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counseling to get past a great loss

Sometimes things can get to be more than you can handle. I know this from my own personal experience. I suffered a great loss and after a year of trying to cope with that loss on my own, I knew that it was time for me to reach out for some help. I was missing work, didn't want to do much of anything and just didn't feel like myself. I started seeing a counselor each week, and it has helped. If you are struggling to recover after a loss, this blog may be able to help you find the help you need to get past it.

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counseling to get past a great loss

    New Years Resolutions That Will Strengthen Your Relationship With Your Children

    2016 is finally here! As you make your new year's resolutions, now is the time to think about your relationship with your child. There are many resolutions that can help you strengthen your relationship with your child and solidify the bond you two share. The following resolutions are relatively simple changes that can help you and your child have a healthy relationship. 1. Minimize phone time when you're with your kids.

    H.O.W. – 3 Parts Of Addiction Recovery A Mental Health Counselor Can Help Build

    Beginning a new life of recovery from addiction can be challenging. Three of the most vital things you must learn are honesty, openness and willingness to change. Consulting with a mental health professional can help you perfect these three important characteristics to improve your chances of a successful recovery from any addiction. Honesty Stepping forward into a life free of addiction is going to require you to be honest. You will need to be honest about your addiction and, most of all, honest about your part in creating your addictive situation.

    Overcoming Your PTSD From An Abusive Relationship: Tips For You

    When you have recently gotten out of an abusive relationship, you may find yourself in a tough and unfamiliar situation. While you are relieved to be out of a bad situation, you may continue to relive the experience in your mind, feel anxious or panicked, and even be fearful all the time. These feelings are attributable to PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) that can be the result of continued abuse. Get to know some of the ways that you can treat and overcome your PTSD so that you can put your abusive relationship behind you once and for all.

    Tips For Raising A Child That Cares About The Environment

    If you care deeply about the environment, humanity's effect on the environment, and what people can do as individuals to help reduce the carbon footprint and turn back some of the damage, you probably want you child to care about these things too. However, raising a child that cares about these types of causes can be difficult because you can't simply explain the importance of the environment to a child in terms that adults would understand and expect your child to understand as well.

    Tips For College Students Trying To Manage Depression

    If you are in college, you are likely under a great deal of stress. You might be trying to support yourself on a part time job that you're working on top of going to school full-time. You might be struggling with a difficult major but need to keep your GPA up in order to continue receiving your scholarship from the school. You might have other issues in your life causing you stress that aren't directly related to school.

    Essential Self-Soothing Tips For Anxiety

    Many people suffer needlessly in their struggles with anxiety without ever pursuing help for this problem that can be overwhelming and destructive. However, you needn't suffer in silence because anxiety can significantly lessen over time with effective treatments. The first step is to pursue professional anxiety treatment and counseling. As you start to heal, you may find that self-soothing is important for times when you're on your own. Here are some essential self-soothing tips that can help you feel less anxious and more in control of your thoughts and feelings.

    Great Expectations: What Marriage Counseling May (And May Not) Do For You

    Seeing a marriage counselor can be beneficial for a couple at any stage of the relationship. Many couples choose to see a counselor as a move to ensure that they start a marriage on the right foot, while others wait until many years into the relationship when things are going sour before they seek help. There's no universal right or wrong time to see a counselor, but it's never a bad idea.

    What About Me? Am I Really Crazy?

    If you have a fear of losing your mind, or you suspect you have a mental conditions but the evidence for this condition is sketchy, you may actually have a form of psychiatric hypochondria.  This can have several different causes and is treatable. Fears of Catastrophic Mental Illness Psychiatric hypochondria is when you obsess on a false belief that you have a certain psychiatric condition or you are living in fear of losing your grip on reality.