Reducing Stress

When going through treatment for breast cancer, GIVE YOURSELF A BREAK.

By Lianne Avila / October 28, 2013 /

If you are going through treatment for breast cancer, or you have gone through treatment for breast cancer, then you know how physically and emotionally draining it can be. When I think back to the days that I had chemotherapy. I wanted to keep going but eventually it did catch up. I felt like I…

Read More

Unexpected Detours: Three Tips for Breast Cancer Patients

By Lianne Avila / October 21, 2013 /

“It’s the not knowing aspect of breast cancer that increases the emotionality in regard to all your relationships.” Katherine Puckett  Breast Cancer’s Relationship Toll: For many women breast cancer is not only a major physical battle but it is also an emotional battle. It can affect every relationship in your life. From friendships to romance,…

Read More

Don’t Believe Everything Your Mind Tells You

By Lianne Avila / July 1, 2013 /

We’ve all heard the saying, ‘don’t believe everything people tell you.’ But, what about everything your mind tells you? I hear this all the time in my practice, ‘I’m a bad parent, I’m a bad student, or I’m a bad spouse.’ Is this really the truth, or is this your mind playing tricks on you?…

Read More

Living Your Life in Balance: 6 Tips to Balance Your Life

By Lianne Avila / April 22, 2013 /

“Don’t confuse having a career with having a life.” Hillary Clinton I hear this all the time in my practice, ‘I wish I had more balance in my life.” It’s so easy in our fast-paced society to lose track of time and forget some of the obvious things. Here are some tips to help get…

Read More

Are We Feeling Good?

By Lianne Avila / February 25, 2013 /

How to Break Out of a Bad Mood: Believe it or not, how you feel can affect how your partner feels. When you wake up in the morning are you excited for the day, or are you thinking here we go again? When you come home at the end of the day do you know…

Read More