How to Help your Partner Quit Smoking

If you have a partner who smokes, it can be hard to watch them put their health at risk. You may feel helpless and frustrated that there's nothing you can do to help. But the truth is, there are sever...

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Comparison and Depression

There are many quotes warning people never to compare themselves to others. "Comparison is the most poisonous element in the human heart." -Euginia Herlihy "The grass is always greener on the other si...

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Marriage Communication Tool

Communication is difficult. Marriage is difficult. So, you guessed it, marriage communication is difficult! Equipping you and your partner with as many communication tools as possible will undoubtedly...

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Beating Anxiety

Anxiety is a worldwide phenomenon that every single person experiences in their life. It serves a purpose and should be something we all pay attention to. However, sometimes that anxiety prevents us f...

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6 Awesome Tips for Staying Sober During the Holidays

The holidays can bring great joy to our hearts, but for people living in recovery, this time of year can be a trigger. With all the stress of cooking, buying gifts, or traveling, staying sober during ...

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Trauma Work & Gratitude

It can be hard to see the words trauma work and gratitude in the same sentence. Trauma can be devastating to the sense of self, and be of extreme detriment to forming healthy relationships and experie...

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Depression in the Bible

Christianity, and religion more generally, can be a tremendous resource to getting through depression. Faith helps billions of people around the world keep sight of what is important and provides guid...

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Play Through Stress and Anxiety

Stress and anxiety go hand-in-hand.  Actually, they're so closely related it's kind of a "chicken or the egg" situation; does stress cause anxiety, or does anxiety make you stressed? Stress is a ...

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How to Help the Elderly Cope with Grief

It can be very difficult to help elderly individuals cope with grief, as they often have more life experience and a greater understanding of what it means to lose someone. The physical and mental effe...

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Better Sleep, Less Anxiety

Anxiety is the worry about future events. Throughout the day there are usually plenty of things on the to-do list that keeps you busy so you may not realize you are anxious. Then it comes time to...

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How to Deal With Being the Only One Still Grieving

Grief is a difficult experience nearly everyone will go through at some stage in life. However, we all grieve uniquely and heal at different points in our grieving journey. While some may take a few m...

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How to Talk to Your Kids About a Miscarriage

As a parent, sometimes your parental instinct may kick in, and you may try to do everything possible to protect your children from sadness and bad news. Unfortunately, there are times when you need to...

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How to Deal With the Forgetfulness That Comes With Grief

After a significant loss, the grief that follows can severely impact a person's mental and emotional state. While some people are able to grieve normally, others may experience a severe type of grief ...

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Lovely Ways to Remember Your Deceased Ones

When someone we love dies, we often try to hold on to memories shared with them and honor the life they lived. Experiencing loss is never easy; however, there are several ways you can remember your de...

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5 Reasons Why Grief Gets Worse at Night and Early Morning

Grief is the mind's and body's natural response to a painful loss. When a person grieves, they tend to experience a range of emotions that impacts them emotionally and psychologically. One of the comm...

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5 Reasons to Go Easy on Yourself While Grieving

Grieving the loss of someone or something you loved is a challenging experience that stirs up several painful emotions, depletes your energy, causes immense stress, and changes your attitude toward li...

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5 Basic Needs of Grieving People

Grieving people often struggle with painful and intense feelings, including profound sadness, guilt, depression, and anger. Depending on the impacts of grief, grieving people usually have different ne...

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Reasons Why You Should Not Compare Grief

Everyone on the planet goes through their battles when dealing with grief. Each one is very different from the others. Sometimes in our attempts to console grieving friends and families, we make compa...

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How to Deal With the Loss of Your Pet

Pets are very important beings in the lives of people. Years of memories, love, and bonding are shared with our pets. So deep is the bond between some pets and their owners that their owners have desc...

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5 Factors that Affect Grief Responses

Each person has their response to grief. There are certain factors that can affect grief responses. Learning about grief responses would help provide support for grief. A person's culture and religion...

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