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Seasonally Depressed

As the seasons change, so do our moods. While many people eagerly anticipate the arrival of spring and summer, others find themselves grappling with a phenomenon known as seasonal depression. Also referred to as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), this type of depression typically occurs during the fall and winter months when daylight hours are shorter. …

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Encouraging Your Child

Parenting is a delicate balance between guiding our children and empowering them to navigate challenges independently. When it comes to homework, providing constructive feedback and encouragement can make a significant difference in your child’s learning experience. In this blog, we’ll explore the importance of positive reinforcement and offer alternative, encouraging phrases to replace criticism during …

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What is Play Therapy?

In the realm of therapeutic interventions, one approach stands out for its unique and powerful ability to connect with individuals on a profound level – play therapy. Unlike traditional talk therapy, play therapy harnesses the innate language of children and, in some cases, adults, to address emotional and psychological challenges. This dynamic and creative approach …

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Happiness Isn’t the Goal

In a world that often emphasizes the pursuit of happiness as the ultimate goal, it’s important to recognize that therapy goes beyond the simplistic aim of making individuals happy. While happiness is undoubtedly a desirable and fulfilling emotion, the true purpose of therapy extends much deeper, encompassing personal growth, self-awareness, and resilience. In this blog, …

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Asking for Feedback

In the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, it’s easy to overlook the importance of communication within our families. One powerful way to foster connection and understanding is by seeking feedback from those closest to us – our spouses and children. While the idea of asking for feedback within the family dynamic may seem …

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Declutter Your Digital Life

In the fast-paced digital age, our smartphones have become an integral part of our daily lives. From social media apps to countless photos, documents, and messages, our devices often become cluttered and overwhelming. This blog post will explore the benefits of decluttering your phone and taking a closer look at who you follow on social …

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Screen Use for Kids and Teens

In an era dominated by technology, children and teens are growing up in a digital landscape that offers unprecedented opportunities but also poses unique challenges to their mental well-being. As screens become an integral part of their daily lives, it’s crucial for parents, educators, and policymakers to strike a balance between harnessing the benefits of …

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