Category: Spirituality and Mindfulness

Rock on with the power of heavy metal
Identity and Culture
Cara Paden

Hardcore Metal is Soothing Music

Music has the power to soothe us, regardless of genre. It’s more about how we listen than what we listen to. Stereotypes about music genres are irrelevant, as music is neither good nor bad. It’s what we bring to it that gives it meaning. It’s important to find what music works for us individually, even if it’s not the norm. Experiment with different genres and styles to find what makes you feel relaxed, energized, or focused. Create a playlist or set aside time each day to listen to your chosen music, and enjoy the positive effects it can have on your wellbeing.

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A photo of child grasping a handful of leaves while playing outside. The photo is on a purple background that reads in white lettering: “Creative Arts Therapists Be Like…Imagine The Possibilities.”
Creativity and Healing
Amanda Mitchell, LCPC, BC-DMT

Taking Risks: Imagine the Possibilities

As a Creative Arts Therapist, entrepreneur, and general lover of the creative process, I find that I am most myself when I am exploring my curiosity and dreaming about what could be.

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Couples and Intimate Partners
Jordan Ferranto, LCPC, ATR

Four Ways Mindfulness Can Improve Your Sex Life

Something I often hear from folks is that they want to enjoy sex more. So I’d like to share some thoughts on how mindfulness can be an effective tool in working toward more enjoyable sex. Here are four ways in which mindfulness can improve your sex life:

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Creativity and Healing
Sondra Malling, LCPC, BC-DMT, GLCMA

From Center to Flow

Accessing creativity is important for all of us in tasks as varied as cooking and gardening to brainstorming your next big career move. But it is hard to be creative when you’re stressed or frazzled. Sometimes, you need to let go of what’s overwhelming you and center yourself to find your creative groove.

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