Mental Wellness

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Mind Body Connection

It may be hard to believe…but your emotions really do affect your physical health.  Just think about your most recent headache…what was going on with you emotionally at that time?  Were you anxious about a work deadline?  Were you worried about a sick family member?  Maybe you had a disagreement with a co-worker?  Many…

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Who Can I Talk To? When To Talk To A Psychologist

Are you feeling overwhelmed?  Are you realizing that talking to your friends and co-workers about your stress just isn’t helping?  Maybe it is time to find a well-qualified, reputable professional who can help you identify your problems and work to create a coping plan just for you. According to The American Psychological Association (APA),…

Understanding Anxiety

Uuugh . . . . . anxiety! By definition, anxiety is an unpleasant state of inner turmoil, often accompanied by nervous behavior. For many the mere mention of the word can make someone suffering from anxiety manifest symptoms like heart palpations or tightness in the chest. Other symptoms such as stomachaches, headaches, cold sweats…

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Managing Your Depression

Depression affects 5 percent of today’s workforce. This means that one out of every 20 people suffers from depression from our mothers and daughters to coworkers and spouses. Have you ever felt some of the symptoms of depression or maybe you recognize someone at home or work who is showing signs? With various treatment…

Coping With Workplace Stress

You return to the office after several great days celebrating with family and friends. Maybe you caught up on some ZZZ’s, ate a little too much, and had a relaxing holiday, but now the reality of being back in the office is setting in. Deadlines, projects, and meetings seem to be adding up and…

Avoiding Workplace Burnout

Returning to work after the holidays is a little difficult for most people. It’s hard to return back to work after spending time relaxing with family and friends, eating too much, and probably sleeping in. It’s normal to feel a little sluggish after the holidays, just be aware of signs of burnout. Workplace burnout…

Building Individual Resilience

Everyone is bound to have one of those days. You know, the type of day where you have a flat tire, spill coffee on yourself, or get some kind of bad news. Sometimes it’s more than a day. Sometimes the car, washing machine, and air conditioner all go out at the same time. How…

How To Deal With Stress

Going back to school after a break is always hard. Your bed seems extra cozy, and you’d probably rather lay around watching TV or playing on your IPad. There always seems to be so much to do when you go back to school. Book reports, science fair, and homework can all add up and…