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3 Mistakes To Avoid In Managing Your Depression

Posted by on February 9, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Mistakes To Avoid In Managing Your Depression

Depression can impact every aspect of your life, which can make it challenging to manage. During your attempts to manage and overcome the illness, you will possibly make mistakes. The mistakes should never be seen as setbacks, but instead should be viewed as a chance to move forward towards overcoming the illness. To help you in your pursuit of wellness, here are some mistakes you could face and ideas for moving forward.   Hiding Your Illness from Others For some people, depression can lead to feelings of embarrassment and...

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Spouse Had Knee Replacement Surgery And Is Now Addicted To Oxycodone? How To Help Them Become Drug Free

Posted by on January 23, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Spouse Had Knee Replacement Surgery And Is Now Addicted To Oxycodone? How To Help Them Become Drug Free

If your spouse had knee surgery, their doctor likely prescribed pain medication, such as oxycodone, for them to take the first few days after surgery. If they continued to feel pain, their doctor probably prescribed more pain medication and may have prescribed a higher dose. Over time, your spouse may rely on these pills and eventually become addicted to them. If so, they will find ways to get more, such as doctor shopping. If this is happening to your spouse, there are ways you can help them get off this drug. Symptoms for Oxycodone...

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3 Questions To Help You Determine If You Should Hire A Life Coach

Posted by on January 17, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Questions To Help You Determine If You Should Hire A Life Coach

If you feel like you are not excelling in your life in any way, it could be because you do not have any goals set up. Without goals, you will have no direction in which to go, and you might feel like you are just struggling to get through each day. In this situation, you might be able to benefit from the help of a life coach. Here are three questions to ask yourself that may help you decide if a life coach is right for you. Are Things In Your Life Getting Better? The first thing to look at is the progression of your life. Is your life...

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Don’t Let ADHD Stop You From Pursuing A Postsecondary Education

Posted by on December 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Don’t Let ADHD Stop You From Pursuing A Postsecondary Education

Even if you have ADHD, you can go on to pursue higher education, successfully meeting the challenges that college presents. Although medication is an important part of an effective treatment plan to manage your ADHD symptoms, it’s only one component of an overall treatment approach. Understanding the struggles of ADHD and how ADHD student coaching can help build your confidence and teach you skills to overcome your academic struggles are essential steps toward achieving success: Common Struggles College academics can be difficult for...

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Three Tips For Handling Workplace Bullying

Posted by on December 28, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Tips For Handling Workplace Bullying

Bullying can dramatically reduce your quality of life, and when this is occurring at work, it can impact your professional performance. For those that have the unfortunate luck of experiencing bullying in the workplace, there are some basic tips that should be followed to help defend yourself. Learn To Politely Stand Your Ground One of the first steps in dealing with any type of bullying is to learn to stand your ground against the aggressor. This will entail firmly but politely informing the person that their behavior is seemingly hostile...

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5 Ways A Marriage Therapist Can Help Your Marriage

Posted by on December 24, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 Ways A Marriage Therapist Can Help Your Marriage

If you are having difficulty communicating in your marriage, visiting a marriage therapist is something you may consider. Here are five ways a marriage therapist can help: Identify Patterns: A marriage therapist is first going to help you figure out what your relationship patterns are like. This way, a positive change can be made to help stop these patterns of poor communication in your marriage.  Learn to Resolve Problems: Once patterns are determined, your marriage therapist will develop tools that can help you learn how to...

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Does Your Teen Need Therapy?

Posted by on December 22, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Does Your Teen Need Therapy?

Raising a teenager isn’t easy. Teens are often moody, emotional, self-centered, and focused on everything except their family and their studies. Unfortunately, this makes it difficult for parents to determine whether their kid is acting like a normal teenager or if something more serious, such as depression or anxiety, is going on. Learn more how to evaluate your teen so that you can get him or her professional help if needed. Can You Identify a Stressor? It’s natural for teens to be anxious, emotional, and moody, so before...

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Two Reasons Why You Should Get Help From An Outpatient Drug Rehabilitation Facility

Posted by on December 20, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Two Reasons Why You Should Get Help From An Outpatient Drug Rehabilitation Facility

If you have a drug or alcohol addiction and are looking to beat it once and for all, you’re making a great decision.  Although the road may be difficult, you can definitely accomplish your goal if you stay focused.  However, although you may have been thinking about going it alone, it may be a better idea to get help from an outpatient drug rehabilitation facility.  Use this information to learn more about why an outpatient facility may be the perfect way for you to get sober once and for all. An Outpatient Facility Helps...

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3 Services That A Mental Health Hospital Can Provide For Children

Posted by on December 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Services That A Mental Health Hospital Can Provide For Children

If you have a child who suffers from a severe mental illness, and you have tried everything that you can at home, the next step may be to have them check into a mental health hospital. This kind of hospital is going to be able to provide them treatments and other services that you simply can’t provide for them at home. This is going to increase their chances of balancing their mental illness and living a more fulfilling and happy life. This article will discuss 3 services that a mental health hospital can provide for your...

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Helicopter Vs. Free Range: 3 Strategies For When You And Your Partner Can’t Agree On Parenting

Posted by on December 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Helicopter Vs. Free Range: 3 Strategies For When You And Your Partner Can’t Agree On Parenting

When you first met your partner, you were amazed by how much you had in common. As you raved about how you both liked the same bands and even made your coffee the same way, you never dreamed that you would clash on major decisions. That was, until you became parents. Now, you find yourself questioning your partner’s every move, and they can’t believe you could ever be so uptight. So how do you get from fighting about raising your child to loving each other again? Use these three strategies to find a beautiful compromise that will...

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