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Feeling Lonely? It’s Not Just You

Feeling Lonely? It’s Not Just You

I wish I could tell you exactly what percentage of clients I work with report feeling lonely in their day-to-day lives. If it’s not 100%, it is at least close to it. About a year ago, I wrote a post It’s Not Just You: The Epidemic of Loneliness, citing recent articles...
Understanding Self-harm

Understanding Self-harm

elf-harm is, for the most part, another taboo topic in society today. It’s a topic that’s uncomfortable for many, as it should be. Hurting oneself is serious and alarming, so it makes sense that it’s not something we approach lightly. It may not even be something that...
Is It Stress or Anxiety?

Is It Stress or Anxiety?

Everyone experiences stress and anxiety at some point in their lives. Depending on the severity levels of stress and/or anxiety, it can present many challenges and significantly impact the quality of life. Many of us use the terms stress and anxiety interchangeably...
Time to Talk About Suicide

Time to Talk About Suicide

It’s (past!) time to talk about suicide. Suicide is naturally somewhat of a taboo topic. It’s rarely discussed outside of clinical settings, and if it is, it’s after the fact. Oftentimes, it’s spoken about in hushed tones and short-lived as people don’t know what to...