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How To Cope With An Eating Disorder In College

June 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

When you think of going off to college, it can be very exciting, as well as very scary. You will be leaving all your current support systems. Many people transition and are easily able to find new support systems. However, if you currently have, or in the past have struggled with mental illness, then going [...]

What Does It Mean To Be a Father?

June 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Since Father’s Day is right around the corner, I thought it would be apropos for this weeks blog. What comes up for you as you think of your father? Many mixed emotions may come up. My wish for you is that you have warm and reassuring thoughts when you think of yours. Hopefully he was [...]

How To Relax When the World Won’t Let You

June 4th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Learning to relax is something we all need to do. Life and work are stressful. Many of us go through our days with a list of tasks that never end. It is important to recharge your batteries, as even the energizer bunny will wear out. In addition, it is important for you to take care [...]

6 Easy Steps To Improve Your Mood

May 30th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Do you feel sad or depressed? If so, there are many different things you can do to improve your mood. Perhaps these exercises will help. If not, you may want to seek help from a mental health professional, as therapy has been shown to be effective. These tips come from a workbook by Lawrence E. [...]

10 Tips For Dealing With The Aftermath of School Shootings

May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

As the number of school shootings continues to increase, you may have a whole host of overwhelming and conflicting emotions. These are all normal. Since the latest shooting was in our own backyard, I wanted to focus on ways to cope. No one knows how to deal with the senselessness of these crimes. I obviously [...]

Ways In Which People With Mental Illness Struggle

May 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

May is Mental Health Awareness month, so I thought I’d focus this weeks blog on that topic. Many people suffer from mental health issues. Unfortunately, many of them also suffer in silence. There is still a stigma about mental health, and people think it is a sign of weakness to get help. Nothing is further [...]

15 Signs You Are In An Abusive Relationship

May 8th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Do you think you are in an abusive relationship and wonder how you got to that point? I’m guessing everything was wonderful in the beginning, but slowly over time things went increasingly downhill. It’s like the analogy of the frog in the pot of water. If you put a frog in a pot of water [...]

7 Ways To Restore Trust

April 30th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

My guess is that at some point in your life someone you cared about broke your trust in him or her. It may have felt devastating, or just disappointing. Whatever the range, it doesn’t feel good. Thus, most people want to find ways to restore it. You may ask yourself, what is trust? The dictionary [...]