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Oct 29, 2018

Touch and smell are two of the five senses. They are a great way to ground your mind and body so that you are "in the moment." Being "in the moment" requires your mind and body to slow down thus reducing your anxiety response. In this episode, Vincent and Laura discuss ways that you can use touch and smell to restore...

Oct 22, 2018

Creating and learning are some of the best activities to keep your mind sharp. When you learn, you are creating new neural connections in the brain that helps to reduce memory loss as you age. In this episode, Vincent and Laura discuss ways that you can create and learn to help overcome your anxiety and depression.

Oct 15, 2018

Appreciating things of beauty or experiencing aesthetically pleasing activities help you to get in touch with your senses and use them. By using your senses, you are better able to ground yourself and be in the "present." In this episode, Vincent and Laura discuss aesthetics (or appreciating beauty) and give...

Oct 8, 2018

The more people that you are connected to, the less likely you are to become depressed. If you suffer from depression, joining a group or participating in the community could help you recover and prevent relapse. In today's episode, Vincent and Laura talk about socializing and the benefits of it.

Oct 1, 2018

Much like we discussed last week about babies, animals, especially pets, can provide wonderful opportunities to laugh and brighten our spirits. Enjoying scenes from nature also helps us to see outside of ourselves and to feel like a part of something “bigger.”  In today's episode, Vincent and Laura will look at some...