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Rebuilding Your Life after Coronavirus

As the coronavirus case curves continue to flatten and decline, restrictions placed on our lives are beginning to ease. While we will still need to be careful for quite some time, the small steps toward the freedom we once enjoyed … Continue reading

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Identifying and Addressing Negative Thinking Patterns

We all have negative thoughts at times, and sometimes those thoughts are appropriate. But certain habitual thought patterns can increase the likelihood of anxiety and depression. It is hard to identify them because they seem so true and so real … Continue reading

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Why Exercise Boosts Mood

Studies have shown that exercise can be as effective as antidepressants at alleviating some forms of depression and anxiety, and has long-lasting effects without any adverse side effects. While you should always check with your doctor before starting any exercise … Continue reading

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Calming a Worried Mind – What to Do If You Always Worry

Most of us worry from time to time, but if you worry too much, or even all the time, you need to learn how to calm your mind. Many people acknowledge that over-worry is not helpful, but some people think … Continue reading

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Use These 3 Techniques to Cope with Anxiety During the Holidays

The holidays are opportunities to celebrate, have time off from work, and spend extra time with family and friends. Unfortunately, holidays come with so much preparation and so many expectations that they can cause a great deal of stress for … Continue reading

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Do I Need Therapy?

In recent years the idea of therapy has gained significant credibility.  What was once hidden due to a negative stigma, is now rather mainstream due to the significant successes that people now talk about in everyday life.  The results of … Continue reading

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Managing Work/Life Stressors

Many factors have contributed to the apparent increase in anxiety and depression in recent years. As I mentioned in a recent blog post, social media allows us to see many problems in the lives of others, and some sensitive people … Continue reading

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