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Category: Mental Health Counseling

Transform Depression and Anxiety

Suppressing or avoiding hard-to-deal-with feelings doesn’t work!  Studies show that people who suppress emotions increase the feelings they are trying to contain. Depression or anxiety are often the result. The truth is that what we try and avoid gains power over us. This is because…

10 Healthy Steps To Build A Foundation That Promotes Happiness

Who doesn’t want happiness – that feeling of elation, joy, and playfulness? Think about what your life would be like if you never experienced those happiness feelings… or, only one monotone run-of-the-mill feeling. What is happiness – really? Let’s not compare happiness, joy, peace, and then some…

Happiness Is a Habit

Create Happiness in Your Life. Depression has an early cause that is often forgotten. We then attach a response to that cause that starts out unhealthy and is often unexamined. Unfortunately, the cause and its negative response can become rooted and perpetuate throughout our lives. Often unconscious, it becomes a…

Anxious Impulses: The Butterfly Effect

Are you slave to anxious impulses? Anxious impulses are often intrusive and have painful consequences. Giving into anxious impulses takes you off your task and often increases unwanted anxiety. Picture this: You’re in the middle of a task, a nice thought, a conversation, or even just relaxing, and then…