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The Real Postpartum Mood Disorder Assessment

Every new mother has been to the doctor or pediatrician and filled out the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. Many mothers “pass” that test without issue. So, they may feel as they “must not” have a postpartum mood disorder even though something feels off for them. I often have clients tell me they “definitely didn’t” have…

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Simple, Healthy Ways to Relieve Stress

We are all experiencing stress! No matter if you are a student, stay at home mom, working outside the home, or retired, stress seems to follow us everywhere. I remember in college thinking how stressed I was and now realizing that I only had class 2 hours every day. Remember those days? Unhealthy Coping Skills…

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Fighting COVID Fatigue

Happy 1 year anniversary of the “two week shut down”! We have made it a year since the initial shut down for the COVID-19 pandemic. Remember the mad rush for toilet paper? Who still has their stock pile of toilet paper a year later? It is safe to say that 2020-2021 has brought a lot…

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Media and Self Image

How parents can help teens “Filter through the Filters” We are living in a media saturated world. Media tells us what is “normal” and in some ways, shapes who we “want to be”. The greater our media exposure, the greater the impact. Problems can come when people forget that social media is filtered. What we…

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Reducing Teen Self Harm

Adolescence can be a time filled with change, curiosity, and never-ending drama. Teens are experiencing the pressures of grades, friendships, first loves, and heartbreaks. Unfortunately, it is easy for that once exciting independence to transform into loneliness. Often, in these difficult emotions, teens turn to unhealthy coping skills like self-harm that may need the support…

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Supporting Teen Mental Health through COVID

In general, parents are concerned about their teen’s mental health. This can be greatly heightened through the COVID pandemic. Isolation, virtual learning, and lack of extracurricular activities have caused mental health challenges to teens. Many parents are thrown off guard when they find out their teen is struggling with suicidal thoughts, self-harm, and depression. They…

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Fresh Year, Fresh Start

2020 is finally behind us! Doesn’t that feel good to say? If you are like most people, you were glad to see 2020 disappear into the rearview mirror and are hopeful about what 2021 will bring. Many of our goals from 2020 were dashed in March but, before we dive head first into 2021 with…

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4 Ways to De-stress This Holiday Season

This year has seen it’s share of ups and downs internationally, nationally and personally. With Christmas approaching, we may find ourselves more stressed out than ever. We could find ourselves grieving this Christmas in different ways. No matter what is going on, most people would describe the Christmas/New Year season as one of busyness and…

Fostering a Generous and Grateful Heart

With the holiday season coming up, many people may be wondering how to foster a grateful and giving heart in themselves and their children. We may inherently know that we “should” give during the holiday season but sometimes our own lives take all our time. However, if we are able to slow down and practice…