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All of the Feels: Accepting the Gifts of Emotion

By Brenna Gonzales, MS, LPC, Rio Retreat Center at The Meadows Therapist In our culture, we are taught that certain feelings are off limits. There is a general sense that if you’re not happy most o...

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Who Am I, Really? Moving Beyond Childhood Family Roles

By Tracy Harder, Therapist at Rio Retreat Center at The Meadows Were you the good kid in your family? The one who made everyone look good? Or were you the quiet one who stayed off the radar not att...

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Hooked on Love

By Jill Vermeire, MFT, CSAT-S, Willow House at The Meadows Program Director You might be a Love Addict if: You always fall for toxic or unavailable people. You would rather be in a bad rela...

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Shoulda Set Some Boundaries

By Caileigh Smith, MC, LAC We often try to motivate ourselves through should statements: “I should have done better.” “I shouldn’t have said that.” “I should only have one cookie.” Read More

Don’t Carry Shame into The New Year

By Caileigh Smith, MC, LAC Have you ever sent the wrong text message to the exact wrong person? I have. In fact, I did it recently. I sent a message about a person TO THAT person—the horror! The co...

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A Meditation on Grief

Lara Rosenberg is the Trauma Yoga consultant at The Meadows. In this video, she leads a brief meditation on grief: Read ...

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