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How to Manage Pre-Wedding Family Drama

A wedding is a special celebration of two lives coming together as one. It is a time to drink, be merry, and look forward to many years of wedded bliss. However, planning that wedding can be an absolute nightmare when everyone is chiming in with their opinion and when some people don’t get along with others. If you can relate,...[ read more ]

How to Deal with Family Drama Around the Holidays

For many of us, spending time with family during the holidays is something straight out of a Hallmark movie, with days filled with comfort and joy. But for others, the holidays with family are scarier than Halloween. From the stress of traveling to the pressure of buying and wrapping gifts and the fact many family members can’t be in the...[ read more ]

Get Ahead of Your Seasonal Depression this Year

If you live in a colder climate, it can be challenging to deal with a lack of sunlight and being stuck inside due to frigid temperatures during winter. It is for these reasons many people experience what is called “the winter blues.”But seasonal depression goes much deeper than this. Also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder – or SAD – seasonal...[ read more ]

Types of Anxiety Disorders

At some point in our lives, most of us will experience anxiety. It’s actually a natural reaction to many stressors, such as starting a new job, taking final exams, and becoming a new parent.For many people, the anxiety will subside once the stressor goes away. But for others, anxiety becomes persistent and excessive, even without obvious stressors interfering with daily...[ read more ]

When is it Time to Ask for Help?

Depression is a complex mental health issue that varies widely between individuals. This is why it can be difficult for some people to recognize what may be a situational discomfort that may pass on its own and what may be more severe and require professional help.The Difference Between Mild and Serious Mental Health IssuesTo measure the seriousness of a mental...[ read more ]

Conflict Resolution Strategies for Couples

Conflict is natural, and every couple will experience it at some point in their relationship. The difference between a couple who can navigate this conflict and those who allow conflict to break their bond comes down to proven conflict resolution strategies.The following are highly effective strategies every couple can use to get to the other side of a conflict lovingly...[ read more ]

Nutritious Halloween-Themed Snacks

Halloween is right around the corner. And that means our angelic children will soon become little demons and monsters after consuming copious amounts of sugar.What if we could forgo all that sugar (and all of those unpleasant sugar crashes?) and instead feed our kids healthy snacks this year?The following snacks are fun, festive and best of all, healthy AND delicious!Cheese...[ read more ]

What is Trauma and What Causes it?

Most of us won’t get through life without our fair share of stress and heartache. But some people experience not just anxiety, sadness, or grief, but actual trauma. This can be from events like being involved in a bad car accident, rape, a natural disaster, or war.Experiencing such events is called post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a condition where the mind...[ read more ]

Here’s How Social Isolation Affects Your Health

Many of us experienced social isolation during the recent pandemic. And none of us will deny that those days and weeks were very hard. But thankfully, the pandemic is over, and life for most of us has returned to normal.But for some people, social isolation doesn’t go away; it is a part of their “normal” existence.Common Causes of Social IsolationThere...[ read more ]

Can EMDR Therapy be Done Online?

When the pandemic hit, many people began to work with their therapists online. But many skeptics did not believe the benefits of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy, also known as EMDR therapy, which is traditionally a hands-on therapy, could translate to online platforms. But as the pandemic unfolded and more and more therapists began using EMDR therapy online, it...[ read more ]