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 […]

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 […]

20 Easy Tips to Help You Recenter Yourself During the Holidays

With the holiday season amidst, it can be easy for us to feel preoccupied, rushed, and worried. It’s almost ironic how this time of year is supposed to be the most relaxing yet, for many of us, it can end up being the polar opposite. Racing thoughts and last minute shopping can really take a […]

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 […]

The Importance of Self-Love

A few weeks ago Sabina posted an informative blog about self-love versus self-hatred, and the different ways you can incorporate self-love into your life. I felt that this topic was so important (especially with Valentine’s Day right around the corner) that now would be a perfect time to talk more about what self-love is, and […]

What do you have to gift this holiday season? Yourself.

I’ve been thinking a lot about the upcoming holiday season. In this week of Thanksgiving I want to be present, thankful, focused on spending time with my loved ones. I’m finding myself also beginning to plan for gift-giving (and to realize I’m already behind…). My family celebrates Christmas, but maybe you’re thinking about Hanukkah (already […]

When Stress Goes Rogue, Say Hello to Anxiety: A Guide to Managing and Reducing Your Stress

Stress, it’s the ubiquitous toxic influence of our time.  Our relentless, competitive, materialistic culture seems to manufacture stress, and it is never out-of-stock.  The medical community tells us that excessive stress can lead to physical ailments, such as high blood pressure, stroke, heart disease and even cancer.  And from a mental health perspective, stress left […]

Tragedy, grief, loss, and compassion

I feel I would be remiss if I didn’t address the events in Boston in this week’s blog, and yet I’m concerned that we’re all a little overloaded with news, and maybe it would be better to take a step back. I don’t know what is best.  But I do know this: as a human […]