Self Care

Simple Tips for Wearing Masks

Today, I want to share some thoughts and advice around wearing masks and the anxiety that can come with it. As more cities and states have moved to mandatory mask-wearing policies, we're hearing from people about their experiences of masks causing anxiety. This can include creating full-blown panic attacks whenever a person puts on a [...]

2020-09-22T11:48:02-05:00August 18th, 2020|Categories: Mental Health, Self Care, Services|

Men’s Health – Five Tips for Creating a Healthy Lifestyle

Water's Edge Counseling & Healing Center believes in nurturing an individual's whole self, including biological, psychological, social, and spiritual well-being. For men, this can be particularly challenging. Many haven't learned to be proactive about their health, and some try to ignore the signs their body gives them. Others simply focus on being "silent and strong." [...]

2020-09-22T11:49:01-05:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: Family, Mental Health, Self Care|

Managing Emotional Eating During Stressful Times

Have you noticed during this pandemic and recent community emergency, that you are struggling to stay on the path, or maybe getting on a path, of mindful eating? If you are, you are not alone.   There's a reason for this. It's your brain. You see, your brain is a very efficient organ. It likes to [...]

2020-09-22T11:52:45-05:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Eating Disorder, Mental Health, Self Care, Services|

A Letter From a Therapist to a Human with Suicidal Thoughts: World Suicide Prevention Day

A Letter From a Therapist to a Human with Suicidal Thoughts: You Are Worth So Much More Than Your Thoughts are Trying to Convince You By Kristin Canan, LICSW Dear Fellow Human, I want to start off by apologizing, not from a place of pity, but from a place of genuine sorrow that so many [...]

International Yoga Day: Pressing Reset Within

Kristin Hoover, CTRS, RYT200 For those of you that might get through the first few sentences of this post and find yourself moving to click the “back” button or to close out the screen upon seeing the buzzword, "yoga," let me challenge you to follow whatever brought you to this page in the first place. [...]

2020-10-09T16:10:39-05:00June 21st, 2019|Categories: Self Care|Tags: , , |

Summer Body Truths

It’s spring. The sun is shining. The birds are chirping. The snow is melting again. For some, spring is a sign of warmer weather, new life, and exciting summer activities to come filled with picnics, barbeques, festivals, and summer parties. For many, it includes long days spent outside at the lake, on the beach, at [...]

3 Ways to Handle Stress During School

While school instills self-discipline, it’s no secret that it can also be stressful and even detrimental to some students. If the stress compounds too much, it can harm your academic performance and impact your mental health. Here are three ways you can stay focused and healthy, even during a chaotic portion of the school year. 3 [...]

2020-10-09T16:01:17-05:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health, Self Care|Tags: , , , |

Getting Through the Holidays

The holidays are no longer simply approaching quickly, they are here. For many, the holidays are a time of celebration with family and friends, and for many others, it can be a time of grief or strife. If you are struggling during the holiday season, below are some tips and tricks to help get you [...]

2020-09-23T14:19:44-05:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Family, Self Care, Trauma|Tags: , , , , , , , |
Load More Posts
Go to Top