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Home from College

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The Coronavirus has changed how most of us conduct our day to day life and most of us found ourselves trying to quickly adapt to many fast changes. If you are a college student, you may find yourself in a completely different situation than you were a month ago. College is a transition by itself; […]

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Transitions: How to Cope With Change and Set Realistic Expectations and Cope With Transition

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Change is inevitable, in fact they say that the only thing in life that is constant is change. If we pay attention, we can see that even in nature things are constantly changing. The seasons change, the tide changes, and climate changes. Change can be a difficult reality to accept but we have learned that […]

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Under One Roof: Managing Family Dynamics During COVID-19

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As many of us are now all at home, you may notice that your family dynamic has been magnified. This can be both positive and negative, but either way, it can be highly stressful. Whether you have small children or perhaps your college student is now back at home from college for the rest of […]

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It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

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The past few weeks have been surreal to say the least. With everything that has been going on, there have been a lot of fast changes, uncertainty, fear, and emotional stress. During this time, it is important to adjust to our new circumstances, but it is also important to know that it is okay to […]

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The Power of Music and Dance

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Most of us love music and find ourselves singing or dancing along when our old favorite songs come through our radios. Almost everyone can think of times music and dance has positively impacted their lives. It can send shivers down your spine, bring you to tears or transcend you back to a specific time in […]

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Telehealth and VideoTherapy

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Telehealth and teletherapy are two words we are hearing about more in today’s recent social climate. With limitations being set on in-person interactions, we are beginning to rely more and more on the ability to connect and communicate through technology, and our health is no exception. Telehealth is defined as distribution of health-related services and […]

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Addressing Our Grief Over COVID-19

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Needless to say, there has been major changes in our world in the past month. We are all going to adjust and come terms with COVID-19 at different times and different levels. For instance, do you look outside your window and still question why people are out? Do you question for yourself is it safe […]

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How to Manage Our Household Anxieties

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So here we are, still at home with school remaining out, all due COVID-19 and keeping each other healthy and safe. Yet, how do we keep our household happy and calm with everyone home and getting annoyed? We have tried lots of tips and tools to keep busy, entertained at home, and calm, though we […]

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DBT Explained

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Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a specialized form of cognitive behavioral therapy originally developed by Marsha Linehan to treat those who suffer with repeated suicidal thoughts and urges. According to an article by the New York Times, during an interview with the author, Marsha Linehan shared she struggled for many years trying to manage her […]

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Worry V. Concern

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Lately, there have been a lot of unknowns. With these unknowns, undoubtedly comes fear, anxiety, confusion, and sadness. It is natural and expected to be concerned right now. But how do we know when we have crossed the line to unhealthy anxiety and worry? Worry can feel out of control. These thoughts do not come […]

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