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11 Warning Signs You May be Addicted to Substances

11 Warning Signs You May be Addicted to Substances By Bunny Young, MA, QMPH What is Addiction? The word addiction is used in several ways. One definition describes physical addiction. The biological state in which the body adapts to a drug so that it no longer has the same effect (tolerance). Another instance of physical […]

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6-21-17 Quote of the day: Celebrate Weirdness!

I like weird people. The black sheep, the odd ducks, the rejects, the eccentrics, the loners, the lost and forgotten. More often than not, these people have the most beautiful souls. -tinybuddha.com

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3 Ways to Defeat Anxiety

3 Ways to Defeat Anxiety By, Bunny Young, MA, QMPH Anxiety can be disabling to individuals who do not have the coping skills set into place. It manifests into not only an emotional reaction, but also a physical reaction in the body, all from something as simple as a thought sometimes. Your options are to […]

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“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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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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Whole-hearted Living & Inspiration from Brene Brown

Whole-hearted Living & Inspiration from Brene Brown I typically do not subscribe to celebrity fandom, but viral TED talk speaker Brene Brown is one exception to the rule. I know her Texan girl-next-door persona and sarcastic attitude won the hearts of many, but that was not why I hurriedly pushed through security at the Omni […]