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#Goals

#GOALS With the New Year we are going to see a lot of individuals striving for change, a better year, resolutions, and good intentions.  Let’s be honest though, by the time February hits, many of us are off our gluten, dairy, soy, animal free diets and chomping down on a beefy burger, chased by some […]

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Wrapping Our Minds Around Mindfulness

Wrapping Our Minds Around Mindfulness When first being introduced to Mindfulness or Meditation it is common to think or feel weird.  For many, it feels awkward the first time you are asked to sit in silence and pay attention to things like your breath, sounds in the air, the physical feelings of your body, or […]

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Grieving through the holidays

Grieving Through the Holidays For those who lost a loved one, you know that the holiday season can be particularly difficult.  While each of us have our own experiences, are in different stages of grief, and grieve differently, there are some ways that may help ease the sting of grief during an especially emotionally potent […]

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Baby Blues vs Postpartum Depression

Baby Blues vs Postpartum Depression Very often the term “baby blues” is used interchangeably with Postpartum Depression (PPD). Indeed, the symptoms of both of these terms are extremely similar and can overlap; however, there is a difference between the two.  PPD is more persistent and of greater severity than baby blues.  The process of creating […]

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The Adolescence Roller Coaster

The Adolescence Roller Coaster If you have a teenager in your home, it might seem like you’re on a constant emotional roller coaster with highs, sudden drops, twists, and turns. Don’t worry, you’re not alone on this roller coaster. In part, you can blame brain development and biology for fueling this ride. Let’s Talk Brain […]

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Making more memories

AM I LOSING MY MIND? Do you ever catch yourself functioning on autopilot? Maybe you pull into your driveway at home and realize you don’t remember any of the drive there. Or perhaps you feel like your memory is getting worse, feeling like you forget easily. Where did you put your keys? Why did you […]

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how to live longer with loved ones

LONGEVITY There are benefits we gain as the years add on; we get wiser, experience more, and live fuller lives. However, some people worry about approaching life’s end or being less capable. People’s intrigue and worry regarding aging, doesn’t only refer to physical appearance. Everyone wants to stay strong and healthy emotionally, physically, mentally, and […]

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Are you scared of dying?

ARE WE SCARED OF DYING? Dying can be a scary thought for some people. Others might feel more accepting of our imminent death. When our imagination runs wild and we envision different scenarios, we might psych ourselves out. What about the people who are chronically ill, who know the end may be approaching sooner than […]

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Things to do instead of turning to drugs

RESIST URGES BY DOING SOMETHING ELSE There is no set reason that explains why people abuse drugs and alcohol. Every person who struggles with addiction has their own story. It’s not a black and white formula. Aside from the physical and chemical urges, there are usually emotional and psychological factors that trigger cravings. This can […]

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Myths and facts about ADD and ADHD

Of course, sometimes children can’t sit still, forget to their homework, daydream in class, or get easily distracted. While this is understandable normal, there’s a point when this affects children’s learning and ability to perform tasks. But how do you distinguish between normal kid behavior and something more serious? These can also be signs of […]

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