You’ve registered for the Open! Congratulations! Whether you joined CrossFit last week or you’re a seasoned veteran, it’s an exciting time to be a CrossFit athlete. When we gather around the screen to watch the Workout of the Day (WOD) announcements, we go through a variety of different thoughts and feelings: “Oh wow, that’s going
I never had the opportunity to meet Sandra Cook, but from what I’m reading she was a kind, successful, classy, beautiful, admired, and intelligent woman. It will shock many to learn that a woman with these qualities could be a victim of domestic violence. I want to share Sandra’s story in an effort to remind
Talking terrorism with kids is tough, but don’t dismiss it By Sara Paulson, FLORIDA TODAY 10:11 a.m. EST January 28, 2016 Click Here to View the Article in Newspaper Format (pdf) Yeah, it’s a discussion parents don’t want to have. But brushing off your child’s fears isn’t the answer, one expert explains.
By Emily Tonn, RMHCI There are many different kinds of mothers. While mothers have their own personal identity, all mothers share some commonalities. Every family system, and each mother within, is unique, and brings individualized challenges. Mothers often feel as though they are expected to be strong and “keep it all together”. These external
New year, new mindset: Female support groups launched By Sara Paulson, FLORIDA TODAY 2:10 p.m. EST January 8, 2016 Beachside counselors offer opportunity to connect, share experience with like-minded women Click Here to View the Article in Newspaper Format (pdf) Kristin Woodling kept seeing the same issues seep into therapy sessions. All came from different individuals who
By: Kristin Woodling, LMHC Do you recall how good it feels when you vent to an attentive friend about something that is bothering you, and before they give advice or offer their opinion, they just say “I understand what you’re saying and that stinks!” When someone is able to simply validate what we feel, it
By: Emily Tonn, RMHCI During the holidays, most of us find ourselves immersed in the balancing act of enjoying the holidays to the fullest, meeting the expectations of family and friends, and managing the overall stress and anxiety that can come with hosting and attending multiple events. A common stressor during this season