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Werewolves roam among us!

BEWARE Emotional Monsters Werewolves roam among us! Werewolves are emotional shapeshifters that change their character after being triggered by their environment. They will change their personalities in response to the personalities of those surrounding them. They feed off of other people’s energy, in need of that energy to feel alive. They don’t feel like they […]

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Beware Of The Emotional Mummy!

Do you start your day off slow and raised from your tomb? Do you allow yourself to be wrapped up in your own emotions, saying, “Meeerrrhhh…. I don’t want to go to work. My life is dry and dull. Things will never change. Everyday is a struggle….” Don’t be a Mummy! “Wrapping” yourself in your […]

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Beware of Real-Life Zombies

BEWARE Emotional Monsters Zombies Zombies are lonely creatures that wander aimlessly. They often follow the path of the others but don’t find themselves very connected to those around them. They go through the motions of their days. They wake up, go to work, feed, come home, and zone out for the remainder of the evening. […]

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Express Yourself

Everyone has heard the stereotypical therapy question, So how did that make you feel? Though people tend to poke fun at this question, the ability to express yourself effectively is one of the most powerful skills you could possess. Why? As creatures of communication, expressing yourself can relieve you of so much grief— that is if […]

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Setting Boundaries: The Castle Concept

One of the most important skills that I learned in therapy was Establishing Boundaries. Maybe you have encountered situations where you had a disagreement with your boss, have a rude co-worker, or have a friend that criticizes you. Having the ability to effectively express yourself is essential. I learned how to establish my boundaries by […]

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5 Ways To Boost Feelings Of Self Worth

It’s difficult to describe depression to someone who has never suffered from it. Here are 5 ways you can do to help improve your feelings of self worth and reduce feelings of depression.

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My First Session

The answer can not be to ‘fix me’ because you are not broken.

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The Most Important Yet Simplest Step of Them All

I started going to counseling around my first year of college for a variety of reasons. I was very combastive, bitter, and anxious all the time. I felt like there were a few circumstances that constantly disturbed my peace, but I didn’t have the skills or knowledge to counteract these feelings. All I knew was […]

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Respect Dare: Challenge #2 Childhood Introspection

My sister convinced me to do the Respect Dare with her where we talk to each other every night. I have to admit I wasn’t looking forward to this. Mostly because I justified that my relationship is just fine how it is. That it’s not like my parents marriage, so I MUST be good. (Can you […]

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End of the Year Reflections

Towards the end of every year, I make a conscious effort to reflect on the past year. I reflect on everything from this year: where I am (career wise), who I am, all of accomplishments, all of my mistakes, all of my improvements, and all of my disappointments. This is usually in preparation for (hopefully […]

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