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How to Get Over a Breakup — 10 Coping Tips (For Yourself & Friends)

The end of a relationship can be devastating, leading to changes in routine, mood, interest in activities and hobbies, and other physical symptoms, such as poor sleep quality and loss of appetite. Are you wondering what you can expect and … Continue reading

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How to Get Your Ex Back (and important points to consider)

Breakups can be excruciatingly painful as the sense of loss can feel difficult to move through.  It is only natural that you will need time to grieve the end of your relationship and you will experience a variety of emotions … Continue reading

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Happy Almost 2012!

2011 is coming to a close and we have the chance to embark on a new year with new beginnings, new attitudes, new choices and new relationships.  We have a special opportunity to reflect, grow, learn, let go and approach … Continue reading

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A Plan to Live

Take time to evaluate your commitment to life and think about resources and supports to utilize when distressing times occur. Arm yourself with these tools (and others too) and remember to use them. Remind yourself that you do not have to act on suicidal thoughts (or any thought for that matter). Attempt to see the beauty of life and find ways to increase your quality of life through social connections, joyful activities, etc. When times get really tough, take your mind away from death and focus on ways to live. If you believe that you have options for life, they will appear. As founder of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), professor and psychologist Dr. Steven C. Hayes states in his inspirational book title- “Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life.” Continue reading

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When One Door Closes…

“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.” – Alexander Graham Bell The above quote and common … Continue reading

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