Category: Wellness

Strength’s Weakness by Steve Thomas, PLMHP

It is peculiar to me how strength is defined in the mind. The description can sometimes be one dimensional and very specific and at other moments, polymorphous and vague. There are occasions when that which we think is strength is not strength at all and other occasions in which we demonstrate strength unaware. Emotions elicit […]

Written by on July 1, 2022

Why is Black Mental Health Important? – by Tracey Pearson, LMHP

Why is Black Mental Health Important? Before we answer this question, let’s talk about why mental health is important.  Our mental health shows up in how we think, feel, and act.  The better our mental health, the better we think, feel and act. This makes taking care of our mental health extremely important because it […]

Written by on June 20, 2022

The Measurement of Time by Steve Thomas, PLMHP

Contrary to prevailing beliefs, becoming a sage or a doyenne is not a goal or aspiration; it is a phenomenon. If we seek it, we will not find it; if we lay claim to it, we lose it. For if you were to arrive there, cast away by the tempest of life, you would find […]

Written by on May 4, 2022

Palingenesis “Proof of Life” by Steve Thomas, PLMHP

Palingenesis (/ˌpælɪnˈdʒɛnəsɪs/) From the Greek palin, meaning ‘again’, and genesis, meaning ‘birth’. It represents the concept of rebirth or re-creation; a new beginning; to begin again.   Hope can be an absurd quality. It holds tightly to our projections and takes a circuitous route through the rational and irrational pathways of our mind to an imagined […]

Written by on April 1, 2022

Arbor Fall Webinar Series

  Arbor Fall Webinar Series Fall 2021 Webinars Take advantage of the fall webinar series. A curated collection of 30 minute seminars presented by a variety of the clinicians at Arbor. It is good to stop by for a few tips, but also get to know and hear from the different counselors within our Employee […]

Written by on October 21, 2021

In Full Spring!

Arbor Family Counseling EAP Perspectives   In Full Spring – May, 2021 Relaxation and Meditation Resources: It has been a year of change and stress for all of us. COVID has taught us to focus on ourselves when the world around us becomes unpredictable and difficult. Our experiences this past year have taught us that […]

Written by on May 4, 2021

Budgeting 101

Budgeting 101Budgeting 101 Take advantage of our budgeting presentation and call us with any questions any time!!   Budgeting 101

Written by on April 23, 2015

The Key to Anxiety

People often live with anxiety for years, not knowing how much it is building until they find they are no longer able to relax as often, sleep as easily or enjoy life as purely as they did! When I first meet with someone who is asking for help with “stress”, “feeling overwhelmed” or even “panic […]

Written by on January 20, 2015

The Speed of Spring!

“It’s spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.”  – Rainer Maria Rilke With winter in our rearview mirror, the stress of busyness abounds! Need stress relaxation? Try slowing to the speed of Spring! Follow the suggestions below to release and let go of your need to control: * Spend […]

Written by on March 27, 2014

Olympic Style Goals

I am definitely enjoying the amazing accomplishments of all of the Winter Games!! Each day as I see how one-hundreds and one-thousands of a second mean the difference between gold, silver and bronze, I am inspired at the dedication these athletes have maintained to their goals! In our world, we may not be racing down […]

Written by on February 16, 2014