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Spring… Time to Grow a Fresh Belief!

Who knows what fresh belief might be pushing its way up through the stagnant thinking floating around your consciousness and sullying your life? Just like the awakening of the earth, as the spring thaw allows for that greening bud to appear on the end of a dead-looking brown twig, a fresh belief can transform your clouded experience of life. Every new day is an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of life and how to live more fully—more in the present. This is one of the greatest gifts of being human: our capacity to embrace fresh beliefs that open our lives to joy, peace, and equanimity, or mental calmness and composure.

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Cooking at Home: The Main Ingredient to a Happier, Healthier Lifestyle

When your schedule gets hectic, the kitchen can be one of the last places you want to be. Whether you feel too tired, stressed, or stretched for time, cooking often doesn’t remain a priority. But have you taken a moment to fully explore the benefits of planning and preparing your own meals? It’s worth the time! From saving money to spending quality time with family and even fighting cognitive decline, preparing your meals at home is a recipe for success.

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Understanding Your Emotions

A kaleidoscope of emotions colors your world each day, influencing your perceptions, decisions, and behaviors. Understanding how your emotions impact your choices helps you navigate life with more clarity of mind and greater resilience than being at the whim of fleeting emotions. So, what exactly are emotions? And how do they work?

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Renewing Your Environment to Benefit Your Mental Health in 2022

Maintaining your physical environment can contribute positively to the chain of wellbeing that ultimately benefits both your body and mind. Whether you’re fighting the post-holiday clutter or just looking for a fresh start to the year, here are some tips to renew your surroundings, declutter your mental space, and bring intention back into your home.

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Keeping the Peace Over the Holiday Season

The Hallmark movies portraying a picturesque scene of serene family get-togethers can leave you pining for a joyful reunion over the holidays. But real families are much messier than perfectly scripted movies depict. By heading into the event with strategies to manage difficult moments, you can better enjoy and appreciate the time spent together.

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The Happiness Habit

It’s a common assumption that happiness is a fleeting emotion that comes and goes without our control. But recent research shows this belief is outdated, and it’s possible to counter a state of emptiness and dissatisfaction by cultivating one particular emotion.

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Maddox

Student Assistance Program (SAP) & Outpatient Counseling

Maddox*, an elementary-aged student, struggled with anger outbursts, physical aggression, and difficulties with problem-solving. After spending years off-and-on in therapy seeking treatment with various providers only to remark that “none seemed to want to listen,” Maddox’s parents sought SAP services through their district. 

Today, Maddox is completing his SAP sessions and moving towards outpatient counseling. He has reduced his anger outbursts and has learned skills to help him successfully navigate challenging days.