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adinasilvestri.com I feel better trap blog

“I Feel Better” Trap: Top Questions to Ask Your Therapist

“I Feel Better” Trap: Top Questions to Ask Your Therapist by, Bunny Young, MA, QMHP Knowing when it is time to discontinue therapy can be a difficult decision. Similar to the decision to begin therapy, there is a transition that occurs from independence to admitting that you need professional support. Once you are accustomed to […]

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Top Ways to Cope on Mother’s Day

Top Ways to Cope with Grief on Mother’s Day Mother’s Day, for many, is a time of celebration with one of your biggest supporters, Mom. For the rest of us, this holiday can leave us feeling the blues; especially when Mom (or our maternal support) is no longer with us. Your lack of Mother’s Day […]

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5-8-17 Quote of the day: Hero

And if I could tell you one thing, it would be: You are never as broken as you think you are. Sure, you have a couple of scars and a couple of bad memories, but then again, all great heroes do. -ltn

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5-8-17 Quote of the day: Rise up

“It’s OK if you fall down and lose your spark. Just make sure that when you get back up, you rise as the whole damn fire.” -Colette Werden

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Anger Management Spotlight: The Angry Parent

Anger Management Spotlight: The Angry Parent By Bunny Young, MA,QMHP   Every parent gets angry with their child at some point. It does not help that we have endless stressors: getting to appointments late, financial pressures, health. In the midst of that stress, here comes a screaming child who is taunting her younger brother, lost […]

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The Top 5 Ways to Stay Sober During Music Festivals

Top 5 Ways to Stay Sober During Music Festivals   For many individuals, summer music festivals are a beloved annual tradition-to take on singing and dancing with your friends amidst the stars is what one lives for.   And for some, knocking back a few beers or maybe even some illicit substances is what makes […]

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4-19-19 Quote of the day: forgiveness

I never knew how strong I was until I had to forgive someone who wasn’t sorry, and accept an apology I never received.