How to Have the Ultimate at Home Self-Care Day

The truth is the best relationship you can have is the one that you have with yourself.  Self-care is a critical part of maintaining this all important and nurturing relationship with yourself.  The truth is — life gets busy.  And sadly, self-care is all too often the first to go.  You are not alone if your job, family and […]

The Healing Power of Grief Journaling: 10 Writing Prompts to Get You Started

After the loss of a loved one it is common to feel that you are going through the movements of life with very little purpose.  Grief can be overwhelming, lonely and long lasting.  The emotions of grief are all encompassing and oftentimes it may feel difficult to find a safe space to let your feelings out.  After the […]

The Healing Power of Gratitude

“Give  thanks for a little and you will find a lot.”  Hansa Proverb With the current state of affairs, so much uncertainty on the horizon and our ever so busy lives it can be easy to focus on the negative.  In fact, as a culture, depression and anxiety rates are at and all time high and people are […]

How Can Support Group Therapy Ease the Pain of Grief?

Have you recently lost someone you loved?  Are you having trouble moving through the stages of grief?  Do you feel like you are paddling upstream, through Class V rapids, and don’t know how to catch your breath?  Grief, like love, may be the most powerful emotion we as humans feel.  When we lose a loved one the feeling can be […]

Say Goodbye To Stress with These Simple Tips

Feeling stressed? You are not alone. Stress and anxiety are common experiences for most people.  We all know that feeling when your muscles start aching, your heart starts beating a bit too fast and you find it increasingly difficult to concentrate.  That’s stress talking. And once again it is trying to rear its ugly head into your […]

This Simple Mindset Shift Can Help You Feel More Happiness Everyday

The Dalai Lama shares a very simple but important message “Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.”  It would seem that happiness does have a pretty important role in our lives.  In fact, our happiness can have a huge impact on the way we approach our day to day,  how we relate to others and […]

Dealing With Feelings: The Power of Anonymity in Chat Based Support Groups

Life’s challenges come in all shapes and sizes.  The emotional toll of stress and loneliness does not discriminate. In the midst of a pandemic, the world as we knew it changed overnight.  Perhaps, you have been feeling like your world has been turned upside down? Everyone faces challenges with regard to their emotional health at some point […]

The Pandemic Isn’t Over: How to Handle Covid- 19 Fatigue

Are you feeling anxious and exhausted? Well, you are not alone.  Six months into the pandemic and it truly feels like there is no end in sight.  Coronavirus cases are increasing across the country. Some children have already returned to school.  For others decisions are being made as to what the upcoming school year will look like.  Unemployment rates […]

The Benefits of Joining the 7Chairs’ Group Facilitator Community

The Benefits of Joining the 7Chairs’ Group Facilitator Community It is said that a wise person learns from his mistakes. A wiser one learns from others’ mistakes. But the wisest person of all learns from others’ successes. —Zen proverb adapted by John C. Maxwell We are living in a time like no other.  Over the past […]