Tag Archives: emotional

Are you dreading the holidays? Learn to set boundaries now!

Another Thanksgiving has come and gone and all that remains are the leftovers… and possibly some hard feelings. If looking ahead to the next round of holiday dinners and gatherings has you particularly distressed, you are not alone. On the … Continue reading

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June is PTSD Awareness Month: Living with Someone Living with PTSD

Marriages in which one or both partners are in the military can include stresses that other relationships don’t deal with on a regular basis: Long periods apart. Uncertainty and secrecy around what one or both partners are doing. Concern over … Continue reading

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June is PTSD Awareness Month: Causes and Symptoms of PTSD

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can occur after experiencing a traumatic event, particularly one in which you feel that your life – or someone else’s life – is in danger. Often, such events leave you feeling afraid or feeling that you … Continue reading

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June is National PTSD Awareness Month

What is PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)? Our bodies are naturally programmed to respond to danger with physiological changes that increase our awareness and allow us to fight or flee, also known as the fight or flight response. In most cases, … Continue reading

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5 Strategies for Living with Chronic Illness

Good health is one of the main things people value — and take for granted. While we’re healthy, we don’t think much about what it would mean to our daily lives to be sick. Most of us are not fully … Continue reading

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Infidelity: Statistics Don’t Get to the Heart of the Matter

Infidelity makes a great story-line for a steamy beach read or television drama, but the prevalence of cheating in tabloid headlines and throughout mainstream media may have convinced us it happens way more often than it actually does. According to … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Outsmart Fear and Get on With Your Life

While fear is clearly useful in situations where risk to life and limb is imminent (we run away from the charging rhino), many of us operate with fear in overdrive. As a result, we don’t take action even when it … Continue reading

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