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Conversation: How to Talk to People

I hear this a lot: “I’m just so awkward. I really don’t like talking to people. I don’t even know what to say most of the time.”   I hear ya, and with everyone’s faces stuck in their cell phones (*guilty*), the situation’s not about to get any better. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t…

Space for Your Brain

Have you ever had a bad day? Have you ever been super stressed-out and anxious? Have you ever felt like everything needed your attention all at once andthekidsneedmeandthephoneisringingandthe- dogisbarkingandwhyisthewashermakingthatnoiseandtheneighborjusthadtomowRIGHTNOWandwhycantIjusthaveaminutetobreatheohmygosh… Yeah. Me too. I’m about to sound like an infomercial, but hear me out, okay? Mindfulness and meditation have changed my…

A Phoenix from the Ashes

Where to start with a blog? I think the beginning is a very good place to start. Besides, Phoenix Rising’s beginnings are fascinating. We didn’t just start with a few psychiatrists looking to stake a claim. Our story is bigger than that.   We saw a wrong that we needed to…