Category Archives: stress

Art & Social Justice

Art & Social Justice “Artists are here to disturb the peace. They have to disturb the peace. Otherwise, chaos.”  James Baldwin As we have watched unprecedented events unfold throughout our country, we are reminded of the transformative power of art. Art and social justice are deeply connected.  Speaking truth though art has a long and mighty […]

The Art of Mindfulness: 3 Ways to Tap Into Your Inner Kid

“In eternity there is indeed something true and sublime. But all these times and places and occasions are now and here. ” ~Thoreau   “Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.   This kind of attention nurtures greater awareness, clarity, and acceptance of present-moment reality.” ~Kabat-Zinn Mindfulness […]

The Ethics of Self-Care

We’ve all been there. Our work is satisfying, fulfilling, and…not always easy.   In Section C of the American Counseling Association Code of Ethics: “…In addition, counselors engage in self-care activities to maintain and promote their own emotional, physical, mental, and spiritual well-being to best meet their professional responsibilities…” (If you abide by a different […]

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