• Jeanne Guaspari, LMFT

Mindfulness - you've all heard that term. What is it? A very useful skill to learn how to be present in the moment and have less anxiety and stress in your body and mind. Mindfulness meditation is a good way to learn how to relax body and mind. It often involves breath awareness, mental imagery, and muscle and body relaxation. Try the 5 minute video below to see how mindfulness meditation might help you.

  • Jeanne Guaspari, LMFT

Stress is a part of contemporary live that we can't seem to avoid. When it sneaks up on you, here are some tips for what to do.

Stress is a big, broad term. It can come in many shapes and stripes. Many of the stressors that Patrice Douglas’s clients experience revolve around work and family. They feel “overwhelmed, unappreciated, and stuck.”

Psychotherapist Stephanie Dobbin, LMFT, CGP, works with healthcare professionals, who frequently feel stressed about their jobs: “the long hours, the tedium and pressure of having to complete documentation in a timely manner, the unpredictability of being on-call, and feelings of frustration and inadequacy as they attempt to juggle home, family, and career.”

Maybe you can relate to these stressors. Maybe your stress comes in a different form. Or maybe your stress feels especially immense and nebulous, and you’re not sure where it’s coming from.

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