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Hello, Monday

Feeling lethargic or down today? It’s not uncommon; the start of the regular workweek can bring on a dysphoria or sadness. If you’re no fan of Mondays, the chances are that it’s not the day itself you dislike, it’s what you have to do upon waking up. Responsibilities, phone calls, commitments. Your pangs of dread…

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Mental health and companion animals

One of the founders of psychology, Sigmund Freud, elucidated the idea that talking about your feelings, experiences, and emotional states is mentally therapeutic. But who should you talk to? Often it is a therapist, friend, parent, teacher, or minister. According to Freud, just letting it out, ventilating emotion, has a therapeutic effect. In my practice,…

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Being single and mental health

Some fascinating recent research has been focusing on the social life of singles. Single individuals tend to have a lower desire for a romantic relationship when they are more socially satisfied, engage in a variety of activities and interests, and place their friends higher in their life priorities, according to new research published in the…

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The Power of Awe

Awe is the feeling of smallness and wonder you experience when you stand before something vastly bigger than you. A new research study indicates that experiencing mindfully beauty around us adds another tool to our strategies to manage stress, anxiety, and even depression. The awe factor. Perfect for a day of thanks.

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Holiday feels are OK

Holiday feels are OK Gratitude for technology and social media so we can see our loved ones Sad that the holidays will look different this year Lonely that you don’t have plans Guilty for spending too much time watching social media Angry at people who are not taking the pandemic seriously Jealous of people who…

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Embolden offers the ADOS-2, the gold standard assessment for kids on the spectrum.

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