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How Counseling Can Help You Reach Your Goals in the New Year

If you struggle to set goals, let alone reach them, you are definitely not alone. In fact, it is thought that roughly 92% of the population has found it hard to stick to goals. This constant cycle of trying to set beneficial life or health goals, but never quite reaching them, can ultimately lead to depression.That’s because reaching goals is...[ read more ]

10 Signs You’re Addicted to Working

We live in a society that worships the overachiever. Burning the candle at both ends and denying yourself pleasure until the work gets done is seen as honorable. And while having a good work ethic is definitely key to living your best life, it is also important to balance your work life with a sense of play and freedom. If...[ read more ]

Coping with the Holidays After Loss

For many people, the holidays are about spending time with loved ones. But for those who have suffered a recent loss, the holidays can be painful and isolating.Here are some ways you can cope with the holidays after a loss:Recognize You are Not AloneIt’s easy to feel as though you are the only one experiencing great pain during the holiday...[ read more ]

Do You Know the Signs of Someone Who is Suicidal?

According to the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention, over 47,000 people died by suicide in the United States in 2017. In the same year, there were an estimated 1,400,000 suicide attempts.Knowing the signs of suicide is the primary step in preventing someone you know and love from successfully taking their own life.The Warning Signs of SuicideHopelessnessMany individuals who are contemplating...[ read more ]

Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is a major depressive disorder that occurs during the same season each year. Also known as the “winter blues,” SAD typically comes on in the fall and winter, when the light is diminished.SAD is believed to affect nearly 10 million Americans and is four times more common in women than men. Many people experience symptoms...[ read more ]

How to Boost Your Self-Esteem

What does it mean to have a healthy self-esteem?Some people think it means you are okay with how you look. Other people think you must accomplish something big in your life to have a good self-esteem.But the reality is, having a healthy self-esteem means you like and appreciate yourself faults and all. A good self-esteem can be the difference between...[ read more ]

Self-Care Made Easy

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So before I ask, “How do you take care of yourself?” perhaps I should ask, “Do you—actually—take care of yourself?” If your answer is, “No, I do not practice self-care”, then the most important lesson from this article is simply this: Give yourself permission to invest a few minutes each day in doing things that fulfill you. Many of us...[ read more ]

Is Social Media Bad for Your Mental Health?

Have you been feeling a bit low lately, but you can’t quite put your finger on why? It may have something to do with your social media habits. According to a recent study, social media use can increase depression and loneliness.For years people have suspected that social media use might have an ability to negatively impact our mental well-being. After...[ read more ]

Benji’s Ear: Silence Speaks Volumes

How’s it going everyone?! It’s Benji the Pup here for another tail (or is that tale?)!  I want to talk about something a little different, more of a feeling really.  That feeling when something just isn’t right, when someone doesn’t say it but needs a paw on their shoulder.  It happens a lot in the office and I want to...[ read more ]

The Radical Notion of Self-Love

You may have noticed I forgot to write my usual blog yesterday. In fact, it was my daughter's birthday and I joyfully neglected all things work-related. Happy birthday, Rivlet! In honor of River's birthday, I'm going to do something I've been shying away from for weeks. I'm going to dig deep and find the courage to share a piece of...[ read more ]



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