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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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November Resource Round Up

As the holidays descend, there is happiness and celebration but for many of us there are stressors, anxiety, temptations and anger. This month’s resources were designed to help you get through the holiday season with more joy and peace. Happy Holidays from Life Cycles Counseling! Eating Disorders How Women Can Overcome People-Pleasing and Perfectionism http://blogs.psychcentral.com/imperfect/2016/11/overcoming-people-pleasing-perfectionism/ […]

October 3, 2016 Quote of the Day: Life Cycles Counseling

10-3-16 Quote of the Day: One Decision Away

You’re always one decision away from a totally different life.

Life Cycles Counseling September Resource Roundup

September 2016 Resource Roundup

September was full of great resources from the benefits of yoga on stress to how technology and mental health are at a critical crossroads. If you  missed anything we’ve shared over the month, we’ve rounded it up here for you in one convenient spot! Anxiety Management Mayo Clinic agrees – yoga is good for your […]

Tell Me I’m Fat: Coming Out About Your Fatness

Is Fat a permanent state of being, much like sexuality? When did you come out as fat? Sounds strange, right? But unlike people who come out in the LGBT-Q community, it is no secret that you are fat. When should you come out and tell everyone that you are fat, that you accept this state […]

Kick Off the Fall Stress Free

This fall we will be hosting a stress-busting evening of fun at the Life Cycles Counseling office in the West End of Richmond. Come out on Thursday, October 20th from 6-7:30 to learn practical stress relief techniques that you can incorporate into your daily life or into your counseling sessions. This event is FREE and […]


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