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Struggling with Depression? 4 Ways to Get Help

Depression can be one of the most painful experiences we can have as human beings. I have sat across from clients who couldn’t muster up the energy to get out of bed in the morning, thought they were worthless, and considered ending their lives. I haven’t personally experienced clinical depression, …

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How to Cope with Death: 5 Suggestions

My grandmother died last week. It wasn’t tragic or surprising. She was quite old, and her health had been declining for several years. Still, though, I felt sad about her death. There’s a finality about death that can be overwhelming. No more eating Chinese food, listening to Grandma talk to …

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How to Make Friends: Reach Out to One Person Every Day

Sometimes making friends can be difficult, especially if you have recently moved to a new place. It might feel like everyone else is already connected, and you’re all alone. It can be challenging to know where to start when trying to develop your community. This can lead to feelings of …

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6 Strategies to Interpret Your Dreams

Dreams can be fascinating. In the past, psychologists were really into interpreting dreams. Some people claimed they could tell you exactly what your dream meant. They even had guidebooks that associated dream content with various meanings. I think it can be helpful to consider and analyze your dreams, but dreams can …

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When a Family Member Isn’t There This Holiday: 4 Healthy Responses

For many of us, the holidays are a time of fun, excitement, and connecting with family and friends. But for others of us, the holidays can be a time of sadness and loss. This can be especially true if you lost someone close to you this past year. When there …

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