A Guided Healing Light Meditation

The Nystrom & Associates provider consulted for this article is Dr. Karin Ryan, PsyD, LP, Clinic Director, Outpatient Therapist.    Meditation can sometimes seem complicated. Often, when we think about meditating, we think about a process that involves hours of stillness and practice. In reality, meditation is quite simple. It is a mind-body connection...

8 Mindfulness Techniques to Reduce Stress

The Nystrom & Associates provider consulted for this article is Lisa Dee, LMFT, Clinic Site Director, DBT Team Lead, Certified DBT Clinician.   What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is a way of connecting to the present moment through the awareness of our surroundings, thoughts, and sensations. Throughout our day, our minds are constantly thinking about the past or future. The...