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Gratitude

Gratitude

As a nation and across the world, we have now experienced at least two months living in a pandemic. For everyone, this is a “first.” There is no blueprint or book on what choices to make and how to live through it. This simple fact can feel shocking to our minds and...

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Wonderfully Read’s Community Book Drive

Wonderfully Read’s Community Book Drive

WHY A BOOK DRIVE FROM THE FOUNDER OF WONDERFULLY READ "Since the announcement of school closures in South Carolina yesterday I can’t stop thinking about children who will be experiencing hardships from now until August. Too many children in our world do not have...

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A Sacred Invitation

A Sacred Invitation

We are all asking ourselves what is going to happen in these uncertain times? What are we going to do? How are we going to handle all the changes we are having to make in response to this pandemic? Not having the answers to these questions creates stress for most...

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Mindful Living

Mindful Living

Forced to Slow Down: An Invitation to Mindful Living We hear the word Mindfulness everywhere these days, but what does it really mean and why is it so important? The translation from Sanskrit is “that which is remembered.” This does not refer to the memories of our...

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Ease Anxiety and Tension

Ease Anxiety and Tension

Anxiety is normal when we are faced with stressful circumstances and are not sure what to expect. “What if” questions are the hallmark of the anxious mind. What if I get the Coronavirus? What if our loved ones become ill? What if I can’t work and lose my income? What...

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Entering Teletherapy with a Beginner’s Mind

Entering Teletherapy with a Beginner’s Mind

Beginner’s mind is one of the 7 attitudes of Mindfulness that allows us to perceive and receive new possibilities in life. When we practice beginner’s mind, we suspend what we think we “know” and realize that each moment is a new beginning bursting with opportunities...

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Therapeutic Massage Temporarily Suspended

Therapeutic Massage Temporarily Suspended

GIFT Counseling Center for Wellness is continuing to monitor the current status of the COVID-19 virus in order to maintain health and safety for our clients, staff, and community. Our Board Certified Massage Therapists have always followed CDC compliant protocols for...

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Teletherapy

Teletherapy

We are here for you! During this time of uncertainty, it is important to keep up with self-care and stress management. At GIFT, we value your health and overall wellness. We believe continuity of your care is a priority, so we will offer teletherapy via a HIPAA...

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Moon, Mantras and Mala Beads

Moon, Mantras and Mala Beads

ATTENTION TEENS: Join us Monday September 24th for a full moon salutation flow class. We will be focusing on balance and energy to create our mantras for the full moon. Following the flow, we will be creating jewelry with mala beads to assist with your meditative...

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The Mindful Family

The Mindful Family

Do you want to cut the chaos and create connection in your family? Families today are struggling due to the stress of being “on” all the time. Crazy schedules and too much screen time leave less time for connection and more room for conflict. This unique series is...

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Essential Oils and ADHD

Essential Oils and ADHD

"Aromatherapy is a caring, hands-on therapy which seeks to induce relaxation, to increase energy, to reduce the effects of stress and to restore the balance to mind, body and soul." - Robert Tisserand We are excited to begin our series of aromatherapy workshops!...

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Finding Joy

Finding Joy

GIFT traveled to Safe Harbor this week to engage with their staff about finding joy in sometimes an overwhelming environment. Safe Harbor is a local non profit organization that strives to provide services for victims of domestic violence and their children and to...

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