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?”
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.
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.
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!
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”
By Carissa Weber Welcome back to part two of CBT! Cognitive behavioral therapy is such an important way to healContinue reading “Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Part Deux”
By Carissa Weber On to more of the healthy and healing skills (finally)! These are the posts I bet theContinue reading “Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Why it Works”
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”
By Carissa Weber Everyone is always trying to find ways to calm themselves. In the busy world of ours thatContinue reading “Mindfulness: The Art of Becoming Calm, Cool, and Collected”
By Carissa Weber In a world that is run on caffeine and deadlines, we often overlook our routines. Sure, weContinue reading “Why your Brain Needs a Routine”