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Instead of waiting for something to motivate you to change or giving up on change, it is important to look at what makes change so difficult.
How to stay informed and protect your mental health Technology advances have allowed society to stay in touch and be informed of other’s doing in an instant. This has been a great thing especially during COVID when we were all in quarantine, but it…
  The winter months stretch before us once again but don’t give up hope! The following tips can help you counteract cabin fever and even enjoy what the winter season has to offer. What exactly is cabin fever? Cabin fever is a distressing,…
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How to stay informed and protect your mental health Technology advances have allowed society to stay in touch and be informed of other’s doing in an instant. This has been a great thing especially during COVID when we were all in quarantine, but it…
In the past few decades, many prominent psychologists of color have studied the effects of racial trauma, and how it leads to higher rates of depression, anxiety, and stress. It has also been linked to posttraumatic stress disorder, substance use…
You may be struggling to understand how a shooting could occur and why such a terrible thing would happen. There may never be satisfactory answers to these questions. We do know, though, that it is typical for people to experience a variety of…
Instead of waiting for something to motivate you to change or giving up on change, it is important to look at what makes change so difficult.
Do you ever find yourself asking, “Why do I keep doing this?” We all have activities that we do just for fun, and we sometimes invest a lot of time, energy and money into these hobbies. While it’s healthy and refreshing to pursue activities…
My boys love playing Capture the Flag outside at night in the dark. Usually they get sick of talking with the adults sitting by the campfire and decide to play games. They set the line at half the house and run wild between the front and back yards….
Just as different restaurants cater to different dining needs (i.e. casual, formal, takeout), different recovery groups meet different needs. I once had someone tell me about the “different types” of AA meetings that he attends. Now this…
Mindfulness can improve our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health and help you be more resilient during stressful times. Don’t worry, you don’t need to do formal mediation to reap the benefits. Many routine activities lend themselves…
If you’re always putting others first, you risk turning your life into a never-ending, energy-draining “To Do” list. Practicing self-love, self-care and self-compassion might not come easy, but it can help restore your joy and energy.
People in recovery from substance use disorders often get various degrees of support from their family—some helpful and some not. Although families want to provide healthy support, often they do not because of misinformation and misperceptions…
After collecting patient outcome data over a 22-month period, clinical evidence now shows that patients’ symptoms are actually decreasing and patients are getting better.
How many times have most of us vowed “I’m done , and I’m never doing it again,” only to find yourself doing it again? Frustrating, isn’t it? Yet this is the experience most of us have when attempting to replace addictive,…

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