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What Breakups Leave Behind

What Breakups Leave Behind

-Mayah Taylor, MA Breakups are never easy. There’s so many emotions and feelings associated with a breakup. They can be significantly life altering. But what do breakups leave behind in their wake? How are the parties involved affected by a breakup?   The Art Of Revenge Breakups can often be unpleasant, painful, and sometimes downright […]

Dangers of the Study Drug with College Students

Dangers of the Study Drug with College Students

-Mayah Taylor, MA The life of a college student is a challenging one. Midterms,  finals, quizzes, 10+ page papers, or that big project they’ve worked on the whole semester on. Many students who are faced with this can often feel overwhelmed. In order to excel and not flunk out, students turn to “study drugs.” Study […]

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Life Hacks for Finding Happiness

-Mayah Taylor, MA Happiness. What does it look like? Everyone’s personal happiness will look different. What makes one person happy might not be true for someone else. How do you find it? Happiness takes work and is something that you can build for yourself. In this blog, Life Cycle Counseling shares with you helpful life […]

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 […]

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Suicide Prevention and Questioning Your Thoughts

Is this Normal? My two residents, Anne Moss Rogers, and I went on a road trip last Friday to speak to 77 soldiers, at Fort Lee Army Base, about Suicide Prevention. We were a motley crew on a mission to end stigma-easy, right?! The latest study from the Department of Defense states, 22 soldiers die […]

Support Groups in the Community. Do they Really Help?

By Mayah Taylor, M.A. The Relationship Between Community Support Groups and Anger How do support groups or more specifically community support help people with anger management? Who needs it? Why? What does it do for you? These are the questions we tend to ask ourselves when we hear the word “support.” Most if not all […]

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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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8-30-17 Quote of the day: Tired no more.

There are two types of “tired,” I suppose. One is a dire need of sleep, the other is a dire need of peace.

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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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