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5 Personality Traits That Can Help Combat Depression

When someone is depressed, they feel like there is nothing in the world that can make things better. When someone seeks help from a mental health professional, they are looking for something that is going to make it better. Whether this is medication or some type of inner discovery, there is still usually something missing. When someone is depressed it may be harder for them to tap into the discovery of themselves.

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3 Actions That Won't Save Your Marriage

I see many couples who are struggling with their marriage. When I ask them how long the struggle has been going on the answer is usually several years. When I continue and ask them how they have tried to fix it on their own, 80 percent of the time having a baby, building or buying a new house, and/or having plastic surgery are typical answers. Just looking at these possible fixes they have used makes me stressed out.

Is Stress Impacting Your Health?

Is Stress Impacting Your Health?

Do you lay awake at night wishing you had spent more time with your kids, taken care of that client differently or been more understanding of your coworker? Do you want to do your life differently? Stress, depression, anxiety and overwhelm are taking their toll on North American families.

Is Stress Impacting Your Health?

Is Stress Impacting Your Health?

Do you lay awake at night wishing you had spent more time with your kids, taken care of that client differently or been more understanding of your coworker? Do you want to do your life differently? Stress, depression, anxiety and overwhelm are taking their toll on North American families.

Work/life BalanceTips to keep you Sane

Work/life BalanceTips to keep you Sane

By effectively managing your time, energy and resources you can merge your work like and your whole life in a way that keeps you sane. How to let go of your work stress before you go home at the end of the day. Does this sound familiar? Work is nuts! You have a major project due, you are over budget, you have team members who may or may not be pulling their weight and all you know is that your next promotion is riding on the successful completion of this project.

Kid's Have Stress Too!

Kid's Have Stress Too!

Childhood has changed. Instead of pick-up baseball and basketball games on the corner lot, there are competitive travel leagues for kids as young as seven or eight. Instead of the three “R’s”; Reading, wRiting and aRithmetic, kids are faced with standardized tests and after-school tutors. Instead of Sunday night with the Wide World of Disney, there’s questionable “family” shows such as the Family Guy, South Park, and the Simpsons. And then there’s technology!

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How To Make Your Marriage Divorce-Resistant

The average wedding in the U.S. costs around $30,000. You would think that such an extravagant ceremony would reflect a high level of commitment among married couples. Yet, roughly 50% of marriages in the U.S. end in divorce. That divorce rate rises even more sharply with second marriages. While these sobering statistics may make it seem like the success or failure of your marriage is just a very expensive coin toss, there are concrete reasons why some marriages make it while others fail, and what's more: there are things that you as a couple can do to improve your odds.

Stress and the Holidays

Stress and the Holidays

A DOZEN TIPS TO BUILD YOUR RESILIENCY TO STRESS More than twenty years ago, stress was the cover story in Time magazine. “Stress” was referred to as “The Epidemic of the Eighties,” and it was referred to as the nation’s number one health problem.

Should You Believe the Gossip?

Should You Believe the Gossip?

Sometimes it's true. Sometimes it's a misunderstanding. Sometimes it's a bald-faced lie. Sometimes it is meant to help. Sometimes it is malicious and trouble-making. Gossip. It comes in many forms, shapes and sizes. It may be a wrong impression or intended to cause upset and harm. Or, it might accurate information that you really do need to hear.