When and why we need a retreat Em Capito, LCSW
When and why we need a retreat

Every July, I head south to Zion backcountry for a solo retreat in a tiny a-frame cabin with a patio that overlooks ponderosa pines stretching out to the horizon. The time and…

High Conflict Divorce Resources

This is a living post of resources and advice gleaned from the Baobabs Women’s Support Group. The same questions and situations come up frequently and it is our hope that this post…

7 Ground Rules for Real Love by Em Capito, LCSW
Seven Ground Rules for Real Love

Clear intentions manifest into better outcomes, so why would we neglect to author ground rules in our most important relationships? Whether you’re entering a new relationship, or renewing a long-tested one to…

Parable for the Lonely by Em Capito, LCSW
A Parable for the Lonely

The Undoing I find myself alone. Again. I am exhausted from the weight of life. I cannot go on like this. What if I must go on like this? I am doing…

Burnout: Running on Fumes Em Capito, LCSW, MBA
Burnout: Running on Fumes

Burnout has become such a standard mode of operating in our culture that we can end up living there, accepting that life will get better “someday.” Despite wise advice to always keep…

Resiliency Field Trip: Em's First Ice Bath
Resiliency Field Trip: The Ice Bath

Cold exposure is intense mind-body resilience training and, done right, a beautiful practice of strength and soul. Our next group Resiliency Field Trip is coming up in August: a collaboration with breathwork…

Hierarchy of Resilience: Intentional Discomfort

Intentional discomfort is perhaps the most powerful intervention to jumpstart your resilience, and build immunity to the negative effects of stress. This final resilience factor at the top of the hierarchy is…

The Second Arrow Parable Buddha Em Capito, LCSW Mindset
Hierarchy of Resilience: Mindset

In building up a resilient mindset, we aim to embrace life’s unexpected difficulties as hand-delivered invitations to meaningful growth, as quickly as possible after the call to adventure appears. ​ The Buddha…

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