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  • Self-Care in the New Year

Self Care in the New Year

Self Care in the New Year by Alexandra Delaroderie, MA Photo by Tessa Rampersad on Unsplash: Happy New Year! Wishing you peace, joy, comfort, and good health! Now that the hustle bustle of the holidays is over; we are all returning to our routines. Hopefully we are all rested, relaxed, and refreshed as we face the New [...]

By |January 7th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments
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What Are You Waiting For?

What Are You Waiting For? by Becki Porter-Harmon, MA, BCC, Clinical Coordinator Advent, for Christians, is often referred to as the season of watching and waiting.  Spiritually, we are waiting for the renewal of our hope in the celebration, and remembrance, of the gift of grace for this world in the form of the baby Jesus. As we wait to [...]

By |December 11th, 2017|Categories: Holidays|Comments Off on What Are You Waiting For?
  • The Attitude of Gratitude

The Attitude of Gratitude

The Attitude of Gratitude by Dr. Erin Swenson-Reinhold, LCSW, DMin November is often considered the month of Gratitude. It’s a natural time to reflect on those things for which we are thankful as we gather with friends and family. If you are like my household, we seem to rush through November thankful for a few days off before we are [...]

By |November 12th, 2017|Categories: General, Mindfulness|Comments Off on The Attitude of Gratitude
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Renovations of the Soul

  Renovations of the Soul by Fatima Mirza PHD, MSW   "I think we should give Fatima an office." My ears perked up when I heard my colleague suggest this. "My own office??" I thought, "Wow, that would be so nice." I stayed silent as the conversation progressed and the group settled on the empty office in our McLean location. [...]

By |October 15th, 2017|Categories: Creative, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Renovations of the Soul
  • Seasons Change

Seasons Change…And So Do I.

Seasons Change… And So Do I How Seasons Can Affect Our Moods and Our Lives by: Audra Mrini MA, NCC, Resident in Counseling   Credit: Kathy Collins Photographer's Choice Getty Images Every year at this time, when the break from summer ends and the school year starts, I feel a shift in both myself and the environment around [...]

By |September 3rd, 2017|Categories: Anxiety, Reflections|Comments Off on Seasons Change…And So Do I.
  • Ambition vs. Anxiety

Ambition vs. Anxiety: What’s Really Driving You?

Ambition vs. Anxiety: What’s Really Driving You? Jenn Fredette LPC, NCC, MA, M.Div., Clinical Coordinator. Anxiety is clever, it masquerades as all sorts of important sounding qualities: thoughtful people-pleaser; detail-oriented planner; and, one of my very favorites, ambitious go-getter. I can't even begin to name how many people I've encountered who keep their anxiety hidden and wrapped up tight in [...]

By |August 24th, 2017|Categories: Anxiety|Comments Off on Ambition vs. Anxiety: What’s Really Driving You?