The Gut-Brain Connection: What You Need to Know​

By Katie Afra, PsyD, NSCA-CPT13 min read Butterflies in your stomach. A gut-wrenching feeling. Your stomach suddenly drops… You’d better go with your gut. All of these are intensely emotional experiences that seem to be best described by what’s happening in our stomachs at the time. Now, consider this for a moment — our most intense emotional experiences involve the gut SO much that we … Continue reading The Gut-Brain Connection: What You Need to Know​

Tips to Manage Anxiety Around Work

By Julia Broglie, Founder & CEO of BroglieBox8 min read From someone diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder, who has worked for a Fortune 500 company, a small privately owned company, and now is an entrepreneur… I have been worried my entire life – no really, since before I can remember.  A million thoughts seem to invade my mind at any given time, many times leading … Continue reading Tips to Manage Anxiety Around Work

Creating a Healthy Routine for Stress Relief

By Dr. Elizabeth Cunningham5 min read When I think about starting the new year and everything that goes with it, budgeting, planning events, goals, work, education, taxes, etc., one thing comes to mind – STRESS!  Regardless of the time of year, stress is an ever-present factor in our lives.  One simple and effective way of managing stress is by creating a routine for ourselves.  Creating … Continue reading Creating a Healthy Routine for Stress Relief

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How Relaxation Sparks Creativity

By Monique Mendez2 min read We unlock creativity in our most relaxed moments. However, in our hectic daily lives, we may not find our creativity and instead feel completely stuck. Taking the time to truly relax and let our minds wander could incidentally make us the next great American novelist… or just get some ideas flowing. Our Brain is Activated When we find quiet moments … Continue reading How Relaxation Sparks Creativity

5 Ways to Feel Less Anxious When You’re a Sensitive Person

By April Snow, LMFT5 min read How often do you find yourself worrying about getting everything done or struggling to fall asleep at night because your mind just won’t turn off?  In our busy, fast-paced lives most of us have anxious feelings at least some of the time. There’s always something calling for our attention and constant pressure on us to do more.  This constant … Continue reading 5 Ways to Feel Less Anxious When You’re a Sensitive Person

3 Tools to Manage Emotional Eating

By Tessie Tracy10 min read You’re driving home from work, trying to release stress. But that presentation. You’re not ready. What if you mess up? What if you forget what to say? As your mind is fluttering, your body made a decision to pull into the store and pick up some mini chocolate-frosted cupcakes. You pop open the container and take that blissful first bite. Creamy … Continue reading 3 Tools to Manage Emotional Eating

The Tapping Solution: A Healing Modality

By Nicolas Ortner8 min read Perhaps you’ve heard of the scientifically proven technique called EFT Tapping – a combination of ancient Chinese acupressure and modern psychology. It’s been featured on popular television programs like The Dr. Oz Show, Good Morning America, and just recently on Jane the Virgin. And the reason it’s getting SO much positive exposure is because it works like magic to reduce stress, anxiety, … Continue reading The Tapping Solution: A Healing Modality