Why I Dance to Reset dance therapy drdamonsilas mindfulmovement praticaltools May 10, 2022

Dance has always been a grounding tool for me. When I’ve lost my way, when I’ve been down and out and in a dark space, dance has been my savior, my safe space, my refuge. It’s also helped to connect to community. Because it is precisely when we are down and out that we want to...

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The Power (and Easiness!) of Daily Mental Health Toolkits mindfulmovement praticaltools suggestions wellness tips Mar 29, 2022

It’s like a pre-made menu for your mental health.

Let me guess. At some point and time in your life, you might be able to relate to this series of experiences:

  1. You’re dealing with a problem you want to overcome and/or you realize you need to make some changes. 
  2. You come across a...
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Dr. Jamie & Anna introduce us to Jiu-Jitsu intructor mindfulmovement praticaltools self love therapy trauma Mar 01, 2022

Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art that originated in Japan and is becoming increasingly more popular in the West, especially for self-defense and empowerment purposes. Although ideally trained in pairs or groups, in this class, Anna Pirkl, LMFT and Dr. Jamie Marich will lead you through...

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Meet Rodrigo | Adaptive Movement Instructor intructor mindfulmovement praticaltools trauma wellness tips Feb 27, 2022

Hello Folks,

My name is Rodrigo (he/him) and I am a certified Adaptive Yoga Teacher. 

A few years ago I had a fall accident and I broke my back, so due to that I am now a full-time wheelchair user and I have a complete t3 spinal cord injury.

I have been practicing yoga before my...

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Strong Boundaries = Better Relationships collegetips praticaltools relationships suggestions Sep 17, 2021

Starting Your Roommate Relationship Off Strong with Boundaries

For most of us, having a roommate is a standard part of our college experience, but having a good roommate relationship is quite essential to both your academic and social success. Thankfully, I’ve been blessed with a roommate...

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Surviving a Terrible College Roommate (& Beyond) collegetips praticaltools society Sep 14, 2021

College. Some say it’s the best time of your life, full of parties, new people, and major procrastination.  But if there isn’t something all the Google searches and YouTube vlogs might not prepare you for, it’s this: not all college roommates get along.   As much...

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3 Tips to a Stress-Free College Semester collegetips praticaltools relationships suggestions wellness tips Sep 12, 2021

On Tik Tok, there’s a trend that has been popping up all over my For You Page: college freshmen documenting their first day of college, only to claim to go back home in the matter of days or face absolute catastrophe. As hasty as it seems, it isn’t a secret that college is stressful:...

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Managing Wellness with Art - Interview with Callum interview praticaltools therapy Sep 02, 2021

There is no need to detail the difficulties of life right now — 18 months of pandemic, global humanitarian crises, hurricanes, California on fire, a 20-year war ending.. I’m going to pause the list because I can feel my insides beginning to twitch. I’ve had this restlessness...

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Managing Your Wellbeing with a World in Crisis culture praticaltools society Aug 16, 2021

There is a lot happening in our world right now. Our brothers and sisters in Haiti and Afghanistan are in crisis. Likely your social feeds are filled with triggering images and stories that can leave you feeling helpless, scared and angry. You may sense a fluttering in your chest or a desire to...

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