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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...

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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. ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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