How to support a friend that is grieving

Here’s the deal, sometimes people get stumped with their words during conversations, especially when the topic is emotionally charged. Being on the receiving end of a conversation about loss and grief is very complicated (understatement, right!?) Perhaps as complicated as grief itself. So Rather than being upset that people don’t respond well or getting stuck … More How to support a friend that is grieving

Yoga is no match for Mackey, the therapy dog; keep it fun!

Meet Mackey! he’s our therapy dog. We call this “When your practice is challenged by a k9…” Even yoga can get too serious so this lil pup made us all laugh and reminded us not to take life … or yoga too serious. Do you have any stories that remind you to keep things light … More Yoga is no match for Mackey, the therapy dog; keep it fun!

Loss is real … time to validate the feelings

Losing a job? Losing a friend? Losing a loved one? This blog post is less about the answers and more about validating the feelings during those moments. They’re happening, man! The feelings are real, deep, and gnarly. They’re that moment when it’s as if someone punched you in the stomach and laughed in your face. … More Loss is real … time to validate the feelings

How to really help teens succeed… (Guess what? it’s not always therapy)

Remember being in your teens ? The last thing we wanted to do is talk to someone about our feelings. Lucky for us, we don’t have to “make” kiddos spill their guts in therapy to feel better. In fact, we have found that the “spilling-guts-technique” can be really counterintuitive for some people if done without creating … More How to really help teens succeed… (Guess what? it’s not always therapy)