Posts Tagged ‘depression’

blog, grief, trauma, pandemic, blm

5 Ways to Cope With Grief in the World

I probably don’t have to tell you that there’s A LOT going on in the world right now. 2020 has been a year, and we’re only half way through. There’s so much negativity in the world right now. So much hurt, pain, sorrow, anger, frustration, and grief.  Grief Versus Mourning Often we reserve the term,…

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hurricane, anxiety, weather, storm, coping

How to Cope with Anxiety During Bad Weather

No matter where you live, you likely have to live with the threat of some type of bad weather. In Florida, we have hurricane season around half the year. Predictions are always made as to how many and how severe the hurricanes will be in a given year. It’s mostly just a guessing game. Bad…

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blog, counseling, therapy

Is Therapy or Counseling Right For Me? (Guest Blog)

When I was in my twenties I wondered if therapy or counseling was right for me? I had gone a few times as a rebellious teenager and didn’t really feel I got anything from it to be honest. Mostly I felt judged for my “attention-seeking” promiscuity and being sexually active. I believed therapy and counseling…

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newborn, postpartum, mom

What I Wish I Knew As A Mom Postpartum:

“Are you ready?” That’s the question I remember people asking me as I approached my due date with my first child. “I guess”, was my response. I think we do our best to prepare. Some of us have close relatives or friends that have had children, and we’ve been able to learn from them. Many…

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resolutions, goals

New Year’s Resolutions: Do I need them?

It’s that time of year again. Perhaps you’re someone who takes the time to analyze your past year. It’s actually a great strategy for realizing what you want to repeat or not repeat in the new year. I started implementing it myself and have found it super helpful. What about those New Year’s resolutions you…

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loneliness and technology

Loneliness and Social Media

Recently, NPR had a great article on loneliness (NPR article). How is it possible that, with the multitude of ways we have to connect with others, we can feel so disconnected? How many of us aimlessly scroll through Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat once, twice, even multiple times a day? I know I’m guilty. Do…

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