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Category: Mental Health

Living, Packing, and Constant Moving: How To Support Two-Family Children

 A Child’s Struggle to Manage Transitioning Between Two Homes Because of Divorce Today, many children live out of a suitcase – packing and then unpacking their lives every week. When parents divorce, a child’s world is significantly different. For many children, they describe the challenges of transitioning between two homes.…

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Benefits to Pain & Suffering: The Key to Developing Resilience

We are seeing a paradigm shift in today’s culture to cope with adversities and difficult times. Anxiousness, avoidance, disconnection, and suffering are themes that keep many trapped and confined in a fear based state. Children and youth seem to have more “mental health” diagnoses than ever before, or is it…

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Why Am I Not Happy?

Happiness for many is not an easy choice and for some, not even a believable possibility. In today’s fast paced society, 1 in 10 adults attempt suicide and 1 in 5 people suffer from one form or another of mental health. The effects of human suffering found in loneliness, sadness,…

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Post Infidelity Stress Disorder (PISD): A Trauma Reaction to the Betrayal of an Affair

According to Ortman (2005), 60% of partners who were sexually betrayed experienced signs and symptoms of PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress). Generally PTSD is attributed to a threat or fear response to a traumatic event. These can include experiencing, witnessing or hearing about the event. Although PISD (Post Infidelity Stress Disorder) is…

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Activate Your Body to Activate Your Wellness

Being active has never been viewed as a chore for me. Many people struggle with all aspects of physical activity such as getting started, keeping it going, and being consistent. Please make changes in your lifestyle based on three factors: How ‘important’ is this change for me? How ‘motivated’ am…

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