Blog Archive: 2014

Blog Archive: 2014

The Age of Distraction

Posted: October 10, 2014 by Kerry Ogden

I have a conflicted relationship with technology. It creates community and dispenses information like never before. The problem is that human beings are wired to see the bright and shiny - making the medium that brings us most together, the one that potentially pulls us apart.

Tags: mood and feelings, relationship and family, anxiety, addiction and behavior

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Why DON’T we do the things we know are GOOD for us?

Posted: October 01, 2014 by Nani Waddoups

Why DON’T we do the things we know are GOOD for us? You know what I’m talking about, right? Things like eating whole foods and less sugar, exercising or saving money.

Tags: mood and feelings, addiction and behavior, body issues

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Why Am I Afraid to Tell Anyone that I am Depressed?

Posted: September 27, 2014 by Colleen Burke-Sivers, LPC

Even in the wake of the press surrounding Robin William's suicide and the attempt to remove the stigma from depression, it can still carry a heavy connotation.  Depression is not something that is easy to bring up in conversation. It is not something that people always hear without judgment. And it is not something that is easy to live with. Those who have not been through it may find it difficult to sympathize and many sufferers are afraid to mention it for fear that the response they get will make them feel worse. But if you never tell anyone about it, you may end up feeling more alone.

Tags: mood and feelings

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How to Prepare for Couples Counseling

Posted: September 14, 2014 by

It is not unusual to feel a little nervous before your first couples counseling or marriage therapy session. Preparing by paying special attention to self-care can be incredibly beneficial in making the most of your investment in couples therapy.

Tags: relationship and family

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Why do I DO that?!

Posted: August 20, 2014 by Nani Waddoups

Almost everyone has asked themselves the question: “Why do I do things I know are not good for me?”

Tags: mood and feelings, anxiety, addiction and behavior, body issues

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