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What Causes Underachievement Syndrome?

Has your child not been achieving up to their full potential? If they are having a tough time with staying motivated to complete tasks, they could be an underachiever. What Is an underachiever? Underachievement is a discrepancy between a child’s school performance and some index of the child’s ability. If children are not working to…

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The Science Behind Exercise & Depression

Havard Health reports that one in ten people in the U.S. struggle with Depression. Antidepressant medication is a very common way to treat depression. There are several components that contribute to better overall wellbeing that also can help your mental well-being. Number one is to get plenty of rest. Number two is to eat is…

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Unique Ways to Awaken Passion in your Relationship

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When dating your partner chances are passion came easy. As time progresses in a relationship couples must work harder to keep passion strong. According to Sternberg (1986) relationships can be mapped into a triangle where its points are intimacy, commitment, and passion. In order to keep your marriage or relationship growing passion is needed. Why…

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Practicing Self Love During Holidays

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The holidays can be a busy and stressful time. Regardless of religious affiliation, studies show that during this time of year, many people come down with depression or as some may call it the holiday blues. What are the holiday blues and what are some common symptoms? According to the NAMI, the holiday blues can…

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Best Local & National Resources to Help Stop Cyberbullying

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Over half of adolescents and teens have been bullied online, and about the same number have engaged in cyberbullying. Cyberbullying often goes unnoticed by parents, teachers and even the victims themselves. In fact, The Hartford County Examiner reported that only one in ten teens tells a parent if they experience cyberbullying. Here are some of…

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How to Deal with Suicidal Thoughts

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If you are having suicidal thoughts, know that you’re not alone.   According to CDC, an estimated 9.3 million adults (3.9% of the adult U.S. population) report having suicidal thoughts in the past year.  These types of thoughts develop for a number of reasons.  This type of thinking may arise out of depression, or mental illness. It could be situational…

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