Mindfully Merry: How to Stay Present this Holiday Season

mindfulness during the holiday season

The Holiday season can bring a mixed bag of emotions: excitement, cheer, stress, exhaustion and even guilt. With all that is happening this time of year, it’s easy to get distracted and overwhelmed. Want to stay present? Here are 3 tips.

The Power of Invalidation: 5 Things Not to Say-UPDATED

What is Invalidation? How to Validate Someone

Validation is a critical communication tool and expression of love and acceptance in relationships. It says I hear you. I see you. I care about your feelings. Its importance cannot be overstated. Read 5 things NOT to say when trying to be supportive.

How Do I Know When I’m Hungry?

Dr. Jamie Long | Ft. Lauderdale Psychologist

Oftentimes food cravings caused by emotions are confused as physical hunger cues. Food is tangled with many emotions in our culture such as boredom, celebration, pleasure, reward, etc. Read more to learn the difference.