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6 Ways to Become a Better Athlete

Visualization for Athletic Success Visualization, also known as mental rehearsal or mental imagery, is a technique in which we imagine ourselves in a specific situation performing a specific activity. You can use visualization in your everyday life to familiarize yourself with a situation before it actually happens. Visualization may also be a powerful motivation tool…

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7 Ways Therapy Helps College Students

  For many students, stress is simply a part of their college life. High tuition fees, never-ending exams and life away from the family generate a high level ofstress among college students nowadays. According to the Center for Collegiate Mental Health (CMHH) Annual Report (2015), the number of college students seeking campus mental health counseling…

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5 Tips For Your First Therapy Appointment

Have you been thinking about making an appointment with a therapist? Thought about it but haven’t been able to make the call? Are you nervous about what the therapist will think about you?   Here’s a tip: A therapist is most likely just as nervous the first time you get together. I know I still get…

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5 Ways To Combat Stress This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving. It’s such a wonderful time of year. It is a time when we take a moment to stop, think and acknowledge gratitude. Unfortunately, the holidays are also a time when many experience an increase in feelings of anxiety, depression, and stress. Here are 5 ways to decrease stress and make the most of your Thanksgiving: 1.Cook Mindfully –…

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5 REASONS TO PRACTICE SELF CARE

Self care is one of the most important things we can do for ourselves. Unfortunately, it is what we most often forget to practice.  Compassion fatigue is a very real struggle that many of my patients experience. Compassion fatigue is when you quite literally care too much. Do you find yourself trying to help others at the…

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