Depression During the Holidays

    Do you struggle with depressive feelings during the holidays? Remember these 3 words to help cope: acknowledge, reconstruct, gratitude. Don’t suppress those emotions when they appear. Acknowledge them. Bringing them to the light weakens their control over you. Re-structure those thoughts by shifting the focus from the bad to the good, i.e. if…

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5 Strategies to Manage Stress & Anxiety Without Medication

Please note that I am not a doctor and cannot emphasize enough that if you suffer from debilitating stress and anxiety you should absolutely seek professional help.   I’m stressed.  You’re stressed.  We’re all pretty stressed out.  As a matter of fact, 8.3 million adults in the U.S. suffer from serious psychological distress. Not only…

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How to Eliminate Mid-Day Cravings & Energy Crashes

I have the privilege of sitting directly across from the vending machine at work.  Every single day, between the hours of 2:30 and 4:00pm I bop my head to the clink of coins and rustle of dollar bills being fed into the machine. There are two types of people that stroll passed my desk to…

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