History of all our past Blog posts

What is Inattentive ADD?

Do you know anyone who constantly loses her car keys? Or maybe their glasses? You know the type – the potential absent-minded professor type or the chronic daydreamer who appears forgetful, careless or even apathetic. We all know someone like that. At Access Counseling, we prefer the term Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) because ADHD highlights…

Meditation – the proof is in!

What if I told you there’s a way to improve your memory, reduce stress, and increase your ability to learn… and best of all, you can do it from YOUR COUCH. Sounds crazy, right? Well, it’s true – and there’s scientific proof. I’m talking about meditation… but not the kind where you sit cross-legged on…

Lack of Faith?

Do you ever struggle with a lack of faith? Faith is not something we just have or do not have. It involves a process of ups and downs, victories and setbacks, triumphs and disappointments with every passing day. That’s because faith is an aspect of our interactive relationship with God—a product of our walk with…

Why You Want To Make Sleep A Priority

If you have followed my work, then you likely know that I recommend three simple strategies to achieve optimal brain health. Develop brain envy (you have to really care about it) Engage in regular brain-healthy habits Avoid anything that hurts your brain But did you know that one of the fastest ways to hurt your…

Memory loss or toxic exposure

What is toxic exposure? How do you know if you have it? Toxic exposure can cover a variety of things, including self-inflicted toxins (such as drugs, and alcohol), medical treatments such as chemotherapy, and environmental exposures to carbon monoxide or mold.  It can be very difficult to know that you have one of these, unless you…

The Importance of Getting Good Sleep

Do you have trouble falling asleep? Do you go to sleep easily but wake up repeatedly throughout the night? Do you find it hard to drag yourself out of bed in the morning? Do you or your significant other snore? Do you regularly get less than seven hours of sleep per night? If you answered…

Do you tend to be negative?

My professional experience and research shows me that negativity is the default position of the human psyche, part of the brain’s survival system, which is why it’s so hard to eradicate. Why would our brains make us so negative? The reality is that the brain is hardwired for negativity. Studies of brain development and observations…