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The challenges of being a freshman

The Challenges of Being a Freshman

Peer pressure, stress, anxiety, and homesickness are some of the challenges that freshmen face in their new life in college. Stepping foot in a new school is definitely one for the books for many teens. They think that by being in college and away from home, they can be free to do whatever they want. […]

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8-9-17: 9 Things to Give Up if You Want to be Happy

 Complaining Limiting beliefs Blaming others Negative self-talk Dwelling on the past Resistance to change The need to impress others The need to always be right The need for other’s approval

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7-26-17 Quote of the day: To the quiet people!

“I’ve always liked quiet people: You never know if they’re dancing in a daydream or if they’re carrying the weight of the world.” -John Green, Looking for Alaska

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3 Reasons We Lie and 3 Solutions

3 Reasons We Lie and 3 Solutions   We say it is wrong. We reword things to say “white lie” or “fibbing” to ease our guilt. We cross our fingers and hope for the best as if to suspend judgment and convince ourselves we are playing on the right side of communicative fair play. This […]

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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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6- 19-17 Quote of the Day: The Search

I no longer look for the good in people, I search for the real…because while good is often dressed in fake clothing, real is naked and proud no matter the scars. -Chishala Lishomwa

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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 […]