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So You’re Thinking About Taking Medication

So You’re Thinking About Taking Medication

So you’ve decided that you’re tired of feeling stuck, overwhelmed and confused. While support from friends, families and your faith communities has been invaluable, you’ve discovered that it’s just not enough. You meet with a provider and they begin to suggest taking...
Being Fully Present: Four Senses

Being Fully Present: Four Senses

Practicing Mindfulness If you are involved in any kind of therapy or self-care world, the idea of mindfulness is probably familiar to you. Optimum Joy’s therapist Daniel has a great post on the concept and practice of mindfulness if you’re interested in learning more,...
CULTIVATING RESILIENCE: Social Support

CULTIVATING RESILIENCE: Social Support

Understanding Social Support We all have to learn how to weather the storm, and part of going through tough times effectively is by being able to enlist the help of supportive family and friends. How well do you garner social support when you need it? One aspect of...