Cheers & Tears – Minding Your Mental Health This Holiday Season

The holiday season can be a costly one when it comes to mental health. In addition to the daily responsibilities of adult life, many squeeze in time to bake, shop, or attend the multitude of holiday gatherings.

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Why Normal Has To Die

Why Normal Has To Die   A long bus ride home I don’t do normal well. I never have. As a kid I always had this sense that I was just different from other kids, not just because I was bigger or more vocal. There was something else. I thought differently. I saw things differently.…

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5 Steps To Take If You Are Burning Out!

Are you experiencing burnout and not sure what to do?     Burnout is so much more than just being tired. Burnout is the result of your brain and body trying desperately to cope with a long term energy deficit. Simply put, your gas tank is empty and you are running on fumes. Burnout is…

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5 Ways To Improve Your Mental Health Right Now!

Take one of these steps today!   It is an urban myth that improving your mental health takes a long time. In fact, great gains can be made fairly quickly if we take the right steps. Today we are going to explore some of the most effective strategies for reducing stress and decreasing your risk…

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Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs: Explained

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs: Explained A common issue that leads people to seek therapy is lack of motivation, but what I usually find is that lack of motivation is not the only issue, but something underlying that is getting in the way. Let’s explore! Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is a theory surrounding motivation. It explains…

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Your Instant Antidote For Misery

Here is your instant antidote for misery! For starters… I refuse to mention the L**kdown #3 or C***D-19! If you are anything like me, you have had enough of the 24hr pandemic news reel. For that reason, I thought this might be a great opportunity to fill your inboxes with something a little lighter and…

Are Your Friendships A Fit?

Are Your Friendships A Fit? Are you holding on to a friendship that no longer fits? Many of us are. Our growth and development as individuals can often change what we need from our friendships. When we are young and energetic, we are more likely to surround ourselves with friends who are outgoing, excitable, and…