Questions you might not have thought to ask

September 9, 2011

How do you know who to start with? Are you staring at a google search wondering how to choose? Or faced with the more difficult challenge of choosing from a list of names on your insurance provider list? Here are some interview questions that you should ask as well as consider for yourself: What is […]

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Aren’t Facebook and Twitter Perfect for Mindfulness Meditation?

March 29, 2011

I recently read an article during SXSW about Twitter. Twitter was largely born at SXSW several years ago, and the article revisited Twitter’s effect on SXSW this year. It discussed how hearing about all the fun things that other people were doing made people feel left out and generally lousy — especially those sitting home […]

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“Real” Play increases Self-Regulation Abilities in Kids

March 8, 2011

Over the last decades the use of structured play has overwhelmed opportunities for “free” or make-believe play of children. Toys, sports, and video games have replaced the games of the imagination by and large. One psychologist, Elena Bodrova at Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning, has suggested that this change is responsible for a decrease […]

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Getting the “umph” to go to therapy

February 24, 2011

We have to have a certain amount of crisis in our lives to go to therapy. That’s not true for everyone. Some people use therapy as a supportive relationship they turn to on and off throughout life for a little extra help. For others, though, therapy is scary. It means “things are really bad.” It […]

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