The Amazing Healing Power of Humor

Everyone enjoys a good laugh…don’t you? Even the most no-nonsense, restrained, sober and conservative person enjoys the feeling of being uplifted and carried away by the sheer delight of laughter. It is one of the most enjoyable of human...

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Hijacked by Panic? Tips for Overcoming Overwhelm

Do you know panic? Sometimes it comes in hot and harsh, takes over, knocks you back with fear or upset, and spooks you for a long time afterward. Sometimes it rises slowly, overwhelming you with the thought that when you do...

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD): What It Is and How to Treat It.

Have you ever had a thought that would not go away? Do you have a tendency to become preoccupied or to persistently dwell on things? Do you feel the need to touch or to count things over and over...

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Burnout: Prevention and Recovery

About every month or two one or more of my clients suffers from Burnout. Burnout is not technically a clinical term, but one that is used to describe a state of emotional, mental and physical exhaustion that renders a person...

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12 Ways To Stay Positive During Difficult Times

In today’s world we are regularly bombarded with bad news. Even if you are doing fine in your personal life, it is hard to escape the impact of all the incoming negative information. It is within this climate that we are...

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Attention Deficit Disorder Often Brings Anxiety And Depression

Attention Deficit Disorder …What it is and Do You Have It? Take the Quiz. It is estimated that 3-6% of children have ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). Although there are no absolute statistics regarding adults or children with this syndrome, some...

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Afraid To Commit? Are You Commitment Phobic?

Sarah was dating Fred for about 2 years. They were both in their mid-30s and were developing careers. Both partners felt pretty comfortable in the relationship. The comfort level changed however when Sarah had “the conversation” with Fred. Sarah had felt...

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Overcoming Procrastination

Procrastination: To delay, put off or avoid doing something, especially something requiring immediate attention.   That is the dictionary definition. Many of us procrastinate to some degree. That is, we may find ourselves putting off certain tasks which may be difficult...

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Stress Management: 32 Proven Ways To Relieve Stress

Stress is inevitable. It can be either good or bad depending on what type it is and how we perceive it. For example, the stress an athlete might experience before an event can propel him to perform better. However, chronic stress,...

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What Are The Symptoms Of Anxiety Disorders And How To Treat Them

Anxiety can be experienced as a normal temporary response to something we may be worried about like an important test we are about to take or a presentation or performance we are about to give. It can also occur when...

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