Mood and Food

April 13, 2018By Cathy Malmon, LMFT, LICSW

You can probably imagine a wonderful meal you have had, or are going to have. The anticipation of a perfectly grilled piece of meat, or fish, the sweetness of the first strawberries of the season, the taste and mouth feel of a wonderful piece of chocolate can lift your spirits.  There is a link between … Read More

Vulnerability Resolution

January 24, 2017By The Calli Institute

January, a time when most of us look for new beginnings. A time when we reflect upon the past year and resolve to change some aspect of our lives. In fact, according to statisticbrain.com, typically 41% of Americans make a New Year’s Resolution. The most common resolutions are: lose weight get healthy quit smoking/drinking exercise … Read More

Quit the Need For a Vacation From Your Vacation

July 19, 2016By The Calli Institute

Here we are, just past the middle of summer.  Tis the time of year many of us go on vacation.  Ahhhh, vacation.  Something we look forward to, plan for and possibly lose sleep over as we excitedly anticipate what adventure may ensue or the mere idea of sitting back and letting go of our everyday … Read More

Learning to Live with Chronic Pain

April 6, 2016By Cathy Malmon, LMFT, LICSW

I joined the ranks of those who have had joint replacement, two hips in fact, over two years ago. I developed arthritis in both hips after a horseback riding fall in 2010. My friends and family noticed a change in my mood, locomotion, concentration and energy long before I was ready to concede I needed … Read More