Arlington/Mansfield Best of 2016 Winner – Family First Counseling!
Thank You for making us the 2016 Arlington/Mansfield Best of Counseling Services for the first time. I feel so blessed to receive this honor from our friends and clients. What a way to start off the first day of this month! This post cannot fully express how grateful I am. Thank you to all of […]
Depression: It’s Not Just Crying in a Dark Room
Depression has a stigma, I have to admit it. Especially in the African American and other minority communities. I can remember even saying myself, “I don’t have time to be depressed, I have a kid to raise and work to do.” Then I went through it. It took me a while to realize that it […]
The Cost of Professional Counseling
Many people in our society forgo the cost of counseling in a effort to save time and money. Can you put a cost on your mental and physical health? Can you place a cost of the emotional well being of your children? Can you place a cost on your marriage? Most of these things cannot […]
Mental Health Month – May 2015 – May 31st
Don’t go it alone. Tell your goals to someone you trust and ask them to help you stick with a plan. Studies show that social support helps you achieve your goals.
Mental Health Month – May 2015 – May 30th
Take a few minutes to breathe deeply – in through your nose and out through your mouth. Try this technique: Pretend you’re taking a giant whiff of a bouquet of flowers, then pretend to blow out a candle.
Mental Health Month – May 2015 – May 29th
Take a break from social media. Looking at social media can raise your levels of anxiety.
Mental Health Month – May 2015 – May 28th
Give yoga a try. Stretching and other forms of exercise help relieve tension caused by stress.
Mental Health Month – May 2015 – May 27th
Give yourself a break! Take 10 minutes out of your day for a walk. Small breaks (and exercise) improve your ability to deal with stress.