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How to Reduce Holiday Stress and Anxiety and Enjoy the Season

How to Reduce Holiday Stress and Anxiety and Enjoy the Season

For some, the holidays are a time of year for joy and celebration. But for others, it can bring on unnecessary stress and anxiety. Here are some tips to help you survive the holiday season and find inner peace.   Redefine Your Expectations People often hype the holidays as the…

Redefining Your Relationship With Anger

Redefining Your Relationship With Anger

ANGER HAS A BAD RAP What comes to mind when you hear the word “anger”? Most people think it’s a bad thing – it’s often associated with aggression and violence. It has such a negative reputation because of the behaviors that can come with it, but anger itself isn’t bad.…

What to Expect In Early Sobriety

What to Expect In Early Sobriety

Getting Sober Whether you are just starting out on your journey towards sobriety, or you’ve been sober for years, sobriety offers many positive rewards. During early sobriety, you’ll start to rebuild trust with your friends and family (even if it’s a gradual process), notice your physical health improving, get through…

How to Deal with Narcissism

How to Deal with Narcissism

What is Narcissism? Narcissistic personality disorder is a diagnosis, though not everyone who displays narcissistic traits meets the criteria for having a diagnosable disorder. Individuals may only display some narcissistic traits, including: lacking empathy, being preoccupied with unlimited success, power, attraction, or beauty, being materialistic as a way to show…

How to Handle Stressful Parents as an Independent Adult

How to Handle Stressful Parents as an Independent Adult

Everyone deals with stress from time to time, but when it starts to elevate it can become unhealthy. Normal stress involves keeping up with responsibilities, dealing with people, bosses, friends, family, school, work, and so on. When stress becomes chronic, it can impact your overall mental and physical health and…