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Grief & Loss

The 5 Stages of Grief Explained

Everyone experiences grief at some point in their lives. Throughout the last year alone, you’ve probably experienced some kind of loss that caused you to grieve. Maybe you lost a loved one due to COVID-19. Maybe you lost your job. Even losing your sense of normalcy and routine can cause you to grieve. While everyone

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DBT for Change

Can DBT Create Lasting Change in Your Life?

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy specifically designed in the 1980s for people with a borderline personality disorder. However, since then, it has become a therapy used to create many lasting changes in people’s lives – even those who aren’t dealing with personality disorders. DBT is an interesting approach because

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Cycle of CBT

5 Ways to Prevent Depression and Anxiety Using CBT

Depression and anxiety are the two most prominent mental health conditions across the globe. People experience different levels of each condition, as well as different symptoms. But, when they are left untreated, those symptoms can become worse. For some, depression and anxiety can take over your life and make you feel as though you’re paralyzed from

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3 Ways to Know If You Are Depressed or Fatigued From Covid-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has lasted the better part of a year, and it doesn’t show signs of “going away” any time soon. While there are now two vaccines on the market and a light at the end of the tunnel, the pandemic won’t go away overnight. The mental health effects of this pandemic could be

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5 Ways to Recharge Your Energy After a Rough Day

Few things zap your energy the way a stress-filled day can. Stress is known to reduce our levels of serotonin and dopamine, neurotransmitters that play an important role in our mood, energy, and motivation. After a difficult day, you might be tempted to lounge on the couch watching TV until it’s time to go to

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Mental Health Therapy for Frontline Workers

None of us were prepared for the global pandemic we find ourselves in. Not parents, teachers, and certainly not the healthcare workers around the country. Doctors and nurses suddenly found themselves working double shifts to care for sick people. As the rest of the world went into lockdown and people stayed home, safe and sound,

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