Dear Tired Momma…

By |2018-09-21T10:34:57+00:00September 21st, 2018|Adult Counseling, Amy Wine Counseling Center, Life Balance, Mental Health, Motivation, Sarah Howard, Self-care, Self-Esteem|

Don’t forget to take care of yourself! 6 SIMPLE self-care ideas for a busy (tired) momma 100% transparency here: Summer was THE WORST! Balancing work, being at home with my little one longer than normal, and balancing the chaotic summer schedule was just A LOT.  So, of course, enter the super NOT helpful negative self-talk. [Read more...]

What can you do to support someone living with depression?

By |2018-09-21T09:20:58+00:00September 21st, 2018|Adult Counseling, Amy Wine Counseling Center, Anxiety, Depression, Empathy, Grief, Krystle King, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Self Harm, Self-Esteem, Stress, Suicide, Trauma|

Do’s and Don’ts of Supporting Someone with Depression Depression is not easy. It is complicated and different for each person who struggles with it. Sometimes, I wonder if people really understand how debilitating it can be. Depression is not just being sad or down in the dumps. It is typically a long term struggle with [Read more...]

When Your Therapist Sucks

By |2018-09-21T09:21:31+00:00September 21st, 2018|Adult Counseling, Amy Wine Counseling Center, Anxiety, Communication, Gary Malone, Mental Health|

I have this theory about why people enjoy Chick-fil-A so much.  It isn’t the food, albeit it is tasty.  It deals with the one thing I’ve never experienced in a CFA restaurant: bad customer service. I’m greeted with a smile when I walk in the door, the cashiers are always friendly, and workers even stop [Read more...]

Accepting Emotions

By |2018-09-19T08:03:17+00:00September 19th, 2018|Adult Counseling, Amy Wine Counseling Center, Anger, Anxiety, Change, Communication, Growth, Mental Health, Motivation, Stress|

How many times have you found yourself in a difficult situation that brings up many emotions for you, but you believe you have to suppress those emotions and move on? Whether it be something that upsets you at work, something happens and you feel you have to put on a brave face for your kids, [Read more...]

Self-Improvement Month: Becoming BETTER Week-by-Week

By |2018-09-21T12:05:24+00:00September 17th, 2018|Adult Counseling, Amy Wine Counseling Center, Anger, Anxiety, Change, Gratitude, Growth, Life Balance, Maigen Pham, Mental Health, Motivation, Self-care, Self-Esteem, Stress|

As human beings, we are our own worst critics. Most of us are guilty of focusing on our weaknesses instead of our strengths. We all have areas we would like to improve on, but improvement requires work and effort. It’s a needed, yet intimidating, change. If you were waiting for a sign to start, look [Read more...]

Happy Wife, Happy Life: Wife Appreciation Day

By |2018-09-15T18:26:03+00:00September 15th, 2018|Adult Counseling, Amy Wine Counseling Center, Communication, Couples Counseling, Gratitude, Intimacy, Maigen Pham, Marriage Counseling, Mental Health, Motivation, Relationships|

Calling all husbands! On September 16th this year, it is Wife Appreciation Day – or, as many wives would probably like to prefer it, just your typical day! Wife Appreciation Day was originally designed to celebrate wives without children. Although nobody is quite certain how it started exactly, the general consensus is it was created [Read more...]

Living a Life of Gratitude

By |2018-09-21T12:05:37+00:00September 12th, 2018|Adult Counseling, Amy Wine Counseling Center, Change, Gratitude, Growth, Life Balance, Mental Health, Motivation, Self-care, Self-Esteem|

What if I told you that implementing one small change in your daily life could have vast benefits for your social, mental, and physical health? That your life could be much more fulfilling and joyful by spending five minutes of your day doing one thing differently? You probably wouldn’t believe me, would you? It’s true. [Read more...]

How to Survive Becoming an Empty Nester

By |2018-09-21T12:05:47+00:00September 11th, 2018|Adult Counseling, Amy Wine Counseling Center, Anxiety, Change, Family, Growth, Mental Health, Parenting, Stress|

Part 2:  Thriving vs. Surviving the Empty Nest The tough part of becoming an empty nester is over!  You have already taken a ride on that not so fun emotional roller coaster after launching your child out of the nest and into the world.  Now that you are learning how to deal with the hole [Read more...]

Stress is Contagious! It’s Contagious!

By |2018-09-21T12:16:16+00:00September 10th, 2018|Adult Counseling, Amy Wine Counseling Center, Anxiety, Life Balance, Mental Health, Motivation, Self-care, Stress|

As a Texan, there is a part of me that is deeply devoted to the fall. For one, it is the end of another brutal summer. Second, it is also the kickoff of the football season. The latter is signified by an HBO show called, “Hard Knocks.” Essentially, cameras go behind the scenes of an [Read more...]

How to Beat the Monday Blues

By |2018-09-21T12:06:00+00:00September 10th, 2018|Adult Counseling, Amy Wine Counseling Center, Anxiety, Life Balance, Mental Health, Michelle Wright, Motivation, Self-care, Stress|

Numerous individuals spend Sunday in a state of “dread” over the upcoming Monday. Anxiety is felt as work, school, projects, and deadlines flood our brains. So, what can we do about this?  Is there any way to pull ourselves out of this weekly downhill spiral? Mindfulness Mindfulness is a great option when attempting to combat Monday Blues. If [Read more...]