Why I write myself love notes

Why I write myself Love Notes

Why I write myself Love Notes Like so much of the world, therapists are not immune to the temptations of negative self-talk and experiences. Many of us know the science, we intellectualize, and then like many succomm to rough days or past experiences and fall into the trap of negative […]

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gut brain connection

What is the deal with the Gut Brain Connection?

What is the deal with the Gut Brain Connection? If you are suffering with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder or a variation of another mental illness, it’s likely you’ve perused the archives of “Dr. Google” and found many blogs or articles talking of the benefits of a healthy diet. And you […]

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7 Days of Self Care Challenge

7 Days of Self Care Challenge by Nicole Vega, LMSW, CHC  (A counselor in Grand Rapids, MI) In a world of expectation, chaos, and struggle, it is vital that we find time to center ourselves and create a body that allows for inner and outer resilience. Self care is one […]

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What is Health and Lifestyle Coaching? in Grand Rapids, MI

What is Health and Lifestyle Coaching? in Grand Rapids, MI By Nicole Vega LMSW, CHC So chances are if you find yourself here reading this, you’ve contemplated seeing a coach, or at the very least are curious as to what coaching is and how it can help you. As a […]

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Summer ’17: Ask a Counselor Events at JamnBean Coffee

Health for Life Grand Rapids has teamed up with JamnBean Coffee Company in Cascade to bring you this summer’s “Ask a Counselor” events featuring many topics related to your life, family, relationships, as well as physical and mental health. The talks will be given by licensed professionals- counselors and therapists. […]

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5 tips to manage anxiety as a mom

5 Tips to Manage Anxiety as a Mom

5 Tips to Manage Anxiety as a Mom by Nicole Vega, LMSW | CHC One of my passions as both a clinician and health coach is helping mothers overcome their feelings of anxiety. In society today it can be difficult to navigate life, even if you are not a parent, without […]

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