What IS the CVI, Anyway?

What IS the CVI, Anyway?

You may have noticed that in these posts, we often reference something called the CVI: the Core Values Index. The CVI is the first human assessment that measure the innate, unchanging nature in each of us. It has the highest testability of any ‘personality test’ there...
All Work & No Play

All Work & No Play

We think of play and playfulness as something only for children, but experts consistently agree: play is essential for adults’ physical health, mental aptitude, relational closeness, and overall sense of well-being. Which means play is a powerful thing, an...
Resources for Anxiety

Resources for Anxiety

Photo by Tonik on Unsplash This past year has been a test of all of our mental health. What with a pandemic, wild fires, many personal losses, social unrest, political divides, and now record high temperatures…well, if you were immune to anxiety before this...
In Our Liminal Space

In Our Liminal Space

Have you ever found yourself in a train station when nobody is there? How about an empty parking lot at night? Or the back stairwell in your office building that no one really uses? Do you ever notice how these spaces have a feeling of strangeness to them?...
Using EMDR To Treat Trauma

Using EMDR To Treat Trauma

Four of our six therapists over at Core Values Counseling have recently been trained in a mode of therapy called EMDR. EMDR stands for “Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing,” and it’s used in therapy to help process trauma. It’s quite...
Your Pandemic EQ

Your Pandemic EQ

We all are exhausted from the pandemic and the varying emotions we have experienced in the past year — but that’s exactly why harnessing your emotional intelligence has never been more important. We’re all feeling stretched thin, so expecting others to know what you...