Anxiety is part of being alive…unfortunately! Our brains have an amazing signaling system built-in to keep us alive and safe by constantly scanning our surroundings and our bodies to check to see if we’re in danger. This very normal system shifts into an anxiety issue when it gets stuck in over-drive.
Depression is a term that’s thrown around a lot these days, but there are two major types of depression – Situational and Clinical. With situational depression, you may be experiencing many of the symptoms of depression due to a situation you’re currently undergoing such as a break-up, life transition,
Trauma comes in all shapes and sizes, and its power over us can be debilitating. Trauma occurs when something terrifying happens to us, or if we witness a terrifying and/or life threatening event happening to someone else.
You may have heard of the “stages of grief,” and many people think it should be a linear process. However, grief in all its forms smacks us in the face like a wave in the ocean when we least expect it!
Mindfulness is the non-judgmental awareness of the present moment. Essentially it’s noticing what’s happening inside and outside of you in this moment without placing judgment on it. That whole “non-judgmental” piece is so hard for most of us.
Sex positivity means having or promoting an open, tolerant, or progressive attitude towards sex and sexuality…and we are exactly that! We offer acceptance, compassion, understanding, and curiosity when it comes to exploring concerns regarding sex, identity, relationships, and sexuality in general.