Many people have complicated relationships with different members of their family and each situation is unique. Some relationships thrive while others do not, and understanding the reasons behind the problem can help you move forward and eliminate frustration. It’s important to accept that there are two people involved in a relationship, so change and understanding…

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There are different strategies that will help a person rewire their brain and while working hard and thinking positive thoughts may help, they are not the only approaches and other pathways need to be activated to create new neural networks within the brain. The key is to repeatedly align your beliefs, feelings, vision and actions,…

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Post-traumatic stress disorder is not a condition exclusive to individuals that have experienced a terrorist attack or natural disaster. PTSD is a mental health condition that develops after a traumatic event; whether the individual witnessed it or experienced it themselves. If you or someone close to you is struggling with PTSD, you may feel powerless…

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The effects of trauma have come to the foreground in the past few years. Psychologists and other health professionals are broadening their understanding of trauma and what it may mean and look like for survivors. Various factors, such as timing and occurrence, will result in different diagnoses and treatments for patients. As a result of…

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Marriages may be made in heaven but divorce is unfortunately human-made. Statistics say that over the last 30 years, nearly 50% of first marriages in North America have ended in divorce. There are many reasons at play here: personality differences, cultural disparity, level of education, financial strain, health disorders, differences in religious beliefs and family…

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Anxiety and depression are two completely different mental health conditions. Each of the two has differentiating causes, however, their symptoms seem to overlap and treatments are quite similar. It is highly common for an individual to have both anxiety and depression disorders simultaneously. However, it’s crucial to get a correct diagnosis and understand how the…

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Body Meditation: The Best Way to Reduce Stress and Improve Health. Doctors everywhere agree: To improve health, you must reduce stress. So today, I’ll share how Body Meditation is used in my psychology practice. And I’ll show how it can help you, too. The Body is my greatest teacher and guiding body-based meditations is a…

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