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Simple Hacks for Better Sleep

By |2022-10-03T19:57:48+02:00October 4th, 2022|Categories: Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Wellness|

No matter how much we want to cram into each day, there’s no getting away from the necessity of sleep. Sleep is as essential to our well-being as diet and exercise are, it might be even more important since when we don’t sleep well we make poor food choices and don’t workout as much. [...]

Signs of Emotional Eating + What to Do

By |2022-10-02T21:06:24+02:00September 1st, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Stress, Weight Loss|

What is emotional eating? Have you ever found yourself reaching for some biscuits when you’re stressed at work? Or snacking on ice cream after a break up? Maybe you reward yourself for finishing a project with some cake? Or mindlessly munch on crisps when you’re bored? If you answer yes to any of these [...]

How to Support a Loved One Suffering from an Eating Disorder

By |2022-09-02T13:13:58+02:00August 24th, 2022|Categories: Adults, CBT, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Parenting, Treatment|

What is an Eating Disorder? Eating disorders are classified as mental illnesses, which can be complex and potentially life-threatening depending on the severity. These disorders are marked by certain thoughts and attitudes regarding good, eating, body image, as well as behavioral changes. They can be found in anyone, regardless of age, weight, shape, gender, [...]

How to Deal with Anxiety Related to War in Ukraine

By |2022-09-02T14:00:33+02:00March 15th, 2022|Categories: Anxiety, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, PTSD|

On February 24th, 2022, Russia declared war on Ukraine. Many people have found themselves feeling uneasy about this trying time and have questioned how to handle yet another world crisis. Some would like to stand up and fight with Ukraine and others are concerned about the safety of their home country. The last two years [...]

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and How to Work Through it

By |2022-09-02T14:07:30+02:00February 19th, 2022|Categories: Adults, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Treatment, Wellness|

What is SAD? After the excitement of the holiday season ends and we begin a new year, Winter can begin to feel like a drag.  We find ourselves dreaming of warmer weather and craving breaks from our daily mundane routines. While experiencing bouts of sadness in any season can be completely normal, those who deal [...]

CBT Tips for Managing Chronic Pain

By |2022-09-02T14:09:12+02:00February 16th, 2022|Categories: Everyday tips, Health, Treatment, Wellness|

Impact of Chronic Pain Chronic pain is impactful not only physically, but emotionally as well.  Chronic pain is linked to stress, which in turn, is linked to lower wellbeing  Abdallah, C. G., & Geha, P. . Additionally, while we are still in February, colder weather (for my northern hemisphere readers!) can lead to a flair [...]

Navigating Stress and Change in the Pandemic

By |2022-10-02T21:13:40+02:00January 18th, 2022|Categories: Health, Mental Health, Stress|

Tips for Navigating Stress and Change in the Pandemic As we approach the two year anniversary of the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is only natural that we all reflect back on the last, unquestionably unique, two years. Our lives have been changed exponentially since the start of the pandemic. Some people’s lives have [...]

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