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How Focusing on Your Faith Can Help with Depression & Anxiety

How Focusing on Your Faith Can Help with Depression & Anxiety

It has long been believed that having faith is key to getting through some of life’s greatest challenges. A spiritual practice can often give people the strength and confidence to push through obstacles and make positive changes. But can faith have a positive effect on depression and anxiety? According to new research, it can. Your […]

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What is Trauma and What Causes it?

What is Trauma and What Causes it?

You most likely won't get through life without a fair amount of stress. However, some people experience not just stress, sadness or grief, but actual trauma. This can be from events like being involved in a bad car accident, rape, a natural disaster, or war. PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) is a result of experiencing […]

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How Focusing on Your Faith Can Help with Depression & Anxiety January 4, 2019 by Chris McMullen Leave a Comment It has long been believed that having faith is key to getting through some of life’s greatest challenges. A spiritual practice can often give people the strength and confidence to push through obstacles and make positive changes. But can faith have a positive effect on depression and anxiety? According to new research, it can. Your […] What is Trauma and What Causes it? December 24, 2018 by Chris McMullen Leave a Comment You most likely won’t get through life without a fair amount of stress. However, some people experience not just stress, sadness or grief, but actual trauma. This can be from events like being involved in a bad car accident, rape, a natural disaster, or war. PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) is a result of experiencing […] Suffering from Addiction: When to Ask for Help

Suffering from Addiction: When to Ask for Help

When it comes to addiction, there’s one thing that all addicts have in common: at some point, they realize that their life is headed down a path they don’t want to go down. Addiction can begin innocently enough; someone might start taking drugs or drinking out of curiosity, peer pressure, as a coping mechanism to […]

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4 Signs of Emotional Trauma: Little known symptoms of PTSD

4 Signs of Emotional Trauma: Little known symptoms of PTSD

When you think about someone experiencing trauma, incidents such as a violent or sexual assault or a terrible car accident might come to mind. But there are other, subtler forms of trauma that can negatively affect our lives and hinder our relationships. Emotional trauma can be just as devastating as experiencing sexual abuse, domestic violence, […]

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How Compassion Can Help You Support Someone Dealing with Addiction

How Compassion Can Help You Support Someone Dealing with Addiction

It can often be difficult knowing how to navigate a relationship that is tainted by addiction. Often, loved ones are told that helping an addict means creating codependency, and that the best thing to do is show some “tough love,” even if that means walking away.  How Compassion Can Help But is this really true? […]

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The Difference Between ADD & ADHD

The Difference Between ADD & ADHD

When searching for information on mental health issues, you’ll find attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) lumped together. In fact, you’ll often read ADD/ADHD. So it’s easy to see why people get confused. Before we talk about the differences, it’s worth it to take a brief historical look at attention deficit […]

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Creative Ideas for Improving Communication in Your Relationship

Creative Ideas for Improving Communication in Your Relationship

Whether conducted in the United States or far off lands, many surveys find the number one reason for divorce is poor communication. Beyond having different communication styles, issues often arise when both partners are not comfortable talking about their feelings. The good news is, talking about feelings is not the only, or even necessarily the best, […]

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5 Signs You Aren’t Practicing Self-Care

5 Signs You Aren't Practicing Self-Care

Self-care is complex. Anyone can tell you to do it, but only you can bestow the gift of self-care onto yourself. But before you can begin bestowing, you’ve got to first recognize that you are worthy of caring for yourself as you do others. How do you do this? By noticing the ways in which you are currently not […]

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3 Ingredients to a Happy Marriage

3 Ingredients to a Happy Marriage

Have you ever wondered why some marriages last decades while others barely go two years? Why do some couples thrive and grow together while others crash and burn? The secret? There are three secrets, actually; three ingredients to a happy and successful marriage. Without all three of these, many couples will struggle to remain connected […]

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“Who Wears the Pants?” Advice for Balancing the Power in Your Relationship

"Who Wears the Pants?" Advice for Balancing the Power in Your Relationship

When it comes to relationships, it seems there is often a driving force behind the couple, or one partner who seems to always have the upper hand. This is often referred to as “wearing the pants.” The partner who “wears the pants” is the one most often in control of the relationship. “Wearing the Pants” […]

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