Explore success stories and information related to therapy and self-improvement.

Explore success stories and information related to therapy and self-improvement.

Charlie Brown and Resilience

Charlie Brown and Resilience

Resilient people show up to try again, with the hope that this time there will be a more favorable outcome. They have yet to succeed, but they continue to try, and that’s resilience. Author: Jacob Chmara, MA, TLLP

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Saying No

The Do’s and Don’ts of Saying No

The fear of disappointment, inadequacy, and selfishness often leads to our need to please others. Consider your personal needs, boundaries, & what you may be sacrificing before saying yes. Author: Jordan Reynolds, LLMSW

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I’ve Wasted So Much Time… Now What?

I’ve Wasted So Much Time… Now What?

It’s a familiar feeling. The guilt, shame, and pure frustration of time slipping away. Maybe you didn’t accomplish all that you wanted. When you find yourself worried about wasted time or becoming lost in the image of a
predictable life, remember you are on your own timeline. Author: Jordan Reynolds, MSW

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My Family Believes in Mental Health Stigmas – What Do I Do?

My Family Believes in Mental Health Stigmas – What Do I Do?

Oftentimes, conversations about mental health stigma focus solely on public and systemic discrimination and how they influence societal responses — however, what happens when that stigma lies in your own living room? How do you address your own mental health needs when you may be in a situation where those around you do not understand?

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What Lobsters Can Teach Us About Personal Growth

What Lobsters Can Teach Us About Personal Growth

Towards the end of our therapy session together, I found myself reflecting on a few of the things Jeremy had mentioned that stuck out to me. In talking about the process of personal growth and change, my client asked, “Why does changing your life for the better have to be so difficult? Why do I feel weak and inadequate talking about my problems? I don’t like feeling uncomfortable”.

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Looking for More Insight? Maybe These Titles Can Help!

Looking for More Insight? Maybe These Titles Can Help!

Therapeutic healing doesn’t happen in a vacuum. For many in therapy, this means they find themselves practicing self-reflection and considering salient topics between sessions. Sometimes this leads to more frequent meetings and exploration with a therapist, and other times it leads to exploration in other avenues. One common place for exploration? Literature.

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Is Therapy For Me?

Is Therapy For Me?

There are many good reasons to start therapy, personal growth, self-empowerment, learning new skills. But when it comes to making the first appointment, it is not uncommon to second guess your decision.

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