Grief impacts us in significant ways – and you might not even know that grief is what you are experiencing. As human beings, we do not view grief as a set of problematic feelings or symptoms that need to be managed or mitigated or ultimately gotten over. Grief is a natural reaction to loss. It is important to understand the …

This week, Governor Wolf expanded the mask wearing order in Pennsylvania to make mask wearing mandatory whenever you leave home for everyone two and older. Wearing a mask can be a challenge. It’s not part of our normal routine, masks can feel uncomfortable, and sometimes we just don’t want to wear one– but we do, because we have the cognitive …

You are probably familiar with the word mindfulness. It’s talked about a lot – and for good reason! The benefits of mindfulness are powerful. However, it can feel overwhelming to know where to start. Mindfulness can feel like a huge, intangible thing that some people are able to cultivate and others just naturally aren’t. Luckily, mindfulness is actually something that …

I want to acknowledge, reflect, and celebrate this historic day. June 19th, known as Juneteenth and Emancipation Day, marked the end of slavery in the United States in 1865. Though we cannot close our doors this year in recognition of June 19th due to the financial impact of the pandemic, this is an important moment to honor Black history and …