LIVE LONGER AND AGE BETTER WITH THESE “TIPS” ON MANAGING STRESS AND PRESERVING YOUR TELOMERES

By Kim Scott, LMFT http://www.sfvcollaborativecounseling.com The Telomere Effect by Elizabeth Blackburn, Ph.D., and Elissa Epel, Ph.D.  is an excellent book on the key factors that play into how we age, and why some people age better than others.  Their ground-breaking research uncovers the profound impact telomeres have on our health.  Telomeres are the capping structure … Continue reading LIVE LONGER AND AGE BETTER WITH THESE “TIPS” ON MANAGING STRESS AND PRESERVING YOUR TELOMERES

Lessons I Learned From Mr. Rogers

By Kim Scott, LMFT Collaborative Counseling Last weekend I went to see the movie “Won’t You Be My Neighbor”, a biographical documentary made by Morgan Neville.  I was riveted and moved.  I didn’t realize that Mister Rogers was a philosopher, child development expert and lifelong advocate for children.  I was 10 years old by the … Continue reading Lessons I Learned From Mr. Rogers

Sending Your Child Off to College: How Radical Acceptance Can Help You Understand Your Conflicting Emotions

By Caroline Kurkcuoglu, LMFT http://www.sfvcollaborativecounseling.com This is a very important week for my family, my daughter will be signing to Delaware State University as a Division 1 athlete. I watched her ride horses for 13 years now. Horses have been part of our family as long as we can remember. She started competing at a … Continue reading Sending Your Child Off to College: How Radical Acceptance Can Help You Understand Your Conflicting Emotions

The Gift of Compassion & Understanding

Give yourself the gift of compassion and understanding this holiday season. Not only will you be a positive force in the lives of others, but by showing compassion and understanding to others, your life will improve as well. Compassion and Understanding is the gift that gives back! Click on the title to learn ways to use compassion and understanding this holiday season.