Coping with the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic…

Coping with the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic…

This is a hygiene virus which means we need to “clean up our act”! There’s no doubt that the COVID-19 virus is scary. Anything on a pandemic scale such as this is forcing us to sit up, and pay attention…but not to panic. This unprecedented fear of the unknown we’re all dealing with is taking a huge toll on our emotional well-being and routine. It’s definitely time for an Emotional Rescue. It is giving us a message loud and clear like when our bodies shut down when we don’t listen.  We are being given a collective message (by God, Mother Earth, the Universe, Angels…whatever you believe) to wake up, slow down, and take a serious moral inventory of how we are keeping “clean”. 

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Dr. Kathy Shafer Tells Her Story in Palm Beach Post Feature

Dr. Kathy Shafer Tells Her Story in Palm Beach Post Feature

Dr. Kathy Shafer was recently interviewed and featured in the Palm Beach Post to talk about her journey with cancer and how it affected her life as a woman and a therapist, specifically, how she managed her recovery using Yoga, Meditation, Massage, and yes, therapy! Even therapists need help and the Sari Center was vital in providing it. In his article, Cancer journey gave Jupiter therapist new perspective, writer Steve Dorfman wrote:

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The Realities of Burnout and Tips to Beat It

The Realities of Burnout and Tips to Beat It

Since the World Health Organization announced Burnout as an official medical diagnosis earlier this year, it’s been all over the media. It’s not that the concept is new, researchers have been studying it since the 1970’s. In fact, it’s one of the most widely discussed mental health issues in today’s society. It’s only recently been made official because researches have finally agreed on a definition.

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Be Your Own Loving Parent

Be Your Own Loving Parent

Mother’s Day reminds us how parents and caregivers spend an extraordinary amount of time taking care of both the physical and emotional needs of others, especially children. The whole concept of loving ourselves is often ignored and our own personal needs and feelings are put on hold. It’s not typically a conscious act, but this type of self-neglect can have a negative effect on our health. Imagine how much better we would feel if we turned some of that same love and attention to ourselves, becoming our own loving parent. It’s the ultimate in self-care!

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Vibrating Health Through The Chakras (Part 3 of 3)

Vibrating Health Through The Chakras (Part 3 of 3)

Clearing the whirlpools of energetic vibration with movement is what purifies the chakra system. By releasing physical tension, you transform thought patterns or beliefs that hold this tension in place. Even 10 minutes of daily yoga, movement, or some type of contemplative practice increases stress resilience, reduces anxiety, and teaches how to refrain from engaging in the fight/flight/freeze response when triggered.

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Relationship Between Trauma and Chakra Energies (Part 2 of 3)

Relationship Between Trauma and Chakra Energies (Part 2 of 3)

The following is a brief overview that provides introductory information to help you appreciate the relationship between trauma and chakra energy. Imagine the seven chakra wheels as spinning vibrations of energy that contain certain physical, mental, and spiritual content. This article breaks down the function of each chakra, and the yoga pose that can energize or calm it down.

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Stressed or Anxious? When to Get Help.

Stressed or Anxious? When to Get Help.

The American Psychological Association’s (APA) reported in their 2017 Stress in America survey, that 36% of people said that stress makes them feel more nervous or anxious. It’s often difficult to determine the difference between stress and anxiety. Both can present symptoms such as sleepless nights, exhaustion, excessive worry, lack of focus, and irritability, as well as physical issues such as increased heart rate, headaches, etc. But there is a real difference between anxiety and stress. And often-times, one or the other can turn into a debilitating mental health issue that could require help from a therapist.

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Nurturing the Family Dynamic

Nurturing the Family Dynamic

Keeping our family in-tact can sometimes feel overwhelming. Worry about the future, discontent or divorce between parents, societal pressures, technology that changes the way we interact (social media, gaming, texting) and even a lack of self-worth (losing a sense of self) are all pressures that can affect the family. There’s a lot going on in our daily lives. So how can we, as family members and parents, nurture the family dynamic to withstand the tough days?

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Making Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

Making Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

Resolutions can be a powerful way to create a clearer path for the New Year, but because we typically don’t take them seriously, we find ourselves repeating the very same patterns we talked about changing in the first place. We all do it (there is a reason why January-March is the busiest time of year for health clubs). The trick to sticking to resolutions is to establish authentic intention that causes a shift in thinking and enables us to implement new habits. Here’s how…

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