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There is an old saying that claims nothing is certain except death and taxes. These days, however, another certainty should be added to that saying: stress. There always seems to be something that demands our attention. Stress is constant, and no matter how care-free and relaxed we try to live our lives, stress has a [...]

Therapy has become more and more accepted today, which means that many terms used in therapy, as well as many techniques, have been seen on television, in news articles, and even on magazine covers. Many of the terms have become buzzwords that have been thrown around in everyday conversation. And many people don’t give a [...]

The carefree days of summer are coming to an end, and the school year is about to begin. The responsibility of homework–lots and lots of homework–will resume. The busy schedule of organized, after-school activities will return. While your child may groan and protest the annual first day of school, sometimes back-to-school anxiety is more than [...]

There are various types of therapy to help us with the mental health issues that affect our everyday lives. Each has its benefits, but not every method helps everyone. Each type of therapy is as unique as the people they strive to help. One type of therapy that has become more common for treating a [...]

We have all heard it before. The youth of today has become too focused on themselves. Social media is a plague that needs to be eradicated. The selfies and the self obsession have become too much. While there is absolutely nothing wrong with showing off your new outfit, a new hairstyle, or a picture of [...]

The cold and bleak winter months are behind us, and the sun has peeked out from behind the clouds. The summer days are longer, and the temperature is warmer. It is the perfect time to go outside and enjoy everything that the summer months have to offer. One of the many benefits of the summer [...]

Children are often known to have a way with words and can say some of the most imaginative things. Some children, however, are not able to express themselves through the use of words. What can we do when a child struggles with putting their thoughts and feelings into words or is entirely non-verbal? What can [...]

Having a baby is often one of the happiest moments in a woman’s life. You have waited nine months to see your new baby. You have planned every detail, documented every step of the pregnancy, and have celebrated the impending arrival of the baby with friends and family. You have finally given birth, and the [...]

Parents, whether biological or adoptive, have always been there for us when we needed them most. They have taken care of us when we were sick, celebrated our achievements, and have helped us get back up after a defeat. No matter how old we get, we still lean on our parents and hold them in [...]

There is no doubt that your mental health should be treated just as importantly as your physical health. In many cases, the two go hand-in-hand. Just as you would take the time to carefully research doctors and surgeons before a medical appointment or operation, it is also important for you to take the time to [...]