Posts Tagged ‘Therapy’

Why Finding a Therapist Is So Hard (And How I Can Help)

Why finding a therapist is so hard

The Exhausting Process of Finding a Therapist *Is finding a therapist harder than actually going to therapy?* Searching for a therapist starts with combing through endless listings and repetitive descriptions. But even if you find someone appealing, connecting remains difficult. You have to verify your insurance coverage, availability, and schedules.¬†After countless emails, forms, and insurance…

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When Self Care Isn’t Enough

The idea of self-care has become more and more popular in recent years. Self-care as it is currently conceptualized is defined as anything we do to help take care of our mental, physical or emotional well-being. A quick Google search pulls up literally hundreds of ideas from yoga, to journaling, to drinking enough water. In…

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Is My Pandemic Drinking Becoming a Problem?

October is National Emotional Wellness Month. As an alcohol counselor, I have to ask: how is your drinking these days? American adults are drinking 14% more often during the pandemic than 1 year ago, according to a recent report in the JAMA Network Open. Women, in particular, are drinking 17% more frequently than they were…

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Serious About Weight Loss? Cancel That Nightly Glass of Wine

I love the beginning of the year and do take the time to put together my resolutions along with everyone else. Why not take a little time to give yourself workable goals in the new year, and I do have high hopes for 2020. Having worked with people in some capacity toward healthier lifestyle creation…

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5 Strategies to Beat Procrastination

I am a gamer. I have been playing video games since I was a kid, starting with Atari way back in the day, evolving into a PS4 and PC fiend. Now, before you tune out altogether, this is not a post about video game. This is a look at the games that we play with…

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