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Moving Beyond Shame and Unleashing Progress: Three Things to Take With You in the New Year

Moving Beyond Shame and Unleashing Progress: Three Things to Take With You in the New Year

At the start of a new year, there is often a sense of pressure to make significant changes in our lives. We strive to become better versions of ourselves or find that elusive “magic fix” that will improve everything. However, sometimes, we find ourselves stuck in our...
‘Tis the Season of Overstimulation

‘Tis the Season of Overstimulation

The holiday season can bring excitement, joy, warmth, and celebration. It can also bring stress, overwhelm, exhaustion, and overstimulation. The lights, the noise, the crowds, not to mention the additional cognitive stimulation on top of an already very busy brain. I...
The Window of Tolerance and Why It’s Important To Understand

The Window of Tolerance and Why It’s Important To Understand

The Window of Tolerance is a term created by Dr. Daniel Siegel, a Psychologist at UCLA. The optimal zone of emotions is characterized by being grounded, present, open, flexible, and curious. It’s our ability to be emotionally regulated and capable of tolerating life’s...