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coping-with-an-eating-disorder-how-to-make-it-easier
It’s that time of year again!  As the holidays are quickly approaching, we tend to constantly be surrounded by food.  For some people, this is something that is comforting and something they look forward to.  Being around family and indulging in turkey, stuffing and pie sounds great!  Doesn’t it?  If you are one of the many people that suffer from an...
7-ways-to-lift-your-mood-during-shorter-days-this-winter
It’s that time of year when the clocks change and the temperature drops, and many people find themselves losing energy, feeling unmotivated, and an experiencing an overall change in .  In places like the Midwest, where not only is it dark by the time you leave work, but the temperatures also fall below zero, people find themselves experiencing a variety of...
how-to-stay-sane-during-engagement-season
‘Tis the Season to be Merry. It is also the season to get asked to be . If you start to feel yourself becoming a Scrooge or Grinch when you see another couple post their engagement photos on Facebook with the obligatory ring photo, you are not alone. The holidays are a time that couples often celebrate their love, making it an ideal and popular time to propose. If you are not in a relationship,...
the-quarter-life-crisis-is-that-really-a-thing
While most of us are familiar with a mid-life crisis, a transitional period during middle age in which self-identity and self-confidence are questioned and can result in an emotional crisis, not much has been written or researched about the quarter-life crisis.  A quarter-life crisis is a transitional stage similar to what is experienced in mid-life, but affecting those between the ages of 22 and...
for-better-or-worse-healthy-relationships
To be is to Inter-be - Thich Nhat Hanh When we say the words “for better or for worse”, we hope, with all our hearts, that it is mostly for better. This is part of the struggle that exists in today. Of course, we will always strive for relationships that stay in the “for better” side of that vow but avoiding/denying the “worse” is not healthy and mor...
sleep-hygiene-8-helpful-tips
The average American’s daily life consist of trying to fit as many things into 24 hours as we possibly can.  With the fast paced lifestyle that we have all become accustomed to, finding time for adequate rest can be challenging.  The importance of getting a good night’s sleep is vast and consequences of not achieving this can linger into the following days which can bring on issues such as ....
the-spotlight-effect-whys-everyone-staring-at-me
Have you ever stumbled upon your words in a presentation and then spent the remainder of the day thinking about how every person in the room now thinks you’re a terrible speaker? Or what about when you trip on your shoe lace walking down the street and are overwhelmed by the thought that the whole city is now staring at you laughing? What about when you spill a drop of coffee on your pants and b...
suicide-awareness-what-to-look-for
According to the American Foundation for prevention, suicide is currently the third leading cause of death for young adults in the United States. The rate at which individuals are contemplating and performing suicide is increasing at an alarming rate. Suicide is often a last resort when individuals feel that they are no longer able to cope with the stressors and hardships they are dealing with in...
recognizing-anxiety-in-school
According to The Child Mind Institute and The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, disorders are the most common psychiatric disorder among adolescents, ages 13-18, and a highly prevalent psychiatric disorder among younger children ages 2-12. In school aged children, anxiety has become an increasingly common issue seen by mental health professionals in schools. Anxiety disorders affect chil...
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