Self Care Gift Guide. 2022

By Emma Ekum "Self-Care Gift Guide 2022" *Almost* as Good as Therapy Gift Guide 2022: Treat Yourself or Someone You Love Avedian Counseling Center can’t stress enough how important practicing self-care can be for your mental health. Self-care is ...

How Does Your Message Land? 

How Does Your Message Land?  Are you aware of how your communication lands when speaking with someone? As we strengthen our emotional intelligence, we gain insight into how we impact those around us.  It’s not uncommon to speak with good int ...

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion By Alex Mirsakova , AMFT We live in a fast-paced, high- stress society, one that highlights constant productivity and achievement. The concept of slowing down and taking a break seems out of the question for many of ...

Gratitude: Anita

Gratitude By: Anita What is gratitude? Gratitude is more than a word; it is a belief. We often hear the word gratitude, but we often don’t understand the real meaning of it. Gratitude means to be thankful. Seems simple, but if t ...

Crafting from Nature: Anita Avedian

Crafting from Nature: Anita Avedian Nature can provide amazing artistic outlets and brighten up a space. From looking outside your window to integrating plants inside the house. However, what if you don’t have a green thumb or much of a creative bone ...

Breadcrumbs: A Trail Leading to Nowhere

Breadcrumbs: A Trail Leading to Nowhere Dating and relationships can be complicated enough. Their complexity is heightened further as we try to navigate unhealthy behaviors and confusing terminologies. For example, most of us have heard of "ghosting," ...

Rethink Vacationing and Envision a Staycation

Rethink Vacationing and Envision a Staycation By: Destiny Johnson Since the pandemic began opportunities for travel have decreased. There have been many rescheduled or postponed vacations with individuals hoping for the end of COVID – 19. Many trav ...

Mindful Talking

Mindful Talking By: Destiny Johnson Have you ever spoken to someone, and kept getting interrupted? Trying to get a word in at times can be quite challenging in conversations when mindful talking isn’t used. This happens from time to time when speak ...

Dealing with Loss of plans or dreams

By: Destiny Johnson - Career Counselor at Avedian Counseling Center As humans, we tend to be drawn to achievement and progress. We set goals and seek ways to fulfill them. Accomplishments give us all a sense of pride and confidence. When we can dream ...