can’t do X, Y, or Z? How do you know? How? Why?  You get the idea. One of… Read More Marriage: It’s Hard, but It Doesn’t Have to Be

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Self Care Challenge

Here’s a challenge for you to start 2019 off right. … Read More Self Care Challenge

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Stress: The Silent Killer (But It Doesn’t Have to Be)

Let’s face it we’re all stressed. We have unavoidable stress and stress that just comes out of nowhere, but in the end our lives are complex and with that complexity comes stress. You’re not alone and it’s not a competition, I promise. And there are things you can do to set yourself up for success… Read More Stress: The Silent Killer (But It Doesn’t Have to Be)

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Self Love: A Moving Target Worth Hitting

Self love is a moving target. It’s the best gift we can give ourselves, but what happens when we’re running on empty? This week I’m opening up about a low moment in my life where I lost all sense of self and forgot to love myself. Samantha Heuwagen is a sex therapist, author, and activist… Read More Self Love: A Moving Target Worth Hitting