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Anxiety and Stress

Care for Caregivers: Thursdays in Alexandria

Care for Caregivers Support Group Caring for our loved ones is generally done out of compassion and love.  Therefore, we often don’t recognize the toll they can take on our mental, physical and emotional reserves. Becoming […]
By |June 28th, 2016|Anxiety and Stress, Groups, Relationships|Comments Off on Care for Caregivers: Thursdays in Alexandria

Mindful Mondays: Mindfulness in Everyday Life

“Create a clearing in the dense forest of your life and wait there patiently, until the song that is your life falls into your own cupped hands and you recognize and greet it.” ~from “Clearing” by Martha Postlewaite
By |June 28th, 2016|Anxiety and Stress, Groups, Mindfulness|Comments Off on Mindful Mondays: Mindfulness in Everyday Life

Free Workshop: What About Me? Family Caregiver Coping Skills

I am excited to be offering the following free workshop on July 7 at Arden Courts of Fair Oaks in Fairfax, VA. I will be speaking with caregivers about the unique challenges that come with caring for an ill loved one. If you or someone you know is struggling […]
By |June 27th, 2016|Anxiety and Stress, Groups, Relationships, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Free Workshop: What About Me? Family Caregiver Coping Skills

FAQ about Mindfulness and Therapy

You’ve likely heard at least one person talking about “mindfulness” in recent months. It’s seems it’s everywhere and everyone is doing it. It’s been touted as a cure for everything from anxiety to acne. With all the buzz about […]
By |October 16th, 2015|Anxiety and Stress, Mindfulness, Uncategorized|Comments Off on FAQ about Mindfulness and Therapy

Wellness Wednesdays – October: Self-Care for the Caregiver

Meladie Burke, LPC and Virginia Lindahl, PhD present Wellness Wednesdays October – Self-Care for Caregivers October 14, 2015 12:00-1:00 300 North Washington Street, Ste. 607 Alexandria, VA 22314
By |October 4th, 2015|Anxiety and Stress, Groups, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wellness Wednesdays – October: Self-Care for the Caregiver

4-7-8 Breath

Boy, was the month of September a busy one! I and my family enjoyed a very relaxing and enjoyable summer. However, September came and swept us back into getting things done mode.  I noticed my system suddenly pushed into […]
By |October 3rd, 2015|Anxiety and Stress, Mindfulness, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 4-7-8 Breath

Care for Caregivers Workshop – Sunday, June 7, 5-6:30

Whether we serve as medical professionals, parents, educators, clergy, or a member of the human race, from time to time we are called upon to care for others as part of our personal or professional lives. These acts of […]
By |May 14th, 2015|Anxiety and Stress, Groups, Mindfulness|Comments Off on Care for Caregivers Workshop – Sunday, June 7, 5-6:30

Could You Have Impostor Syndrome?

Most of us have had an experience of feeling we are not good enough at our jobs despite evidence to the contrary. If this is a consistent theme in your stream of thoughts, you may be experiencing “impostor syndrome”. My friend and colleague Elizabeth Brokamp, shared the […]
By |April 27th, 2015|Anxiety and Stress, Uncategorized, Work|Comments Off on Could You Have Impostor Syndrome?

HOW Do I Change My Brain? – Relieving Anxiety and Depression

In a previous post I discussed the new information we’ve learned in the past decade about neuroplasticity and the hope it provides those who are struggling with anxiety and depression. So, now that we understand why our […]
By |April 6th, 2015|Anxiety and Stress|Comments Off on HOW Do I Change My Brain? – Relieving Anxiety and Depression

New Workshop Offering – Help for Compassion Fatigue

I am proud to announce that I will be offering an 1 1/2 hour workshop with my friend and colleague Krista Hummer on Tuesday, April 21st at 7:00 PM. This workshop will offer a highlight of the stress-relief […]
By |March 23rd, 2015|Anxiety and Stress, Groups, Mindfulness|Comments Off on New Workshop Offering – Help for Compassion Fatigue