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Deep Breathing

As summer begins to wind down and fall settles in, it can be easy to lose the peacefulness and calm we achieved during the warmer months.  Often, we associate fall with a more hectic time.  Schools have begun, work deadlines … Continue reading

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De-clutter your life, De-clutter your mind

With summer peeking its head around the corner the idea of refreshment and restoration is everywhere.  Now is the time when most people are doing their “spring cleaning,” preparing for the clarity and sense of peace that comes with warmer … Continue reading

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Successful Relationships

Relationships are a fundamental piece of the human experience.  We are known as “social” creatures; living in groups, partnering, thriving on interaction.  But just because we need relationships in our life does not necessarily mean that they go smoothly!  Navigating … Continue reading

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Depression

Those who have experienced depression know how difficult the struggle can be.  Some have likened depression as “watching everyone around you breathe while you are drowning.”  This family of disorders goes far beyond just feelings of sadness, disrupting your life … Continue reading

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Catching some Zzz’s

Last week we talked about why sleep is so important and some of the negative impacts the lack of it can have.  We’ve all been there, after a long day we lie in bed and wait to fall asleep…and wait…and … Continue reading

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Sweet Sleep

  With the stress of daily life and the pressure to go-go-go, sleep is often an area in our lives which becomes neglected.  Either stress, worry, or anxiety keep us awake at night, or we simply are unable to get … Continue reading

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The Winter Blues

  Given that we are in the middle of winter, and that we live in a state infamous for its snowfalls it seemed appropriate to take a look at the impact that weather can have on our mood.  Seasonal affective … Continue reading

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Premarital Counseling

Welcome Back Readers!  It is our most sincere hope that the holidays found you and yours well.  We’re excited to kick off some new blogs starting with the importance and benefits of premarital counseling.  Happy Reading! Yay you’re getting married!…Now … Continue reading

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Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are a serious, complex mental health disorder and like many psychological issues, are quite misunderstood.  Eating disorders, or ED’s, impact tons of Americans each year with estimates placing it’s prevalence between 7 and 15 million.  Anorexia, bulimia, binge … Continue reading

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Agression vs. Assertiveness

         Anger is a natural emotion.  Let me repeat that:  anger is completely natural.  Even though anger is an emotion that we all feel, that we all experience, it still gets a bad rap.  Anger is a … Continue reading

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