how to stop stressing out

Beep, beep, beep! It’s your Monday morning alarm. You shoot up in bed as you slam it off. You’ve accidentally snoozed one too many times, and now you’re on track to be late. To make up time, you skip breakfast and speed to work. You finally make it in but haven’t had your morning coffee

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gray divorce

“Divorce is deceptive. Legally, it’s a single event, but psychologically it’s a chain, sometimes a never-ending chain of events, relocations, and radically shifting relationships strung through time… [It’s] a process that forever changes the lives of the people involved.” – Judith Wallerstein & Sandra Blakeslee It’s become a phrase so often repeated it now borders

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how to calm anxiety

All of us have an object, person, or situation that makes us anxious. It doesn’t matter if its flying, public speaking, or a weird uncle. Regardless of what it is that personally affects you, this anxiety can have an overwhelming influence on what we do and how we feel. That’s why it’s no wonder so

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In late July, the entire world exploded over the news that Simone Biles, one of the most decorated gymnasts of all time, had dropped out of the women’s team gymnastics competition. Following a botched vault attempt, Biles exited the competition before returning later to cheer on her teammates. The next day, Biles announced she wouldn’t

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With better weather and more vaccines, the U.S. has entered a new – and hopefully final – phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. Still, the effects of this pandemic are far-ranging and ever-present. In addition to those we’ve lost from the virus, the past 16-months of lockdowns, mandates, and closures have affected us all in one

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individual therapy

As Ringo Starr once sang, we can all get by with a little help from our friends. But, this past year, COVID-19 separated us from our friends and family. So, what do you do when you need help but your friends/family are unable to be with you and support you? Or when the help you

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Family Therapy

“In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.” – Alex Haley. Your family, whether you like them or not, whether you are estranged or still living together, forms and shapes each and every one of us. But it is not just our genetics we get from family members.

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The past year has been a struggle for almost everyone. In addition to a global pandemic, our country has been rocked with social and political strife. These circumstances, combined with the isolating conditions from COVID-19, have created a dual pandemic. In addition to COVID-19, the U.S. has seen an increase in the risk of psychiatric

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couples therapy

Relationships are hard work (cue the eye roll). It’s a cliché, yes, but it’s a cliché because it’s true. Friendships, relationships with family members, and, especially, romantic relationships all take work. Oftentimes a lot of work. But sometimes, you can put all the work possible into a relationship, and it can still go poorly. What

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Play Therapy

Therapy is a wide-ranging service meant for all types of people going through all kinds of issues. Still, when many people think of seeking therapy, they may incorrectly associate it with issues only adults experience. But traumatic or adverse experiences don’t wait to occur until you reach adulthood. There are many reasons to seek therapy

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