February 20th, 2018

Each of our lives are different with various challenges and decisions. We all struggle with something or someone. We are all in search of happiness or some sense of acceptance and contentedness. But the difficult question is always: how do we achieve it? Or, how do we live the life we want to live? As […]

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February 12th, 2018

Negativity surrounds us. We hear it on the news, in the media, from a coworker, and even from ourselves. It is easy to fall into patterns of negative thinking. What is more difficult is to actually change your way of thinking entirely and think positively. Though challenging, this is what we all need to strive […]

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February 2nd, 2018

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and with it may come an array of emotional responses. For some, this could mean powerful feelings of love and romance. While others may feel alone or even apathy for the day itself. Valentine’s Day is one of the few nationally recognized holidays that can be quite polarizing […]

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January 23rd, 2018

Anxiety affects all of us at some point or another. Every client is a little different: their level of anxiety, what makes them anxious, and how they deal with their anxiety. Anxiety disorders are the most common psychological disorders throughout the world. Unfortunately, anxiety disorders continue to be misunderstood and overlooked in our society. Instead […]

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January 11th, 2018

Our moods and psychological well-being can be affected by many factors in our environment, those we have control over and others that we do not. Although we have absolutely no control over it, the weather can change and affect our mental state and how we feel. And, some people are more affected by the weather […]

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January 5th, 2018

With the New Year having just passed, many of us are in resolution setting mode. Resolutions and goals for 2018 are a great way to keep us accountable and strive for something that we want to accomplish in the next year. However, it seems like almost everyone ditches their resolutions by February or March. How […]

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December 19th, 2017

As a dog owner myself, I could speak from personal experience about the multitude of benefits that come with having a canine in one’s life. However, I could also speak from the perspective of a therapist. Beyond the undeniable bond you often observe between humans and dogs, having a canine in one’s life can have […]

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December 11th, 2017

Technology’s prevalence in our daily lives increases every year. Mostly for the better, but of course it has consequences as well. In today’s world, everyone is connected. We all have access to a mobile phone, a tablet, or a similar device that allows us to interact with the internet and social media daily. Although having […]

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December 4th, 2017

The news is often filled with negative, stressful stories that can consume our lives over time. Today’s news stories surround us — we see them on the television and internet, we hear them on the radio, and we read about them in magazines and newspapers. Whether it is the latest political conflict or a tragic […]

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November 14th, 2017

As the holidays get closer, many of us get excited for big meals, gift sharing, and more. However, for others, the holidays may bring increased anxiety or added stress due to family conflicts, large gatherings, and uncomfortable situations. There are ways to avoid, or at least lessen some of these sources of stress. As a […]

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