The Value of Getting Outside in the Winter

Spring is almost here, but at the same time, winter is still a reality for a little while longer. As Minnesotans and Midwesterners, we know that the spring, summer, and fall months allow us the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors almost 24/7. However, the reality is that these three seasons often only last a few [...]

2023-03-10T10:33:18-06:00March 10th, 2023|Specialties: Mental Health, Self Care|

Are psychiatric medications for you?

Are psychiatric medications for you? Deciding whether or not to seek mental health services can be daunting and overwhelming, particularly with the ongoing social stigma associated with it. Likewise, the decision to start psychiatric medication can also be difficult. This is where an assessment with a psychiatric medication provider can be helpful.   After assessing and [...]

2022-12-21T10:05:32-06:00December 21st, 2022|Specialties: Mental Health, Self Care, Services|

Mindful Ways to Approach Eating Through the Holidays

For many clients dealing with an eating disorder, the holidays can often be a very challenging time. Amid the holiday lights, Christmas carols, and snowy days, the holidays often focus on the food being served. Use the below tips to practice mindfulness when eating this holiday season to increase overall enjoyment and make for a [...]

2022-12-13T13:37:18-06:00December 13th, 2022|Specialties: Eating Disorder, Mental Health, Self Care|

Differentiating Between ADHD and Anxiety in Children

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and anxiety share some common symptoms. This makes differentiating between these two mental health disorders more challenging. With both of them, a child may demonstrate symptoms of inattention, distractibility, hyperactivity, restlessness, and at times even insomnia. It is even more challenging to know if a child also has ADHD if [...]

2021-05-03T12:52:10-05:00March 9th, 2021|Specialties: Family, Mental Health, Self Care|

Common Concerns About Mental Health Treatment

Most individuals are fairly good about seeing their physician or dentist for routine health care or when they experience an injury or illness. Unfortunately, it can be much more challenging to have the courage to seek mental health treatment due to the stigma surrounding mental illness. Individuals often worry about being judged by family or [...]

2021-03-09T15:41:05-06:00March 9th, 2021|Specialties: Eating Disorder, Family, Mental Health, Self Care, Trauma, Uncategorized|

The Importance of Variety with Food

In this world of the internet and social media, we have so many messages thrown at us. We're bombarded with individuals who lack proper credentials inadvertently telling us and showing us how we should look. Underneath these specific looks, there is often a diet or routine that they follow to make them appear a certain [...]

2021-04-05T10:24:09-05:00March 9th, 2021|Specialties: Eating Disorder, Mental Health, Self Care|

Tips for Navigating the Holidays in 2020

It has been an unusual year, but the end of 2020 is fast approaching and the holiday season is here. There is no question that the holidays this year will be very different than years past... For many people, Christmas and New Years are a wonderful time to get together with family and friends, many [...]

2020-12-13T10:25:55-06:00December 13th, 2020|Specialties: Family, Mental Health, Self Care|
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