Are you stressed out?

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Let’s transform our lives from overwhelm and stress to fulfillment and happiness! The two words I hear often from my clients are “overwhelmed” and “stressed.” It seems many of us live life to the busiest instead of the fullest. April is Stress Awareness Month, and I challenge you to take a moment to examine your life, to see what changes …

Attainable Goals

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“When you focus on emotionally meaningful goals, life gets better.” —Laura Carstensen Have you heard your last “Happy New Year” yet? People seem to enjoy saying “Happy New Year” so much that I’ve been greeted with it well into March some years! Besides merely an expression of the refreshing feeling of a New Year, what does being “HAPPY” mean, and …

5 Best Resources to Help You CONNECT and SUCCEED in 2018

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“The new year stands before us like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” —Melody Beattie To help you connect and achieve overwhelming results, well-being and success in every aspect of your life in 2018, we have compiled some resources to encourage and energize your transformation. 1. Read MINDSET. …

Ebenezer Scrooge’s Tips on the Holiday Blues

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“A merrier Christmas, Bob, my good fellow, than I have given you for many a year! I’ll raise your salary, and endeavor to assist your struggling family…” —Ebenezer Scrooge Many years ago, Andy Williams wrote the hit song, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year with the kids jingle belling… And everyone telling you be of good cheer. It’s …

Top 3 Action Items to CRUSH Holiday Loneliness

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“Friendship needs no words – it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness. Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.” —Dag Hammarskjold How to understand loneliness In our previous post, we recognized loneliness as an unpleasant emotional response to isolation. Loneliness does not depend on how many friends …

Top 3 Tips for Overcoming Loneliness during the Holidays

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Why am I lonely? “I am a school teacher. I’m surrounded the entire work day by students, parents, colleagues and administrative staff. I come home, where I am surrounded by my husband, two children, one dog and a cat…all who love me and crave my attention. My continuing depression led me to seek counseling, where I discovered that I wasn’t …

What is Shame?

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According to Psychology Today, Shame is often confused with guilt–an emotion you might experience as a result of a wrongdoing about which you might feel remorseful and wish to make amends. Where you will likely have an urge to admit guilt, or talk with others about a situation that left you with guilty feelings, it is much less likely that …

Treatments For Depression

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In addition to nature treatments such as nutrition, your healthcare professionals may include one or more types of the following treatment methods: Psychotherapy: Your healthcare provider may recommend this type of treatment to address some of the symptoms of depression. It includes a sequence of interpersonal treatment sessions. According to Dr. John M. Grohol, psychotherapy (also called talk-therapy or counseling) …

5 Surprising Signs of Depression

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Did you know… More than 350 million people of all ages suffer from depression? Depression is a common mental disorder and the leading cause of disability worldwide (World Health Organization). It’s normal to feel sad occasionally. For example, if I lose a loved one or my favorite job, I’ll be depressed. However, if I’m sad most of the time and …

7 Practical Tips to Overcome Depression

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Did you know that more than 350 million people of all ages suffer from depression? Depression is a common mental disorder and the leading cause of disability worldwide (World Health Organization). It’s normal to feel sad occasionally. For example, if I lose a loved one or my favorite job, I’ll be depressed. However, if I’m sad most of the time …