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What To Do About Winter Blues

Anxiety, Depression
| Written by Bridgette Vina, MS, LAC The holidays are over, school and work have resumed, and the bitter cold has hit hard. Less sunlight, increased risk of illness, and isolation due to the cold all create a recipe for decreased mood. Many clients report an increase in depression symptoms during winter and after the…
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Why Cooking is Good for Us

Anxiety, Depression
| Written by Rebecca Shack, MS, LPC, NCC For many of us, food and memories can be connected. Whether it be food from childhood that brings you comfort as an adult or your favorite holiday meal, food plays an important role in our lives. It is a common ground for many. Cooking can also help…
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Got Self-Compassion?

Depression
5 Ways to Develop & Practice It | Written by Gabrielle J. Davis, MSHS, MSMHC, LPC, NCC Photo by Alexander Grey on Unsplash Do you ever stop to think or question why you show support or try to do everything in your power to help a loved one? Probably not for a variety of reasons…
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Self Esteem

| Written by Julie Clappsy, LCSW The ways we view ourselves can heavily impact the way we navigate the world. Different life experiences can impact a person’s self esteem in different ways. Negative life events such as losing a job or experiencing difficulties in a relationship can impact the way a person views themselves. Bullying,…
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Adjusting to College Life

Anxiety, Depression
| Written by Julie Clappsy, LCSW Starting college can be an exciting time filled with new opportunities and experiences. College offers autonomy to make new decisions and take on new responsibilities. However, these changes can also be overwhelming at times and may take some time to adjust to. Image by cottonbro studio via Pexels.com Challenges…
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Why Having a Pet is Good for Your Health

Anxiety, Depression
3 Ways Having a Pet Improves Our Mental Health | Written by Amanda Costantino, LCSW Most of my clients could tell you that I am a dog person after meeting with me once or twice. I almost always share that I have two rescue dogs, because having pets is just one of many ways that…
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Chakra Healing Work

Anxiety, Depression
Ways to Naturally Restore Balance to your Chakras | Written by Jane Dustman, LCSW Photo by Cup of Couple via Pexels.com Some of you may have heard of these things called Chakras and wonder what they are.  Chakras are seven focal points throughout your body, which have been used in ancient meditation practices to help…
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Summertime Intention Setting

Helpful Ways to Set Positive Intentions This Summer | Written by Jane Dustman, LCSW Photo by SHVETS production via Pexels.com Summer is here and the opportunities are endless.  We have overcome the cruel winter months, stepped out of hibernation, and are set for rejuvenation with the warm weather amongst us. For some of us, school…
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May Mental Health Month

Anxiety, Depression
Ways To Be Supportive and Break the Stigma of Mental Health | Written by Jane Dustman, LCSW Photo by Vie Studio via Pexels While the weather is getting warmer as spring has sprung, things appear to be heading in the right direction.  This seems fine and well, but just because the weather changes, does not…
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