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5 Strategies for A Successful Return to Dating After Divorce

Visit your nearest search engine and read the tops stressors in a person’s life. You’ll learn that after the death of a loved one, number two on that list is “divorce.” Thus, it is important not to underestimate its potential impact on you. It’s okay if you were hurt. Or just knocked off balance for […]

Coping with College Stress & Pressure: How to Encourage & Care For Yourself

There is no shame or stigma in using them. Ask for help. When “overwhelmed” becomes your default setting, counseling may be required. Talking to an experienced mental health professional is a powerful step toward de-stressing.

What It Means to Heal from Trauma and How EMDR Can Help

Trauma occurs when a terrible event or series of events go unresolved. Traumatic events can leave a person emotionally broken. This can include a diagnosis of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). People with PTSD may display symptoms like: Guilt and shame Despair and hopelessness Hyper-vigilance Withdrawal and social isolation Self-destructive behaviors Loss of trust Substance abuse […]

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