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Life Hacks for the Newly Sober

-Mayah Taylor, MA New Year. New Challenges. For those who are in recovery from addiction, the thought of new challenges to overcome may seem daunting. You may be wondering, “How am I ever going to stay sober?” We’re here to help! The journey of sobriety is not one you have to make alone. So to […]

Two Simple Tips for Dismissing the Negative Self Talk

Two Simple Tips for Dismissing the Negative Self-Talk

-Mayah Taylor, MA  Many individuals, including myself, have experienced negative self talk. That voice inside your head that criticizes you, doubts you, and tells you that you are not good enough. It says negative hurtful things to you-things that you would never say to anyone else. I can’t believe I ate that whole pie; I […]

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The Freshman Binge Drinking Culture and How to Manage It

Freshman binge drinking has been a long-time college culture notion. Entering college life can be a high time for teens. Stepping up to a new stage in life can be both exciting and nerve-racking for these teens. There are many  factors that affect why students start to drink and some of these may be quite […]

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Can Eating Disorders be Caused by Fear of the Freshman 15?

By now, you’ve heard the warnings about “freshman 15.” But is it just a myth?  Many students are likely to gain weight-but it may not be the full freshman 15 and it may not happen during freshman year. Good news, right? College offers temptations and requires many adjustments for the incoming Freshman. There are many […]

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Anger Management With Group Therapy Will Help Lessen Your Anxiety: 3 Reasons Why

By, Mayah Taylor, M.A. In both anger management and group therapy: what do people say? The thought of group therapy can often fill people with anxiety. Why? For one thing, you are in a room with strangers encouraging you to share your anger, your feelings, and things that may be personal to you. Scary, right? […]

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All I Want for Christmas is Someone Who Understands

By: Bunny Young, MA, QMHP In this season of giving it is nice to be surrounded by individuals with whom you feel supported. Often around the holidays we are flooded with commercials of family, friends, community, and celebration. It can lead to feelings of loneliness or solitude when you do not have access to these […]

5 Ways to Beat the Kitchen Stress

By: Bunny Young, MA, QMHP Holidays can be a time for celebration, community, fellowship, and family. But when you spend all day laboring in the kitchen to prepare a meal and then eat for maybe 30 minutes only to spend half the night cleaning up the kitchen, it can feel a little overwhelming. Here are […]

5 Ways to Stay Sane This Holiday Season

Five Ways to Stay Sane this Holiday Season

Every year between Halloween and Christmas we vow to make the holiday season full of merriment and joy. This is the year all of our shopping will be completed early. We won’t overindulge. We won’t overdo it. Then, without warning, all of our best intentions get swept away with the chocolate mocha lattes, gingerbread houses […]

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11-9-16 Quote of the day

I admire people who choose to shine even after all the storms they have been through.  

Kick off the Fall Stress Free at Life Cycles Counseling

Stress-Busting Sessions

This fall we will be hosting our “Kick Off the Fall Stress Free” Open House on October 20th from 6-7:30pm. This event will feature several ways you can overcome stress in your daily life. These breakout sessions will include yoga, animal assisted therapy and art intervention. Here’s a little bit more information about what each […]


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