Motivation

The weather is improving, the birds are chirping, and people want to do everything on their to-do list all at once. But, what’s the feeling when you want to do everything all at one time? Inspiration, commitment, motivation-- perhaps? Motivation is one of the primary forces that drives human behavior. It is the desire to... Continue Reading →

Mental Health Awareness Month

While April showers bring May flowers, May also brings Mental Health Awareness Month! This is not only an extremely important month for mental health professionals, but also for humankind as well. In fact, 1 in 5 (that is about 43.8 million) Americans experience struggles with mental illness every year. It makes it highly likely that... Continue Reading →

Alcoholism Awareness

Nearly 15 million people in America struggle with Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD). AUD is defined as mild to severe alcohol dependency issue, that can cause adverse social, occupational, or health consequences. The risk for AUD is increased by periods of binge drinking or heavy alcohol use, as it commonly causes neurological changes in the brain.... Continue Reading →

Managing Obstacles & Overcoming Adversity

Learning to manage obstacles, overcome adversity and thriving in uncertainty helps build character and resilience. Every challenge we successfully confront in life serves to strengthen our confidence. So next time when we are faced with challenges, we will be ready to conquer them. What does managing obstacles mean? We often can't control what happens to... Continue Reading →

Manejo de obstáculos y superación de adversidades

Aprender a manejar los obstáculos, superar la adversidad y prosperar en la incertidumbre ayuda a desarrollar el carácter y la resiliencia. Cada desafío que enfrentamos con éxito en la vida sirve para fortalecer nuestra confianza. Entonces, la próxima vez que nos enfrentemos a desafíos, estaremos listos para vencerlos. ¿Qué significa manejar los obstáculos? A menudo... Continue Reading →

Personality Tests

Personality refers to a person's distinctive patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving; traits are the building blocks of personality. The human personality is complex, intricate, and bold. We all have heard of personality tests and how the psychology behind it helps people better understand themselves and their relationship with others. Personality tests, similar to questionnaires,... Continue Reading →

Addiction

Addiction is a chronic disorder with biological, psychological, emotional, social, environmental, and other factors influencing its development and maintenance. An individual who struggles with addiction uses a substance or engages in prolific behavior that satisfies them enough to repeat the behavior despite monumental and detrimental consequences. Addiction may involve the use of substances such as... Continue Reading →

Relationships

It is critically important during these times to stay close in our relationships with our loved ones. Ever since the beginning of the pandemic, isolation and loneliness bears a strong burden on individuals because of the lack of contact and communication. Most healthy relationships rely on sources of strength linked to shared similarities, friendships, individuality,... Continue Reading →

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