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Relationship Issues & The Holidays

The holiday season is an exciting time, but it’s not uncommon to find it hard to enjoy. Get-togethers and celebrations tend to remind us of what we don’t have or wish we had, and they have the added b...

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The Physical Health-Mental Health Connection

The connection between mental health and physical health is an often overlooked but (perhaps surprisingly) important component of wellness. “People with serious mental health conditions are at high ri...

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The Trauma/Addiction Cycle

Addiction encourages trauma and trauma can encourage addiction. This process becomes a vicious circle or negative feedback loop, with trauma contributing to addiction, which in turn fuels more trauma,...

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What I Wish I’d Known as a Teenager

Lessons Learned about Mental Health I worried about grades as a teenager. I mean, I really worried. Today, I know this was not typical anxiety about school. Looking back, I struggled with obsessive-co...

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Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label: What Does This Mean for You?

If you haven’t already noticed, you will likely start to see some significant changes to how your food is packaged and sold. Rolling out Obama-era policies, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is r...

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The Delicate Dynamics of Intimacy: How Early Relational Trauma Plays Out in Our Adult Relationships

Our capacity for empathy and closeness is formed and strengthened through the quality of our childhood relationships. From conception onwards, we resonate in tune or out of tune with those who bring u...

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