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How to Be Empowered During Therapy

How to Be Empowered During Therapy

Knowing Your Rights as a Client The first step to being empowered during therapy is knowing your rights as a client and what you can expect from your therapist. There are a lot of misconceptions about what therapy is and is not, so let’s start with your basic rights as…

How Yoga Can Help Reduce Anxiety

How Yoga Can Help Reduce Anxiety

IS ANXIETY BECOMING A PROBLEM? Everyone experiences anxiety from time to time. It is a human emotion we all share, and it’s important to remember that you are not the only one who deals or has dealt with it. At low and moderate levels, anxiety can even be beneficial. It…

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.…

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…