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Mental Health

Depression and Expressing Your Emotions

Depression affects your emotions and impairs your ability to think clearly. Symptoms often include sleep disruptions, mood swings, a lack of motivation, and appetite changes. You might find yourself feeling overwhelmed or disconnected from your emotions. Your recovery can be impacted by a lack of motivation or feelings of hopelessness. There are several ways you …

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Permit Yourself to Slow Down When Experiencing Chronic Pain

Your days may feel like a constant race against time to accomplish everything you need to do. Living with chronic pain adds stress and can leave you feeling stretched thin. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, over 20% of adults in America live with chronic pain. They also found that chronic conditions …

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My Therapist Isn’t Helping Me: Should I Switch to a New One?

Sometimes people do not “click.” Their way of thinking and communicating is simply not compatible in a meaningful way. You might be experiencing this in your therapy sessions. Maybe you have been feeling unheard or bossed around, and you want to find someone new. Before taking that step, there are a few important things to …

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Is Obsession With Productivity Making You Less Productive?

You’re probably aware of such behavioral addictions as gambling, shopping, and overeating. Did you know that an obsession over productivity is also a behavioral addiction? Call it being a workaholic or whatever you like, worrying about how productive you are can make you less productive. The more you obsess about productivity and explore all the …

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Transitioning from a Zoom Support Group to In-Person Meetings 

Zoom and other video chat apps have become a part of life for millions of people since the pandemic began. Doctor visits, work meetings, church sermons, and school classes were all moved online to lower the risk of spreading the virus through your community. Restrictions are beginning to ease up in many states and cities, …

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