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Conscious Coping

“When you know better, you do better” – Maya Angelou Though these words were not spoken with a perspective on mental health in mind, they could not ring more true in this context. Anxiety, depression, relationship difficutlies, and other mental health issues are extremely prevelant. However, there’s a reason many of us don’t end up[…]

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ADD in Adults: More Common Than You Think

It’s one of those mornings. You are searching for your keys and, again, can’t seem to find them. You look everywhere: by the door, in your laptop bag, your nightstand, under the bed, and everywhere in between. Like a bad joke in a romantic comedy, where do you find them? They are in the freezer.[…]

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Angry, Depressed, or Anxious? Mindfulness Can Help

Finding it difficult to manage your anxiety, depression, or anger? Mindfulness offers a variety of tools and concrete skills you can learn that empower you to manage your emotions more effectively. Never heard of Mindfulness? Heard of it and interested in learning more? Check out my latest guest blog post w/ one of the amazing[…]

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You Are Not Your Feelings

In the heat of the moment, it is easy to forget that you are not your feelings. To some people this concept might seem obvious. For people whose emotions seem to run their lives, this seems like a lie. When you are so depressed you can’t get out of bed, your depression does seem to[…]

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Put Your Mask On First

Anyone who has flown on an airplane is familiar with the pre-take-off flight attendant instructions: “If there is a sudden change in cabin pressure, an oxygen mask will drop from the space above you. Please note that oxygen may be flowing even if the bag does not inflate. Please place your mask on first before[…]