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A.R.E. you a good Partner? Pointers for Emotional Focus

Do you ever look at relationships on social media and think “why can’t I have a relationship like that?” Do you look at your friends’ relationships and think “how do they make it work.” We often look to others to find out how to be in a relationship or to see if our...

Socially Isolated by Social Media

The American Journal of Preventive Medicine finds that people who use social media end up feeling more socially isolated than their non-active peers. Why would this be? More than 2 billion people have profiles on Facebook and not all of them are bots trying to thwart...

What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

The Straight, the Narrow: What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder? Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is one of the most common mental illnesses in children, and it’s the reportedly one of most common psychiatric diagnosis overall. Due to the stigma and shame that...

The Pro’s of Praise: Rewarding Childrens Behavior

Praising your Child: Managing poor behavior in youth Parenting is difficult and is made even harder when you get repeated phone calls from school and daycare about your child misbehaving. It’s difficult when your child is perfect for everyone else except you. There...

Accept you–Accept your Body

Tips on accepting the “Skin you're in” Just logging on to social media (Facebook, Instagram, snapchat, the list goes on…) and you’ll be enamored with the cultural beauty standards. Unrealistic expectations fill our screens and it makes sense why over 80% of women are...

Intentional Connection with your Partner

Put anxiety at bay and romance in the air with your Partner This time of year is often accompanied with anxiety and pressure to do something special for your partner, along with hopes that your partner will do the same for you. But why not take the pressure off both...

Surviving a Loss to Suicide

Coping with the emotional pain of loosing someone to suicide.Enduring the loss of a loved one, whether a friend, family member or even an acquaintance can have a lasting impact upon your life and wellbeing. In the short term the pain is intense and the triggers are...

Holiday Eating Recovery Tips

6 tips for making peace with your plate for those who struggle with eating disorders/disordered eating.Amidst all this joy and celebration, there is one aspect of the festivities that can cause problems for some……meals, and lots of them. During the holiday season food...

Tips to Lower your Social Anxiety

Avoiding social situations is a short-term solution for coping with Social Anxiety. How do we face our fears and break the cycle? Follow these tips to lowering your social anxiety: No one particularly enjoys speaking in front of a large crowd of people. Maybe even the...

Do I have anxiety?

Everyone can relate to feeling anxious from time to time. Whether this is categorized as good anxiety, or bad anxiety is the question. It’s common, and quite frankly, useful to experience anxiety when you’re facing a large decision, such as buying a house, applying...

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