The Gut-Brain Connection – How to improve gut health to reduce anxiety, depression, and improve your health.

by Kalpana Murthy, LPC

Anxiety, depression, ADD, and other forms of emotional and cognitive distress are not “all in your head” — they can also be in your gut.  The gut-brain connection is significant, and improving your gut health is an important part of an integrative therapy approach to reducing anxiety,

How To Decide When to End a Relationship or Activity

By Kalpana Murthy, LPC

Many people struggle with changing a habit, saying “no”, or ending a job or relationship. One of the reasons it’s difficult is because people think they are weak, failing or giving up if the walk away from something they’ve invested their heart, money or time in. The phrase “winners never quit” is not true.

Five S’s for Stress Reduction

By Kalpana Murthy, LPC

Why People Have Different Levels of Stress

Why is it that two people with similar qualities, skills and experience can have very different levels of stress response to the same situation, like interviewing for a job, going on a first date, attending a social event or trying a new class?

How To Be An Adult in Relationships

by Kalpana Murthy, LPC

How To Be An Adult in Relationships – Give The Five A’s of Love

One way to improve your relationship with your significant other is to set an intention to give each other on a consistent basis “The Five A’s of Love: Attention, Acceptance, Appreciation,