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Therapeutic Approaches to Dealing with Chronic Illness

Therapeutic Approaches to Dealing with Chronic Illness

Living with a chronic illness can be incredibly tough. The physical, emotional, and psychological toll it takes on individuals may sometimes be too much to handle. However, there are therapeutic approaches that can help you manage your condition and improve your quality of life. Let’s review the various strategies and techniques for dealing with chronic illness....
Exploring How Healthy Filters Enhance Your Relational Landscape

Exploring How Healthy Filters Enhance Your Relational Landscape

In the intricate tapestry of life, relationships serve as the vibrant threads that connect us. Understanding boundaries within these relationships is crucial, akin to tending to a flourishing garden. Just as a garden thrives with the careful selection of plants and the implementation of nurturing practices, so too do our connections flourish when we apply healthy...
Addressing The Myth That External Gratification from Social Media Enhances Self-Esteem

Addressing The Myth That External Gratification from Social Media Enhances Self-Esteem

​First off, why do we need positive self-esteem? Self-esteem drives confidence which is linked to satisfaction and happiness. When you believe in yourself, you are less critical of yourself and more flexible with your thoughts in general – allowing you to learn, grow, evolve, and succeed more effortlessly. Giving yourself the benefit of the doubt helps to drive...
Assessing Your Comfort Zone… Do You Need A Change or Do You Need To Change?

Assessing Your Comfort Zone… Do You Need A Change or Do You Need To Change?

Many people experience anxiety at the thought of trying something new outside their comfort zone, so we often stay in a place a lot longer than we should. Let’s discuss how you might know if it’s time to change your status quo and why it’s so dang hard to make those determinations and act on them. What is a comfort zone? When you’ve been in a place like a job...
What To Do When Your Partner Has Depression

What To Do When Your Partner Has Depression

Relationships are already complex, and loving someone with depression can make them that much harder.   The first step for dealing with a partner who may be experiencing depression is to recognize what it might manifest as… Depression can affect sleep and energy levels, appetite, and mood. You may find your significant other sleeping too much or eating too much or...