Coping With Feelings After a Hate Crime

Coping With Feelings After a Hate Crime

By Rachel Pinto, MS, LPC-S In recent news, the tragic death of Nex Benedict in Oklahoma has once again brought to light the devastating impact of hate crimes on individuals and communities. Such events can leave many of us feeling overwhelmed, scared, angry, and...
How a Lack of Sleep Fuels Anxiety

How a Lack of Sleep Fuels Anxiety

By Rachel Pinto, MS, LPC-S Lack of sleep is more than just a passing inconvenience; it can be a powerful catalyst for anxiety, impacting our mental well-being in profound ways. Scientific research consistently reinforces the intricate connection between sleep...
Navigating the Holidays with a Challenging Family

Navigating the Holidays with a Challenging Family

By Brooke Gomez Fixler, LPC The holiday season can bring up all sorts of emotions for people. We hope this time can be filled with community, festivities, and celebration. Yet, for many, this season often brings stress about upcoming interactions with difficult family...
Setting Healthy Boundaries with Parents: A Guide for Adult Children

Setting Healthy Boundaries with Parents: A Guide for Adult Children

By Rachel Pinto, MS, LPC-S As adults, we often find ourselves juggling the complexities of various relationships, and one of the most delicate and challenging connections to navigate can be the one with our parents. While the bond between parents and their children is...
Winter Blues vs Seasonal Affective Disorder

Winter Blues vs Seasonal Affective Disorder

by Nancy Mitchell, APRN It’s that time of year again. The days are getting shorter, daylight savings time is around the corner, the skies are often overcast, the temps are getting chilly, and rain and snow can interfere with outdoor activities. It’s not uncommon to...
What’s Sleep Got to Do With It?

What’s Sleep Got to Do With It?

Nancy Mitchell, APRN Did you know that sleep comprises one-third of our life? If something takes up a third of our life, don’t you think it’s a pretty darn important aspect of our being? When is the last time someone asked you about your sleep or encouraged you to...