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Mothers of Twins at Higher Risk for Perinatal Depression and Anxiety

Posted by on 3.20.23 in Parenting, Twins

Perinatal mood and anxiety disorders are the most common complication of pregnancy and childbirth. Stats vary depending on your resource: 1 in 5 mothers experiences a mental health condition, including depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder,…

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Contemplation on Core Counseling’s 2nd Birthday

Posted by on 10.1.21 in Relationships

The name Core Counseling encompasses the whole person — mental, emotional, and physical. When I reflect on the past 2 years, I think about the blow to all three dimensions of my core. The mental…

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Mom Guilt

Posted by on 8.17.21 in Parenting

Recently, many mothers I’ve been working with have shared the guilt they carry in the transition to becoming a mother for a second time. Guilt can show up in a variety of situations, whether it’s…

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Getting Your Needs Met in Relationships

Posted by on 1.12.20 in Relationships

In my work with clients, something I often hear is that people aren’t asking for what they need in their relationships. This frequently leads to dissatisfaction and discord in the relationship. A common misconception about…

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Mindfulness Challenge: Breathe

Posted by on 11.18.19 in Mindfulness

Inhale, two, three, four. Exhale, two, three, four. Today you’re encouraged to focus on the breath as a grounding point. At least once today, take five to ten deep, slow breaths, inhaling and exhaling through…

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Mindfulness Challenge: Fresh Lens

Posted by on 10.29.19 in Mindfulness

Find a part of your daily routine when you can take a moment to incorporate mindfulness. Perhaps even challenge yourself by identifying a part of your day that’s not your favorite. For me, commuting is…

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The Power of Breath

Posted by on 9.8.19 in Mindfulness

Breath is essential to life. It is the first thing we do when we are born and the last thing we do when we leave. In between that time, we take about half a billion…

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