Category Archives: Mental Health

The Mind-Body Connection

By Amy Glendening Have you ever had any physical symptoms—not being able to sleep, on-going stomach pains, high blood pressure—and felt like typical treatments didn’t help? Your ailment may not be entirely physical.  There is such a strong connection between … Continue reading

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Recording Gratitude

By Elizabeth Wine Gratitude can be difficult to achieve, especially when someone is in difficult circumstances.  However, I have found that taking time at the start of each day to jot down three things that I am grateful for, helps … Continue reading

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Is group therapy for you?

It can be hard to work through problems alone. We often try talking to people who do not understand us and are not able to give us what we need. In group therapy, we meet with people that have similar … Continue reading

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Techniques to help break the cycle of negative thinking by focusing on the present

This is the fourth post in a series on MINDFULENESS by Laurie Moffitt. Mindfulness requires living in the present moment and only the present moment. When feeling anxious, we are often thinking about the future, the past or the what … Continue reading

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Coping with life transitions

By Michelle Scheu Life is a series of transitions beginning the day we are born.  Transitions are a time of growth, even if we view the transition as a loss at the time it is happening.  For example, going away … Continue reading

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How living mindfully can reduce stress and your improve health

This post is the first in a series on MINDFULNESS by Laurie Moffitt. Mindfulness is showing up on the news and in mainstream magazines. I recently watched a health report and read articles on using mindfulness to increase focus and … Continue reading

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