mental health

Making sense of the world: A blog on Sensory Processing Disorder

Making sense of the world: A blog on Sensory Processing Disorder

Most of us encounter the world around us with ease and enthusiasm. We are able to take in and process unexpected conversations, tune out the sounds of busy life, and enjoy a wide variety of new smells and tastes. But what if the senses you rely on so heavily for these experiences fail or mislead you?

Recovery: The path worth taking

Recovery: The path worth taking

Recovery takes on many forms and is a journey we can all relate to.  It is a journey that breaks us down, challenges us, and builds us back up. Whether we are working through the loss of a loved one, battling addiction, or struggling to find a way to manage our own mental health; we all are on the journey to self-healing.

It’s That Time Again! 5 ways to ease the stress of returning to school

It’s That Time Again!   5 ways to ease the stress of returning to school

We’re fast approaching that time of back to school shopping for clothes, school supplies, backpacks, and the list goes on.  Our focus shifts from summer fun to starting school again.  Many children experience symptoms of anxiety as they prepare to return back to school such as having stomach aches, difficulty sleeping, irritability, decreased appetite, and increased meltdowns.  As parents, here are some ways you can ease your child’s anxiety at this time of transition into the school year.