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5 ways to decrease anxiety

By Marie Choppin As everyone knows, anxiety and stress are part of our everyday life. As a society and especially in large metropolitan areas like Washington, D.C., the level of stress can feel palpable – it’s all around us – in the traffic, the rushed energy of people in line at Starbucks, and the conversations

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Gwendolyn Webb

Interrupting Nightmares for Peaceful Sleep

As a sleep specialist and someone passionate about helping people get good sleep, I was recently asked for advice on nightmares. I realized that, while I do a lot with sleep and insomnia, I didn’t have this specific knowledge. So, as all professionals do, I decided to  do some research and learn more. Although we

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Gwendolyn Webb

500,000+ | One Year | Resilience | Flexibility | Adaptability

  As I write this post, over 500,000 people in the United States have died from Covid-19. This means that over 500,000 families and loved ones are grieving. It is hard to imagine the devastating loss this is to so many people and our country as a whole. As well, we are almost one year

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Gwendolyn Webb

4 Ways to Connect and Remove Barriers in Your Relationship

A Poem by Pablo Neruda: She:  The farthest stars are entangled in your arms.  I am afraid.  Forgive my not having arrived sooner.He:  A smile from you erases all of the past.  Your sweet lips shelter what is already far away. Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find

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Niki

5 Ways to Reach Your New Year’s Goals

By Marie Choppin New Year’s resolutions have been around for over 4,000 years starting with the Babylonians, to the Ancient Romans, until now. Resolutions for the New Year used to mean promising to a God to do better this year and think about past mistakes and how to right them in the coming year. Though

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Niki

5 Ways A DBT Practice Can Help Settle Our Minds & Bodies

By Alexis Friedlander, LMSW Developing a Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) practice may prove very helpful to calm our minds and bodies. DBT is an evidence-based intervention that was developed by Marsha Linehan in the 1980s to treat people with borderline personality disorder (Linehan, 2014). Over the years, it has become a well-known practice benefitting diverse

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