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Social Anxiety

I always wonder if ANYONE ever actually THINKS the things people with social anxiety ASSUME others are thinking. Reason being: I never have. Not saying I've never had a judgy, negative thought about anyone, but usually I'm not firm in my opinion on anyone or anything...

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Coping with COVID-19

This is a scary time for most of us as we have not been through anything like this. We live in a land of great freedom and privilege and what is happening goes against everything we are accustomed to. Some of us are mad, because we believe this should not have...

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Human worth

Many of my clients tell me that they do not feel like they have worth or value as people. I have often asked my clients to tell me what gives a human life value/worth. It's interesting what the answers are as it sounds like it's relatively simple! Here's what we have...

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Depression Lies

As in my previous blog on anxiety, there are also common thoughts that arise from a state of depression. These thoughts, simply put, are lies. It is important to know that it's a lie, because when they arise, one can consciously question the validity or at least have...

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Anxiety Lies

When a person gets anxious, there are a few common thoughts that occur. I have broken them down into the most common. There are many ways we think these things, and I have picked a somewhat dramatic approach to help emphasize the point. 1. Everything is an...

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Societal “Norms”

I see a lot of teenagers and young adults who are telling me the same thing. Many feel badly about themselves, because they don’t feel passionate or interested in the direction that society pushes them. These people don’t want to be slaves to the 9 to 5, and they...

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Signs of a Narcissist

It seems like people like to throw out the diagnosis of Narcissism, but they do so without knowing exactly what they are saying. Below are 18 symptoms that a person in your life may be a narcissist 1. Makes everything about them 2. Cares very much about presenting...

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Sleep

The research indicates that quality of sleep and intensity of stress are linked; therefore, it seems to me that sleep is a key factor in our overall mental health. We all know that adults are recommended for 8 hours of sleep a night, but the research indicates that...

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Body Image and Self Esteem

Recently I have been talking to a lot of clients with body image issues, which of course is related to self esteem in general. The first thing I tell my clients is this: There is a difference between the way other people see you and the way you see yourself. When you...

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Not a trend

I recently made a post on my FaceBook that seems to have offended a lot of people. It inspired me to make a new blog to explain myself. In my work, I have been told that people trying to express themselves get blown off by loved ones, saying "This is just a trend."...

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