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How to Be Thankful This Year

Cultivating a heart of “thankfulness” this season might sound like stereotypical advice for this holiday, though it may also be the perfect way to usher in the holiday season. With that in mind, I want to encourage all of you to count your blessings this week. Tomorrow is the special day we have set aside […]

Stress Reduction During Hectic Holidays

The Holiday Season is in full swing. As wonderful as this time of year is, it can also be incredibly hectic. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), that sentiment is common – 64% of adults with mental illnesses say that the Holiday Season made their conditions “worse.” Overall, 40% say that this […]

It’s time for us to CONNECT

Loneliness, depression, various fears, money issues and feeling disconnected… these are real issues that impact us and our loved ones. Some of these issues can seem insurmountable and truly are too much for one person to carry alone. But there is always hope and help available, for everyone. At Aspire Health Partners we see how […]

Stress Awareness & Self-Help Tips

Let’s be honest, we all deal with stress in our lives and with last week being National Stress Awareness Day, I’m sure you feel you’re pretty aware of it already! But in recognition of that day, and for a little self-care, let’s take a look at the actual definition of stress. Webster’s Dictionary defines stress […]

What Red Ribbon Week is All About

Last month we recognized Red Ribbon Week, one of the longest running nationwide substance-abuse prevention campaigns. The week was about raising awareness, promoting advocacy, and sharing resources to help our friends and family who may be struggling with addictive substances. Unfortunately, since the start of the pandemic we have seen a prolific increase in those who are suffering and even […]

What Kids Teach Us During the Holidays

Our holiday season has kicked into full gear! I am so looking forward to the soft change in weather, and how this time of year can steer our focus away from the business of life and onto celebrations and the key relationships that mean so much to us. That is why this season is undoubtedly […]

Supporting Our Compassionate Caregives, #WorldMentalHealthDay

World Mental Health Day is a perfect time for Central Floridians to honor the men and women who dedicated their lives to care for our mental and physical health throughout this pandemic. These compassionate caregivers faced the same fear and uncertainty that we all have over the past 18 months. They have done this while […]

What Makes Us Different, Makes Us Great

As we’re approaching the end of Hispanic Heritage Month, I think about how all of the unique cultures in Central Florida have impacted our community. Our region is made greater by the different places and perspectives we all bring forward. In Central Florida, nearly 1 in every 3 of our neighbors are of Hispanic or […]

Helping Kids Readjust to New School Environments in the Midst of COVID-19

For kids in school this Fall, my hope and prayer is that a sense of comfortable familiarity will begin to return for our children. Opportunities for kids to do outdoor activities, school programming and socializing are arising again, and I encourage parents to begin asking themselves, “how can I help my child(ren) get back to […]

Let’s Talk About Your Mental Health

September is National Recovery Month. What better time to celebrate the gains made by those in recovery, to talk about advancements in our field that make recovery more achievable, and to honor the dedication of those who make recovery in all its forms possible? Psychological assessment, medication management, group and individual counseling, and case management […]