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    Attachment and Relationships

    Intimate relationships are the foundation of life. Through them, we learn who we are, how to see the world, and how to interact with people. The ability to form and exist in relationship with other people determines the success of families, couples, careers, and society. From the time we are babies we are biologically driven to stay close to our caregivers. This closeness is necessary to insure survival. At the biological level close proximity assures that food, safety, shelter, and comfort will all be delivered as quickly as possible when the infant cries out. The more attuned the mother is to the babies needs, the less discomfort the baby endures…

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    Mental health awareness blog 3

    May is mental health awareness month     This is the last installment of the three-part blog series.  If you’ve been following along, you’re up to 20 days of creative self-care and happiness boosting suggestions.  For more information about therapy with Tracey  20.  Stop putting so much weight on other peoples’ opinion of you. What people think has more to do with them than it does with you. Be a trailblazer. 21.  Clear the air. Burn sage to clear out old stuffy energy. 22.  Stop saying you can’t. You don’t have to justify your situation. You face many challenges in life. Don’t hang onto your limitations. 23. Meditate every day. Just 10 minutes…

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    Mental health awareness blog 2 keep the care going.

    Happy ongoing mental health awareness. All month I’ve been talking with people about adding self-care to their routine.  We’re in the 3rd installment of my blogs for mental health awareness month and I’m happy to say that clients are saying they feel better having a daily task that’s all about them. 9.  Say a positive affirmation. An affirmation is a thought you want to believe, but don’t. Start with something manageable like “I am becoming the person I want to be.” Or “things are always working out for me.” You can add and make adjustments as you go. 10.  Start your morning with a big glass of cold water. Hydrate your…

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    May is mental health awareness month

    In honor of mental health awareness month, I decided to blog a daily idea for improving your outlook and lifting yourself out of depression, sadness, anxiety, loss, betrayal, or anger.  Frequently the focus of mental health is actually illness.  I want to direct the conversation toward health, positivity, and self love. So here is this weeks list.  Stop comparing yourself to other people. You are unique and unlike anyone else. When you compare yourself, you ignore your inner self and limit your self-expression. Be you. Set goals for yourself.  Every day.  Set one small goal to be happy. Keep yourself always moving forward. Smile in the mirror. Yes. Smile at yourself.  It will make…

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    geopathic stress and wellness

    Energetic disturbances in the environment can affect your physical, mental health and wellness.  Geopathic stress is placed on the body when you live or work around weak electromagnetic fields cured by underground streams, fault lines, caverns or certain minerals. Some early symptoms are restlessness, headaches, insomnia, and fatigue. Over time these symptoms can grow into more serious health concerns including Multiple sclerosis, (MS) Chronic Fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, cancer, and emotional or behavioral problems. If the body is not able to rest and repair through healthy sleep patterns, it cannot perform the necessary metabolic processes, repair cells damage, fight infection or properly absorb nutrients. Instead, the body must use its energy…

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    Improve your employer and employee relationship.

    Do you want to improve your employer and employee relationship? Are you looking to become a likable leader? It doesn’t matter if you have movie star good looks, what matters is the quality of your relationships. For a company to perform optimally, it’s important to feel comfortable with the company’s leadership. If you have a good employer and employee relationship, you will be motivated to perform better and work harder. A likable leader interacts well, is respectful and gets results. The better your employer and employee relationship are, the stronger your company will be. Day to day interactions means a lot. Good communication, timeliness and keeping your word are crucial…

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    National eating disorder awareness week

    This week marks national eating disorder awareness week.  Eating disorders are complicated mental health and societal issues.  The National Eating Disorder Association NEDA estimates that 30 million Americans suffer from a full-blown eating disorder.   Many more struggle with food addiction, compulsive overeating, binge eating and other eating disorders that never get counted because people deal with them silently.  This year’s theme is Let’s get Real.  Addressing stigma and honestly discussing eating disorders are at the forefront of prevention and early treatment. Some of the signs to watch out for: Emotional preoccupation with food, calories, food, carbs, fat, or dieting overconcern with health or healthy foods obsessing about appearance, size, shape or perceived body flaws refusing…

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    Cryotherapy for pain relief and healing

    After several months of annoying back pain, I decided to try out cryotherapy.  This extreme cold treatment is used by professional athletes to activate the central nervous system, release endorphins, improve circulation, and decrease inflammation.  I’ve read a few articles about it and I even saw the Kardashians try it out.  Guilty pleasure, please don’t judge.  Using cold to decrease inflammation makes sense to me so I play guinea pig.  I sign all the necessary paperwork and away we go. The store is clean and professional.  I change into the robe, clean socks and crocks they provide.  You also get two layers of gloves to protect your fingers from the sub-zero…

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    What are the Signs of Eating Disorder?

    What are the signs, symptoms and treatment options for eating disorder? If you have the habit of eating less or excessively, you might be showing signs of an eating disorder. It may result in psychological factors, socio-cultural factors or genetic factors. Eating disorders are a complex problem influenced by a variety of factors. We do not know the exact reason behind this disorder, but as per the researchers, a combination of psychological, biological and environmental abnormalities lead to this disorder. Irregular hormonal functions, genetic factors, nutritional deficiency, lack of self-esteem, dysfunctional family dynamics, any undertake of a profession that requires a slim body, child sexual abuse, etc., can show up…

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    Change is inevitable and you can grown from it

    The only this that is certain in this life is change.   I recently read an article that said all of the Buddhas teachings could be summed up in two words.  “Everything changes”.  Simple yet elegant  The harder you resist change, the more you suffer.  Be flexible and embrace change, and your life becomes infinitely easier. A lot of people are uncomfortable with uncertainty.  As a result, they struggle to feel a greater sense of control over their lives.   They feel more secure knowing what to expect from every day and every situation.  This need to be in control can range from subtle and easy to manage, to highly difficult to live…