Tag: difficulty concentrating

Depression and Suicide Awareness

Depression and Suicide Awareness September was National Suicide Awareness Month, so I thought it would be important to touch on a very real condition that takes many lives every day. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, “more than 41,000 individuals die by suicide each year.” What we often don’t think about is that…
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December 7, 2018 0

Fatigue and Chronic Pain

Fatigue and Chronic Pain By: Silva Depanian, AMFT Have you been feeling tired lately? Does the word “tired” not even begin to cover the level of your seemingly constant exhaustion? You might be experiencing fatigue! If you are not familiar with the term, fatigue is not just feeling tired. It is a severe, sometimes incapacitating feeling…
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August 20, 2018 0

Have you ever been hangry? How eating healthy snacks can help manage hunger.

It’s 11:45 a.m., you’re at work, your boss asks you for a favor and you feel incredibly annoyed. You wonder why you’ve been so irritable for the last 30 minutes.  By one o’clock you feel relaxed and once again you have a smile on your face.  What changed in such a short amount of time?…
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July 20, 2018 0

The “You”, The “Us”, and The “Me”- How Ignoring Yourself in a Relationship Can Lead to Anger

Did you know that there are three parts to a relationship? Relationships are made up of the “you”, the “us”, and the “me”. Many times people in relationships place the focus and the emphasis on the “you” or on the “us”. This means that they are constantly focused on what the other person needs or what…
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May 5, 2011 0

16 Ways to Reduce Stress

According to the American Psychological Association, stress in America is on the rise. In 2010, 73% of parents surveyed reported family “responsibilities” to be the number one reason for stress in their lives. Thirty-two percent of parents reported their individual stress to be extreme and rated their stress level an eight on a scale of…
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March 28, 2011 0