The Anxious Mind

Anxiety is something that everyone experiences at different levels.  This week Risa Bos, Orlando Mental Health Counselor and Clinical Hypnotherapist discusses strategies for calming the anxious mind. You’re at a stop light at the height of morning rush hour traffic.  You are cutting it pretty close since you had to swing by school and drop […]

What Does Anxiety in Children and Teens Look Like?

This week Orlando Counselor Juliana Ochoa shares her experience and expertise regarding anxiety and how it manifests in children and teens. According to the Child Mind Institute Children’s Mental Health Report (2015), 80% of children with a diagnosable anxiety disorder do not get treatment. Untreated anxiety can lead to lower self-esteem, lower academic performance, lack of […]

Meet Juliana Ochoa, our newest Orlando Counselor

Hi, my name is Juliana Ochoa and I am very happy and excited to be joining the wonderful team of Orlando counselors and life coaches at Life Skills Resource Group. I look forward to meeting you! In the meantime, I will share a little about myself and why I became a therapist. I have been […]

The Truth About Anxiety

With living in such a fast passed, “go, go, go” world, it’s no surprise that so many of us deal with some higher levels of anxiety. Many things can bring us a sense of stress, overwhelming pressure, and anxiety. One person’s reasoning for these feelings of panic does not have to coincide with another’s, and […]

Practicing Mindfulness for a Happier You!

  In life, it is inevitable for us not to have “one of those days“. It’s just something we accept as part of being a human! But, sometimes, we don’t feel like we’re just having “one of those days”, but more like one of those weeks, or months, or YEARS, etc. Be it because of a […]

Awestruck

  Last week, Cindy Fabico (co-owner of Life Skills Resource Group), referred me to a Psychology Today article titled, “It’s Not All About You!” by Carlin Flora. Cindy suggested that I read it because she was so impressed and enlightened by its message, that she felt compelled to share it with others. I have to admit, […]

Embracing new change and beginnings

New beginnings are a very scary thing for most people. It is a time of change, varying from small to large, and with change comes adjustment. I think it is safe to say that humans are not too fond of adjusting their daily lives and routines even when it is warranted. We would much rather continue […]

Taking back over after an Amygdala Hijacking

Have you ever felt overwhelmed by emotion? Have you ever been so angry, sad, or worried you felt like you just couldn’t think? Or your thinking was happening, but it all felt really fast, out-of-control, and going in an even more emotional direction? Or have you reacted in a way that (in hindsight) you think […]

Welcoming Krista back!

  I am so extremely honored to be rejoining Life Skills Resource Group as a counselor, specifically a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern! Cindy Fabico, Amy Smith, Risa Bos, Kelli Skorman, and Jessica Carmean have been mentors, teachers, and friends as I completed my graduate program at the top-ten nationally-ranked University of Central Florida, and […]

On the road to happiness, one step at a time.

This week it seems that MindBodyGreen has published a surplus of articles all relating back to happiness. The first article that I came across was by Shannon Kaiser on “20 Signs You’re Happier Than You Give Yourself Credit For.” This sparked my interest right away, as I have  found that I describe myself as unhappy […]

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