Unlock Inner Peace: Discover Mindfulness Techniques to Reduce Stress


In today’s fast-paced and hectic world, stress has become an inevitable part of our lives. The constant pressure to meet deadlines, manage relationships, and juggle multiple responsibilities can take a toll on our mental health. However, there is a powerful tool that can help us find calm amidst the chaos…

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Boost your Emotional Intelligence: How Therapy Can Foster Personal Growth


Emotional intelligence is a term that has gained immense popularity in recent years. It refers to the ability to recognize, understand, and manage our own emotions and the emotions of others. But emotional intelligence is more than just understanding emotions; it’s about harnessing these emotions and applying them to tasks…

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Mindfulness: 10 Reasons Why It’s Great for Mind and Body


If there was a simple way to improve your mind and body, would you do it? The good news is that there is a simple way! — It’s called mindfulness. Although it has taken the internet by storm, the practice of mindfulness has been around for centuries. What it all…

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Being Mindful in a Harried World – 5 Tips to Stay Focused on the Right Things


Stress abounds in this world. And far too often, we let ourselves be swept along with it. Consider for just a moment: Do you have the habit of multitasking—at work, at school, at home? Do you really think that makes you more productive? Does social media add to your daily…

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What is MamaYoga? An interview with Kate Loewengart


I had kept meaning to check out Kate Loewengart’s class at Rivertown Mamas for mom and baby. Since I have had my son, I find scheduling to be a bit challenging. One day, however, the stars aligned and I was able to attend. Kate offers a wonderful selection of different…

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The Courage To Wait – Pema Chodron quote on peace


“When you’re like a keg of dynamite just about to go off, patience means just slowing down at that point—just pausing—instead of immediately acting on your usual, habitual response. You refrain from acting, you stop talking to yourself, and then you connect with the soft spot. But at the same…

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5 tips to a happier day by new york psychotherapist Melissa Divaris Thompson

5 Tips To A Happier Day


Whether you are struggling with not enough sleep, too many things on your to do list, or anxiety that won’t leave you, starting your day off right is important. Focus on these steps to set your day in a happier direction. Here are 5 Tips To A Happier Day: 1. Before…

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Tending to Your Heart-Rediscovering the Meaning of Valentine’s Day


“How much we know and understand ourselves is critically important, but there is something that is even more essential to living a Wholehearted life: loving ourselves.” Brene Brown February is the month of love. For a lot of people, Valentine’s Day can be a triggering day filled with feelings of…

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Conscious Breathing – a quote by Eckhart Tolle


Conscious breathing, which is a powerful meditation in its own right, will gradually put you in touch with the body…As soon as your habitual state changes from being out of the body and trapped in your mind, to being in the body and present in the Now, your physical body…

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