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Category Archives: Self Help

Sitting Up Straight Could Reduce Depression Symptoms: MI Depression Counseling

According to a new study from the University of Auckland, improving your posture could have a dramatic impact on your self-esteem and depression. By simply sitting up straighter throughout the day, you could reduce your depression symptoms and have a more positive outlook on life. Let’s take a closer look at how this process works […]

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How Changes In Your Spending Could Improve Your Mental Health

They say money can’t buy you happiness, and in the grand scheme of things, it can’t. Nevertheless, having money on hand can certainly help reduce your stress and anxiety levels. Rather than worrying about which bill you can afford to pay, you can focus on buying a new outfit for yourself or buying new curtains […]

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Help Others To Help Yourself

Volunteering is one of the most underrated therapeutic devices out there. Helping other people will allow you to get over your personal struggles in an unconventional and healthy way. If you want to enhance the benefits you get from therapy, you may want to consider volunteering in your local community. Here are some reasons why. […]

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How A Positive Body Image Can Save You From Depression

Did you know that 1 in 100 people suffer from body dysmorphic disorder, or BDD? This is a condition that causes a person to see himself or herself differently than what the world sees. A person with BDD will feel ugly and deformed, to the point of repulsive, and this can easily cause them to […]

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Finding Happiness After Losing A Loved One

Losing a friend or family member can be incredibly difficult to get over, especially in the case of a parent or spouse. While you may not ever be able to get back to a “normal” life after the loss, there are things you can do to regain your happiness. If you have recently lost someone […]

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Lessons Learned From Robin Williams’ Suicide

August 11, 2014, the world was thrown for a loop with the news of Robin Williams’ death. What most people assumed to be a hoax quickly turned into a harsh reality, only made worse by the fact that Robin chose to take his own life. A tragedy like this is never easy to get over, […]

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People Pleasing & The Common Patterns

Does any of the following apply to you and your life? Do you know someone who tends to act this way around you or others? I try and be whomever people expect me to be I don’t want to cause conflict It’s difficult for me to commit to decisions I don’t say what I want […]

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“I Need Some Space”

Introverts alike can agree that sometimes setting boundaries can be a challenging task. Often times, people will stumble across what they really mean, recite excuses, and can come across as offensive. It can be a challenge to articulate that all you need is space and distance, without the ability to find the right words. Before […]

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How to Start Over after Losing a Loved One

Most people don’t expect to lose the friends and family members they cherish the most. We all know that this will inevitably happen, but facing the emotions of death seems too overwhelming to think about. If you have experienced the sudden loss of someone near you, chances are you feel completely alone in your suffering. […]

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Because It’s Easier To Hide

When you look over at the people who are social and chatty, you wonder to yourself, Why can’t that be me? These people are likeable, welcoming, and seem to have everything. They’ve been given all the right chances and rarely burned down. But, you know all too much how it feels to get knocked on […]

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