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Brain Science, Integration, Psychedelics

March 25, 2024

Why Psychedelics Now?

In today’s world, we are faced with a multitude of anxieties such as increased inequality, environmental degradation, and precarious work. It is no wonder that mental health concerns continue their upward trend, which is a swell that not only impacts those individuals but that has a ripple effect across families, communities, and economies.  A novel […]

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Anxiety Relief, Brain Science

January 25, 2024

How Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy Can Help Anxiety

Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy (or KAP) is a treatment strategy prescribed in addition to conventional psychotherapy. For many patients suffering from treatment-resistant depression, addiction, obsessive compulsive disorder, or post-traumatic stress disorder, ketamine therapies have been life changing. With the right practitioner, KAP can reduce your symptoms of depression, body pain, and even anxiety. But how is […]

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Brain Science

Brain Science, Mindfulness and Wellness

August 4, 2022

My Anxiety Is Worse At Night

Is your anxiety worse at night? You’re trying to fall asleep, but you’re ruminating. If you’re stressed out during the day, you’re now exhausted and sleep deprived by nighttime, which only further impacts your anxiety. Even when you aren’t actively experiencing a stressful situation, the triggers you experience throughout the day are taxing to your […]

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Brain Science, Neurodivergent

June 22, 2022

Am I Neurodivergent?

How can I figure out if I’m neurodivergent? What does it mean to be neurodivergent, and if I am, how does that affect my life? It used to be that conditions like autism, ADHD, or tourette’s syndrome were treated like debilitating illnesses, but our modern understanding of them is more complex. Neurodivergent people are just […]

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Art Therapy, Brain Science

May 25, 2022

Let Go of the Past with Art

Are you trying to let go of past trauma? Expressing yourself with art can help. When memories from the past resurface, it can be incredibly triggering. These triggers can be detrimental to ourselves and our relationships if we don’t have the right tools to process our emotions and get into the present moment. Making art […]

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Brain Science, Your Journey

April 5, 2022

Your Journey: When It Rains It Pours

We’re all the heroes of our own stories, but the heroes we admire in literature and on the screen find themselves undergoing spiritual and emotional transformations more often than they find themselves using the bathroom. If all of us are heroes, each going on a continuous, limitless, and recursive journey throughout the stages of our […]

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Brain Science

Brain Science, Mindfulness and Wellness

October 12, 2021

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How Does the Self-Aware Mind Operate?

Self-awareness is important to develop on your healing journey, and it is a vital skill to have if you want to have a fulfilling life.  “Self-awareness is the ability to focus on yourself and how your actions, thoughts, or emotions do or don’t align with your internal standards. If you’re highly self-aware, you can objectively […]

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Art Therapy, Brain Science

April 7, 2021

3 Big Ways Art Therapy Helps Your Brain

Art therapy is a powerful tool that goes far beyond mere artistic expression. By engaging the creative process, it can actually soothe and support your brain in profound ways. This isn’t just about creating masterpieces; it’s about harnessing the power of art to unlock a surprising wellspring of cognitive and emotional benefits. Let’s delve into […]

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Brain Science, Creativity and Innovation

March 10, 2021

The Women Who’ve Made Mental Health History

For Women’s History Month, we wanted to put the spotlight on the women who have made mental health history. Women have made great professional strides over the years, especially in the realm of psychology. In the past, women were stereotyped as hysterical and weren’t taken seriously or given the proper treatment. This was especially true […]

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Brain Science, Mindfulness and Wellness, Self Care

January 19, 2021

Change Your Thoughts-Focus More Now!

Do you feel like it’s difficult for you to put all your focus into one task? Is staying in the present moment a challenge for you? In our new series on changing our thoughts, we focus on, well, focus! If you find yourself drifting away from the present moment, forgetting important things, or just feeling […]

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