Lessons from Sesame Street – Part 5

This is the fifth and final part of our series based on nextavenue.org’s article, 5 ‘Sesame Street’ Lessons We Need Again as Adults. Lesson 5: When All Else Fails, Dance Watch how this adorable little girl freestyles with Paul Simon: You know that feeling of just...

Lessons from Sesame Street – Part 4

This is part 4 of a 5-part series from nextavenue.org’s article “5 Sesame Street Lessons We Need Again as Adults.” Once again, Sesame Street gives us a priceless helping of simple yet profound wisdom. So far in this series, we’ve been reminded of the importance...

Lessons from Sesame Street – Part 1

We found a great article from nextavenue.org and we’d like to share our take on it with you. This is Part 1 of a 5-part blog series. You’d be hard pressed to find someone who isn’t familiar with Sesame Street. The beloved children’s television show made its television...

Mindfulness: How to Practice It (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of 2. To read Part 1, go here. In our previous post, we defined mindfulness and discussed the science behind it. Mindfulness actually changes the brain and yields a number of results, including reduced stress, better body image, and reduced depression...

What is ‘Wise Mind’?

by Bianca VonBank, LMFT Have you ever had a moment where you felt a sense of calm and knew what you needed to do or what was going to be best and you were able to act from that place? Kind of like what Oprah calls an “Ah-ha moment”? Or, have you ever been...