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5 Keys to a Healthy Relationship

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Everyone strives for a healthy relationship, but what does that really look and feel like? If you grew up in a home where unhealthy relationships were modeled, this may be a difficult question to answer. Relationships are different, and unfortunately, there is no magic formula. There are, however, some key components that most healthy relationships…

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Tips to Cope with Coronavirus Anxiety

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Hi, I’m Dr. Mark Evans, psychologist, at Family Success Consortium. I wanted to send out a message to people with some basic strategies for coping with Coronavirus Anxiety and helping ourselves get through all the changes in the turmoil that are incumbent with a change situation. Dr. John ForSyth at the University of New York…

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What to Expect: Individual Therapy

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What is individual therapy & how can it help? Goodtherapy.org states that Individual therapy is a joint process between a therapist and a person in therapy. Common goals of therapy can be to inspire change or improve quality of life. People may seek therapy for help with issues that are hard to face alone. Individual…

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Ideas to Increase Joy in your Relationship

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Relationships can feel stale at times. It is easy to get caught up in the daily grind and forget to take time to slow down and enjoy one another. While it can be a challenge to maintain happiness in a relationship, we can help ourselves improve. Things to Try: Give each other compliments: Researchers found…

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Dealing with Grief Over the Holidays

The holidays are a time to connect with those we love. They can also be a challenging time for those who have lost a loved one. Hearing a holiday song, tasting a family recipe or celebrating a tradition without that loved one can be hard to get through. Remember that grief can come on at…

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Supporting Someone Who Struggles with Alcohol Addiction

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According to Talbott Recovery: More than 15 million people struggle with an alcohol use disorder in the United States, but less than eight percent of those receive treatment. It can be difficult to watch a friend or family member struggle with Alcohol addiction. As psychologists, we have seen the effects alcohol can have on families…

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How do you Know if Co-Dependency is Affecting your Life?

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Mental Health America states that codependency is a learned behavior that can be passed down from one generation to another. People who struggle with codependency often struggle to maintain healthy relationships. Codependency tends to result in one-sided or emotionally destructive relationships.   However, if you are having a hard time emotionally with your relationships, it…

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How to Improve Social Skills in Children with ADHD

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Many ADHD children struggle to make & keep friends. The exact reason for this is not understood but experts believe it could be due to the impulsiveness, hyperactivity, and inattention associated with ADHD. For example, a more inattentive child may seem shy or withdrawn to their peers. Whereas, a child who is impulsive or hyper…

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5 Habits To Help You Achieve Self-Confidence

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Do you ever wonder why some people appear more confident than others? You may believe self-confidence is a trait with which people are born. You either have it or you do not. However, research shows it is possible to teach your brain to feel more self-confident. Self-confidence is defined as a feeling of trust in…

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