Seasonal Affective Disorder

Do you find yourself struggling with a depressed mood nearly every day during the winter? Do you feel sluggish, agitated, or lacking the energy to do activities you once enjoyed? Are you having trouble sleeping throughout the summer nights or maintaining a steady appetite? These are a few symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder to make... Continue Reading →

A Day in the Life of an Olive Branch Intern

With veteran’s day approaching in about two weeks, I think it is important to share some of the things counselors and counselors in training can do in preparation of working with veterans/ veteran families currently or in the near future who may cope with symptoms of PTSD, depression or anxiety; related to their military experience... Continue Reading →

Where’s Your Oxygen Mask?

If you’ve ever flown on an airplane, you have experienced the pre-flight instructions provided by the flight attendants for flight safety. Besides telling passengers where the emergency exits are, the staff also advises passengers to put their oxygen mask on first before helping others in the event of a change in air pressure in the... Continue Reading →

Successful Relationship Pointers

Summer time often brings people out of their comfort zone to get out, get social and start new relationships. If you are dating or are in a relationship where you really like someone and want to see where things go, remember effective communication with your partner is always something to work on. Effective communication with... Continue Reading →

College Success

School is back in session. First day of college came for thousands of students. Nothing is wanted more than a successful and easy flowing semester, right? But, what exactly can a student do to have school success at the college level? It may be easier than you think. First and foremost, make sure you attend... Continue Reading →

Suicide Prevention

Each year World Suicide Prevention Month is in September. This is a time where we share resources and our stories to help spread awareness and show that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. It is important to bring awareness not only during this month, but also any day to help someone... Continue Reading →

Life Transitions

Life is always changing. Right now we are on the cusp of a season change. Although the weather still feels like summer, signs of fall are right around the corner witnessed in every array of leaf color. With every ticking of the clock, time is taking on a new second, furthering the day towards a... Continue Reading →

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