Lisa Foster, LPCC-S, ATRWillow Wisdom

Depression can be a lot like a bout with the flu or some other virus. You feel awful and have no energy. You move slow, and even brushing your teeth can feel like a monumental task. All you want to do is curl up under a warm blanket and be left alone. And yet, while this may be just the … Read More

Getting Back Into a Routine After Winter Break

Erin Wiley, MA, LPCCWillow Wisdom

Oh, the holiday season! Hopefully some time off work to reconnect with friends, family, and loved ones. The kids are out of school, and often times, our daily is routine is out of whack, or completely lost, by this time in the break. All that said, most youth will be returning to school or childcare within the next week or … Read More

Performance Anxiety

Liza Simrell, LPCC-SWillow Wisdom

Performance anxiety: Whether you are an athlete, actor, musician, comedian or anyone who is giving a performance there is a level of anxiety/nervousness to be had before and during your performance. Some people experience a level of anxiety about their performance that debilitates them from doing there best and sometimes even being able to perform. Nervousness/anxiety in small doses are … Read More

The Joy of Choosing Happiness

Ellen Larabee, LPCCWillow Wisdom

The Joy of Choosing Happiness…                                Many of the emotions we experience as human beings are “made” as if an individual has no control or options about it.  You know, “You make me so happy!”  Or more frequently, “You make me so mad!”  It’s a misconception that is detrimental to anyone who seeks to have control over his or her own … Read More