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....

5 Effective Stress Management Tips

The Nystrom & Associates provider consulted for this article is Andy Huys, Outpatient Therapist, MA, LADC, LPCC (c).  Stress can build up on your commute, at work, and in your relationships. Some stress is natural, however, letting it continue without giving yourself a break is not. It’s important to learn how to effectively...