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Ways To Cope With The Loss Of Your Cat

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Ways To Cope With The Loss Of Your Cat

If your pet cat recently ran away and you are depressed daily and no longer wish to participate in activities that you previously enjoyed, the following tips may help you come to terms with the loss and help you move on with your life in a positive manner. Speak To A Professional Meet with a licensed counselor (such as Timothy D. Berry, Ph.D.) to discuss your feelings and gain an understanding of why you are feeling so poorly. A counselor will discuss the stages of grief with you and may offer some ways for you to overcome the loneliness...

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Things You Should Never Say To A Family Counselor

Posted by on Sep 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Things You Should Never Say To A Family Counselor

Going to counseling can be one of the best decisions that you make for your family. Whether you have a small issue within your family or you are facing major losses together, family counseling empowers you to connect with those you love the most in a new way. With the guidance of a caring therapist, you can learn many things about communicating with your loved ones and discover ways to strengthen your relationships. As you seek help through therapy, keep in mind these things that you should never say to a family counselor. Don’t Say...

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The Toll Lupus Can Take On Your Emotional And Cognitive Health

Posted by on Sep 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Toll Lupus Can Take On Your Emotional And Cognitive Health

Along with the physical health problems lupus can cause, the disease can affect your mental and cognitive health. Damage to brain cells may occur as the result of changes in blood flow to the brain, inflammation, and antibodies that sometimes enter the brain. But developing an awareness of the potential effects that lupus can have on your cognitive function and state of mind may help you cope better with any changes that occur. Effects of Lupus On Thinking and Behavior Many individuals with lupus develop some level of cognitive dysfunction...

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Three Common Reasons Why Drug Addiction Occurs And How To Treat These Causes

Posted by on Aug 30, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Common Reasons Why Drug Addiction Occurs And How To Treat These Causes

Drug addiction help can begin the minute you recognize you have a problem. However, you should be aware that there is almost always an underlying cause. People do not simply wake up one morning and become addicted to prescription pain pills or heroin. There is something else deep within their bodies or their minds that has triggered a need for relief, and the drugs they take seem to help resolve that for a time. Before you get started on your road to recovery and sobriety, consider the following common reasons/causes for drug addiction and...

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Help Is Available To Win The Battle Against An Addiction To Prescription Painkillers

Posted by on Aug 24, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Help Is Available To Win The Battle Against An Addiction To Prescription Painkillers

If you have been struggling daily without painkillers after your prescription ran out and are now purchasing them from street vendors in order to cope, you may be suffering from an addiction and require assistance to overcome the cravings that you are experiencing. The following suggestions may help you deal with the problem at hand and provide you with coping mechanisms that will assist with living a healthy, drug-free life. Complete An Online Substance Abuse Assessment Online assessments are confidential and free to take. Each one will ask...

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How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Helps With Overcoming Anxiety

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Helps With Overcoming Anxiety

Anxiety can occur for any number of reasons. In general, people who are feeling anxious feel that their thoughts are out of control. Symptoms of anxiety can include trouble sleeping, difficulty concentrating, and a marked inability to participate in typical day to day activities. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or CBT, focuses on the thought processes that come along with anxiety, and through the help of a trained therapist, people that are suffering from anxiety learn new thought patterns to help them better manage anxiety. When Anxiety...

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Can Extreme Sports Help Alleviate Anxiety And Depression?

Posted by on Aug 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Can Extreme Sports Help Alleviate Anxiety And Depression?

Many athletes have achieved incredible fame thanks to exceptional performances in extreme sports. A few of those daredevil athletes have even earned huge sums of money through parlaying their extreme sports fame into lucrative product endorsements. Not everyone who engages in extreme sports garner great notoriety and financial rewards. Hobbyists discover something more valuable can be gained. The psychological pain associated with both anxiety and depression may be alleviated through slower-paced participation in a favored extreme sport....

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Tips To Replace Negative Thinking With Positive Thinking

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips To Replace Negative Thinking With Positive Thinking

In life, things can go wrong all the time; however, you do not have to let your life circumstances rob you of your peace, positivity, and happiness. If you have depression or anxiety from the bad things in your life, you may not be able to change those circumstances, but you can learn how to develop an attitude that will help you stay positive throughout these events. Here are some tips that may help you get out of the slump you are in and have the ability to enjoy life more. Keep a thankful list To turn your negativity into positive...

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