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How To Get Better At Asking For Help

In the United States, we have a very strong mindset when it comes to mental illness and how we deal with it. It is a self-sufficient mindset that makes us feel like we have to fend for ourselves to solve our problems without any outside help. This can lead to

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Am I Sad or Am I Depressed: Know The Signs

Depression is a word that you may have heard before and it is defined as a type of mood disorder that affects emotion, behavior, and cognition. Depression can elicit emotions such as sadness, anger, self-deprivation, loneliness, guilt, and anxiety. Along with emotional symptoms, people with depression also can have physical

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The Body Keeps Score: Trauma

The human body is incredible in the way that it responds to trauma and traumatic events. The brain has certain plasticity when it comes to positive and negative cognitive influences. While it may be a quicker healing process when we are dealing with physical wounds, our emotional wounds may take

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Creating A Safe Space For Your Marriage

As a couple begins their journey in marriage, the challenges they may face can be overwhelming and discouraging, however, with hard work and patience, a successful marriage is not impossible. Before making the decision to “quit” your marriage, consider marital counseling to see if it will help resolve the core

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Before “I Do”… Premarital Counseling

Premarital counseling is a form of therapy that will help couples, who are considering marriage, to discuss any topics to ensure they are on the same page before walking down the aisle. Premarital counseling can be the space where a couple can bring any questions to the table, to discuss

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Communication: Need It, Want It, Got To Have It

While it is easy to tell people that the key to any healthy relationship is communication, it may be a bit more difficult to explain exactly how to communicate. If you are unsure of how to use the key of communication, opening the door to healthy communication will not be

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Mental Health & Car Accidents

It’s a frightening experience to be involved in an accident or injury. The loss of control, physical pain, fear, and anxiety is something that’s difficult to forget. Many people involved in a motor vehicle accident and other personal injury suffer from psychological trauma. Less attention is given to the effects

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Stress Prevention & Burnout

According to the American Institute of Stress, stress is defined as “the non-specific response of the body to any demand for change.” The stress response is the body’s way of protecting you. When working properly, it helps you stay focused, energetic, and alert. But beyond a certain point, stress stops

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