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, […]

Friendship

What is friendship? According to a basic google search, it is a noun meaning, “the emotions or conduct of friends; the state of being friends”. Some synonyms for “friendship” are: close relationship, mutual attachment, bond, tie, link, and union.  Although this definitely would be considered a definition of friendship- to me it seems a little […]

“An Eye For an Eye”

Mahatma Ghandi. Even if you don’t really KNOW much about him, it’s inevitable that you’re at least familiar with one of his famous quotes. Perhaps you are familiar with, “As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world – that is the myth of the atomic age – […]

Random Acts of Kindness

Ironically enough, as  I was sitting at my desk last Friday, reading an article on Tiny Buddha posted by Caroline Harper titled “You Don’t Need to Do Big Things to Change the World” … I heard a knock at the office door. When I opened it, there was a woman standing there who looked like […]

Compassion and Resilience: The Story of a Lost Dog

The past few weeks we have talked quite a bit about self-love and self- compassion. This week, I would really like to touch on the other end of the spectrum… compassion and love for others. (If you missed our blogs on self-love and compassion, feel free to check those out first!: Increasing Self-Love, Being Single […]

Welcoming 2016 and Making it Your Best Year.

At the start of every New Year comes resolutions, promises, and change. Typically these resolutions include loosing weight, eating healthy, changing a bad habit, etc. While these are great goals to set for ourselves, most of the time our resolutions die out halfway through the year. Dr. Elisa Medhus’ article, “6 Choices To Make 2016 Your Most […]

Making More Out of Work in 2016

As 2015 and the Holiday season are just about over this signifies a time for change within the upcoming New Year. Regardless of whether or not you plan on making changes in your overall life, there is always room to enjoy our jobs a little more. This is especially true due not feeling too excited about getting back into […]

Having Gratitude During the Holidays.

It’s officially December. You have made it to the last month of the year and the peak of the Holiday season! December can be a stressful, hectic, tiring month, but it is also a very rewarding month filled with family, friends, and love. However, often times our perception gets clouded due to high stress we […]

Hello from our newest counselor, Manijeh Sheik!

After many years of self-exploration and hard work, I am thrilled to be joining Life Skills Resource Group as a mental health counselor intern! I know my journey getting to this point wasn’t easy and I know it probably wasn’t easy for you to find me. I look forward to meeting you and walking with you […]

Why group therapy?

We are excited to announce Cindy’s new and upcoming 12-week Process Oriented Group Therapy beginning Monday, August 17th! Sharing your personal experiences, feelings, and thoughts to one stranger, let alone a group of strangers can be extremely nerve-wracking and intimidating. But what many do not know is how beneficial and rewarding group therapy can be. […]

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