Posts on ‘mindfulness’

Presentations, Groups, & Classes – Summer/Fall 2020

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

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The Beauty of Existentialism

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020

Existentialism is a philosophy that emphasizes individual existence, freedom, and choice. It is the view that humans define their own meaning in life and try to make rational decisions despite existing in an irrational universe. “The nature of discovering meaning in the midst of everyday life, as well as in absurd and tragic events, is […]

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Summer Blues and Changing How We Think About Independence

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

Independence Day is upon us and we are entering the heart of summer. However, we are still very much in the midst of a pandemic. This means that many of us are left grieving what COVID is taking from us during the short, sweet Colorado summer. What is normally a time to have fun, explore, […]

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Applying Values to Goals, and Goals to Action

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Applying Values to Goals, and Goals to Action by Talie Lamolinara, MSW Intern Values are the drivers of our intentions and aspirations, and when we are unclear of what our values are, we tend to feel lost, stressed, or upset.  When we lose sight of why we are working so hard or why we are […]

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Mindfulness in a Moment…(when you DON’T have time to be Mindful!)

Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Written by Rachel Morici-Leirer, LPC ; Your mind is on a million things all at once at work. Those of us that study mindfulness tend to forget to do it. Why? As stated in the book “Mindfulness for Dummies at Work,” by Shamash Alidina, “The reason you forget to be mindful is because your brain’s […]

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Slow Down: Embrace the Changing Seasons

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Article by Leslie Larsen, LCSW When you’re busy juggling work and family, a social life, and countless other things, it’s easy to let the seasons slip away. Taking time to stop and smell the roses (or in this case, the mulled cider) is important for both your mental and physical health. Indulge Your Desire to […]

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Emotion Regulation in the Wild World of Parenting

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

By Lauren Johnson, MSW A common uniting experience amongst parents is that we all feel overwhelmed at times. Being a parent is an amazing journey that can push our buttons and leave us feeling tired, stressed, and sometimes triggered. We all feel the pressure to be the best parent for our children and never really […]

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Discovering Hope Through DBT

Monday, May 11th, 2015

By Rachel Morici, LPC Do you struggle with your emotions? Do you find it difficult to interact effectively with others? Are you making self-destructive choices in your life? Do you feel out of control? If you find yourself struggling with these issues you are not alone. DBT can help. What is DBT? Dialectical Behavior Therapy, […]

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Summer Groups Are Here!

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

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