Why Does the Rain Make Us SAD?

By Carissa Weber, MA, LPC, CSAC Ahhh, weather. The love-hate relationship we have with a natural occurrence completely outside ofContinue reading “Why Does the Rain Make Us SAD?”

The Power of Emotional Regulation

Emotional regulation is a skillset we learn as a way to regulate and monitor our emotions. This is different than over-feeling our emotions or ignoring and avoiding them all together. Let me explain.

Why Change is so Hard

Change is the only constant thing in our lives. Yet, change is something people have come to resent, fear, and avoid change in all possible ways. Have you ever noticed if something changes in your plans or schedule throw you off? You are among the million of people in the world who experience the same thing.

Distress Tolerance and How Wise Mind Helps us Accept What is Going on

Welcome back to the third episode of distress tolerance! I really love talking about distress tolerance skills! They help us increase frustration tolerance, build new connections between our prefrontal cortex and that darn amygdala, and release feel good neurotransmitters to calm down our triple F response. Because of all of those benefits, distress tolerance skills get 3 whole posts!

Plants and Mental Health: Why They Pair Together

By Carissa Weber If you haven’t figured it out yet, I am a plant enthusiast. I absolutely love plants! TheyContinue reading “Plants and Mental Health: Why They Pair Together”

Mental Health Awareness Month: What is it and why it is so Important

By Carissa Weber You may be seeing the green ribbons all over social media lately. That green ribbon represents mentalContinue reading “Mental Health Awareness Month: What is it and why it is so Important”