As the 20th Anniversary Nears… is this Really Normal?

April 20th is the 20th Anniversary of the shootings at Columbine High School.  The anniversary of any loss or traumatic event can bring back memories that stir up emotions again.  People may experience a variety of feelings and reactions.  Renewed feelings of fear, sadness, and anxiety are common. Feelings of embarrassment are common for some […]

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9 Snooze Worthy Ways to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

Are you familiar with hearing the alarm go off and hitting snooze several times before you get up for the day? We thought so. We all do this, don’t we? Most of us want more sleep, but find ourselves trying to get by with less and less. Turns out, getting more sleep is more important […]

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Tips to Help Nurture Healthy Relationships

Relationships can be a source of joy and a source of frustration. Some relationships are easy to maintain, while others may take work and effort to be fruitful and enjoyable. Whatever efforts you make toward nurturing and supporting your important relationships will have far-reaching benefits. Here are 3 tips to help nurture healthy relationships and […]

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4 Things to Remember for a Healthier, Happier, Holiday Season

It is that time of year again; the days are getting shorter and the to-do lists are getting longer! With good times ahead, there are so many reasons to celebrate. For some, this time of year can often mean stress lurking behind every celebration. Triggering family dynamics, the expectations of socializing, and the finances of […]

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Helping Your Child Navigate Change – Advice for Back to School Anxiety from our School Based Clinicians

Remember how you felt when you started that new job? When you moved to a new city for the first time? No matter how big the change, it can be a challenge for many of us. We sat down with our School Based Clinicians to learn how parents can set the stage for a healthy, successful […]

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How Flexing Your Creativity Can Benefit Your Health

Many people take part in creative activities simply for casual enjoyment and to engage in a hobby. From painting to writing to cooking, there are many ways that creativity is a part of the human experience. But art is far more than a hobby or a vocation: creativity has played a role in many aspects […]

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4 Ways to Become A Mental Health Ally

There are 1 in 5 adults who have a mental health condition in America. While mental health conditions are widespread throughout the United States, there is still a longstanding stigma that exists. Stigma that often stops people from getting help when they need it. Together, we can make strides to break that stigma. Here are […]

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Start Good Habits Now for Healthy Aging

Did you know that the physical shape you are in during your middle age years is predictive of your health in your older years?  Think about that.  If you are middle age, the steps you take now can help you live a healthier fitter life as a senior, both physically and emotionally.  And those daily […]

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Help for Difficult Times

Our community is saddened by the tragic school shooting in south Florida yesterday. As you know, our own community experienced such a tragedy nearly 19 years ago. For some, it seems like yesterday. Our hearts go out to the families and community in Florida as they begin the process of healing. When an event such […]

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Make Good Habits Stick

Before the “New Year, New Me” attitude fades too much, it’s probably a good time to talk about how our great intentions or resolutions can actually become lasting lifestyle changes. How can you prevent getting discouraged by February and giving up? There’s a lot of science behind how to make good habits stick, so if […]

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