When Your Partner Suffers from Depression—Be Supportive While Keeping Healthy Boundaries

When Your Partner Suffers from Depression—Be Supportive While Keeping Healthy Boundaries

When Your Partner Suffers from Depression—Be Supportive While Keeping Healthy Boundaries Watching someone you love suffer from depression can be as devastating for you as it is for them. You might be struggling with what role to take—the drill sergeant that tells them to buck up, the nurse who takes

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Men and Therapy: Get Past the Stigma and Feel Better!

Men and Therapy: Get Past the Stigma and Feel Better!

Men and Therapy: Get Past the Stigma and Feel Better! Men benefit from therapy just as much as anyone else, but are generally very apprehensive about actually going to see a therapist. Only 2 out of 100 men seek outpatient help for depression, for example; the other 8 are more

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Money for Nothing

When I was 18 years old, I impulsively decided to go to a psychic and have her read my palm. I’m not sure whether or not she is a true psychic or a fraud, but she gave me some advice that I’ll never forget. Before my palm reading, she asked

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Dealing with Failure

Failure is in the definition and in the one who defines it. Some failures are more universal than others, but reactions to particular failures tend to be as individual as the experiences themselves. A failure alone is not necessarily a problem. Instead, the problem is in how you process the

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Disarming Misery

When I’m working with clients who are dealing with serious depressive issues, the hopelessness that they experience can wreak havoc in their lives. Many times these clients forget that they have options. They become lost in “all-or-nothing” thinking, which perpetuates their negative mood. If you are someone who is living

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