Tag: anxiety

Four Tips to Protect Your Relationship from Holiday Stress

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For some people this is the most wonderful time of the year.  They look forward to the music, decor, and holiday dinners all year long. Yet, for for others the holidays are the MOST DREADED time of the year.  The hustle and bustle of holiday shopping, decorating, and parties leaves them feeling more stressed than blessed.  Before they know it, they find themselves taking their frustration out on their partners.  Argh!

Pause.  

Deep breaths.

Just because everyone else is caught up in the holiday craze doesn't meant you have to join.

#WHATYOURTHERAPISTWANTSYOUTOKNOW is you CAN avoid the madness. 

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  • Holidays
  • Marriage
  • Relationships

Tags:

  • anxiety
  • boundaries
  • communication
  • connection
  • couples therapy
  • marriage counseling
  • marriage therapy
  • relationship care
  • relationships

Female Sexual Pain: 6 Ways to Empower Yourself & Begin Healing

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6 Ways to Empower Yourself & Begin Healing

If you grew up in a sex-positive home where questions regarding sex were encouraged and openly discussed then you’re one of the lucky few.  Most people receive limited to no discussion regarding sex from their parents.  Parents often struggle to explain sexual wellness basics and completely leave out any discussion regarding pain/pleasure. It should be no surprise then that millions of women suffer from pain during intercourse/penetration and are unsure about what is happening to them or whom to consult.

What Is Female Sexual Pain?

The medical term for genital pain is DYSPAREUNIA.  Dyspareunia is the ongoing or recurrent genital pain occurring before, dur ...

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  • Relationships
  • Self-Care
  • Sex Education
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Pain
  • Sexuality
  • Trauma
  • Women

Tags:

  • anxiety
  • couples therapy
  • depression
  • dyspareunia
  • female sexual pain
  • self-care
  • sexual health
  • trauma
  • vaginismus
  • vulvodynia
  • women's sexual health

Self-Care When The World Feels Unsafe

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SELF-CARE WHEN THE WORLD FEELS UNSAFE

What a challenging time to be alive.

[sigh]

All the violence this week has left many of us experiencing intense & overwhelming emotions--not knowing how to manage the heaviness in our hearts. Before continuing our desire series we wanted to address the collective grief & trauma many are experiencing today.

During times of despair, it's common to overlook our self-care.  Poor self-care can contribute to our state of unease and even lower our immune system.  Though these few isolated activities won't solve the tremendous problems we're facing they may better equip us to be part of the solution.  

If the emotions ...

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  • Self-Care

Tags:

  • anxiety
  • boundaries
  • depression
  • grief
  • relationships
  • self-care
  • world events

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