History of all our past Blog posts

Depression

Nearly 7 percent of, or approximately 15.7 million, American adults are affected by depression. Many of us are no longer shocked by that statistic as we may have loved ones who have struggled with depression or had encounters with it ourselves.   However, many of us would be shocked if we understood the extent to which depression…

4 Ways To Stop Anxiety/Panic Attack

Some anxiety is good.  It’s true! A little bit of anxiety helps to keep us safe and out of trouble (our brains are biologically wired to protect us) and keeps us engaged and performing at a higher level. Unfortunately, though, there are millions of people suffering with way too much anxiety. They can spend time…

Insomnia Causing Problems?

Tossing and turning night after night? Don’t automatically reach for the pill bottle. New guidelines say the first choice to treat chronic insomnia should be cognitive behavioral therapy — a way to condition your body to slumber again. It takes more time and effort than popping a pill, but the American College of Physicians said…

AccessPoint O2B – Access new oxygen bar

Access Oxygen Bar AccessPoint O2B – Our new oxygen bar will be opening in March 2016. It will be a relaxing environment where people can sit quietly, both after counseling sessions or anytime, to breathe over 80% pure oxygen from a nasal cannula (nose hose). The air we normally breathe contains about 21% oxygen the…

Tragedy Begins Where Crisis Ends

“I’m sorry, you are too late, we can’t print your boarding passes” “But there is still 20 minutes before the plane takes off!” “It’s policy, There’s nothing I can do” “okay… well, when is the next flight out? We have class in the morning!” “Tomorrow” Tomorrow. 24 hours from where we were. As the nice…

Emotional Intelligence – Part 2

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE The following strategies are used to improve skills in each area of Emotional Intelligence. Some of the areas explored are: Self-awareness, is the ability to recognize an emotion as it “happens”, is the key to EQ. Most of us are on “auto-pilot” experiencing emotions all throughout our day, but never really realizing that…