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“I’m Doing Fine”…and Other Lies We Tell Ourselves

As a therapist who counsels people with mental health disorders and addiction issues, I have come to the conclusion that the most over-utilized word...
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What to Do When You’re “On the Brink”

Have you ever experienced a feeling, where you know something major is going to take place, but you can’t put your finger on what...
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Had Enough? 5 Quick Ways to Eliminate Stress

It's so easy to fall into the trap of thinking, "If I only had ____ (fill in the blank), my life would be so...
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Making Time for You: The Power of a Quiet Morning

Starting my morning in silent reflection is my emotional anchor. There are always peaks and valleys throughout the day, but I have found that my morning routine of solitude keeps me balanced no matter what is thrown my way.

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My relationship is over. I don’t want it to be but it is. I hoped that we could talk about things and work through the...