Self-Care: Holding Onto Good Mental Health After The Seasonal Depression

Depression

Self-Care: Holding Onto Good Mental Health After The Seasonal Depression

Seasonal depression, also referred to as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), refers to a type of depression that relates to changes in the seasons. Most people with SAD feel symptoms come on in the fall and generally feel them all through the winter. Symptoms, which include lethargy, sadness, and general depression, usually dissipate once spring arrives. With the warmer months here,...[ read more ]

The Importance of Community for Your Mental Health

Our mental health significantly impacts our quality of life, so it makes sense that we would want to do all we can to improve it. This may include things like eating healthy foods, exercising, and getting enough quality sleep each night. But there is something else that greatly influences our mental health and that is a community and a sense...[ read more ]

The Healing Power of Nature

One only needs to read a few lines from poets such as Frost, Wordsworth, and Thoreau to recognize the love for and connection to nature human beings have always had. Nature stirs our souls and imagination and brings beauty to our everyday lives. But it turns out, nature also brings a slew of benefits to our mental and physical health....[ read more ]

Benefits of a Mental Health Day from Work or School

We’ve all had those days when the alarm goes off and we lie in bed, feeling depleted of our energy, and maybe even our good mood. We think to ourselves, “I’m not really sick, but I just need a break from real life today.” While taking a sick day is common when you are feeling physically unwell, what’s not as...[ read more ]

Fort Lauderdale Location

We have exciting News! Caring Therapists of Broward is expanding once again to a second location in Fort Lauderdale!  Our new downtown Fort Lauderdale location is opening in May 2021 on the 17th floor of the Fox building.  This new office is associated with the successful practices in Davie, FL and Wellington, FL.   At our new Fort Lauderdale location, we...[ read more ]

Mental Health Habits for 2021

We live in a society that seems obsessed with physical health and weight loss. A majority of people have tried one or more diets to lose weight. People join gyms, juice, and take supplements, all in an effort to optimize their physical health. Sadly, most people don’t give their mental health a second thought. The problem is, no matter how...[ read more ]

Mental Health Tips on How to Cope With the Covid-19 Pandemic

Amanda Landry was interviewed by The CW South Florida on her tips on how to cope with Covid-19. Check out the full interview by clicking on the link below: https://www.sflcw.com/rebound/mental-health-tips-on-how-to-cope-with-the-covid-19-pandemic?fbclid=IwAR2MBZO6ZQNgxce3kuEjlBP4oIQv5mHZ0Dw_yEkmrMCgdeyA-9rIGhNKdB4 Amanda Landry, LMHC, CAP, NCC practices in a beautiful and comfortable office in Wellington, Florida.  She is the owner of Caring Therapists of Broward, a 5 star rated private practice...[ read more ]

Stress and Anxiety in the Time of Coronavirus

The outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease is often intimidating, and may cause you to become overwhelmed. Strong emotions can arise. Coping with stress during times like this will make you stronger in dealing with your emotions.  We all react differently to how we respond to stress. In this...[ read more ]

Staying Grounded During a Pandemic

Grounding is keeping oneself in control of personal emotions during a time of chaos. How then can we remain grounded as we live through the COVID-19 pandemic? Here are some ideas: Find balance between the chaos, and calm. Go outside, and become more aware of your environment. During your time outdoors, stop; take a deep breath and focus on all...[ read more ]

You Can Sit with Us

If you polled each one of my friends, they would likely say I am introverted and awkward around in new situations.  For me, it’s about creating safety and acceptance and when that’s missing, I am definitely awkward. While it takes me time to warm-up, this past year and a half of social distancing has helped me realize that even though...[ read more ]