Posts tagged Mental Health
On Medical Marijuana & Mental Health: Understanding Costs & Benefits

As a holistic practitioner, I feel that it’s my responsibility to be open to various forms of treatment and acknowledge the many different ways in which we can cope with distress.  For some of us, this may mean going to therapy, exercising regularly, or testing out “alternative” methods like acupuncture, Reiki, or massage. Here in Rhode Island, where the state approves the use of medical marijuana, that may also mean visiting Compassion Centers to utilize this substance.

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4 Things You Should Know About Yoga & Mental Health

As a licensed mental health counselor and a long-time yoga practitioner, I am a strong supporter of using a combination of practices to help you feel like the best version of yourself. For some of you, this may mean going to therapy to learn new ways of thinking, feeling, and acting. For others, you may choose Mindfulness practices like meditation and yoga to help yourself feel more grounded and at-peace. For me: I’ve always believed that using a little bit of both gives you the biggest bang for your buck.

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