The Subtle Cues of Communication
By: John Parker, MS, LMFT, SATP, CSATJohn Parker, MS, LMFT, SATP, CSAT, Therapist, Rio Retreat Center
“You cannot ‘not’ communicate.” Read More
Frozen Tears: Processing Hidden Losses
Grief is normal, it is a direct result of attachment and love. There is really no one-size-fits-all approach to grief but normal grief tends to follow a pattern whereas complicated or what psychologis...
Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label: What Does This Mean for You?
If you haven’t already noticed, you will likely start to see some significant changes to how your food is packaged and sold. ...
Mind & Heart: A Mindful Path to Wholehearted Living Workshop starts soon!
Life is challenging—there’s no way around that one. Many of us have encountered difficult situations as children and as adults: trauma, abuse, neglect, break-ups, betrayal, disappointment, failures, i...
How PTSD Treatment Cured my Back Pain and More on the Mind-Body Connection
I was diagnosed with osteoporosis in my early twenties. Why were my young bones already losing tissue? Women who struggle with anorexia nervosa, like me at the time, are at a higher risk of developing...
What I Wish I’d Known as a Teenager
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Sexual violence can lead to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), substance use disorder, depression, and other trauma-related problems. What I know now: if yo...