Counseling and Therapy Notebook

Here you’ll find information on a great variety of topics related to mental health, helpful resources, and important causes or events related to my work.

 

Stress Management
Educational

5 Stress Management Tips for a Healthier Life

Feeling stressed is a common part of everyday life for most people. Everyone feels stress from time to time, but that doesn’t mean it’s good …

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Why Gender Pronouns Matter
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Why Gender Pronouns Matter

You might hear a lot of people talking about gender pronouns but not everyone is familiar with the concept. Gender pronouns are words (often gendered …

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Exercise for Mental Health
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Can Exercise Improve Mental Health?

How Exercise Impacts the Brain There are a lot of beneficial effects of exercise on mental health. On top of keeping your body in prime …

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Educational

A Guide to Understanding Gender Dysphoria

People with gender dysphoria feel a strong disconnect between the sex they were assigned at birth and their gender identity. While some individuals with gender …

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anxiety
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Types of Anxiety and Treatments – Explained

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders in the U.S., with 19% of U.S. adults and 31% of adolescents battling anxiety disorders each year. …

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Gender Fluid
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What Does It Mean to Be Gender Fluid?

While a wide variety of gender identities have always existed, western society is only recently becoming more aware. Of course, there is a great deal …

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nonbinary pride flag
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What Does Non-Binary Mean?

Gender and sexuality are diverse and complex phenomena that go beyond the binary gender system. While non-binary individuals have been around since the beginning of …

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Self-Esteem
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Self-Esteem Activities and Tools to Feel More Confident

It happens to the best of us, someone gives us a genuine compliment, and we then deflect it. Someone else helped you succeed, so you …

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decorating the tree
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Maintaining Mental Health During the Holiday Season

According to a Healthline survey, over 60 percent of the respondents declared they experience some level of stress during the holidays. The most wonderful time …

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Self-Care
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How to Create a Self-Care Plan

We have been taught to associate the word “self” with a negative connotation. “Self-absorbed”, “self-obsessed”, “self-centered” are all words that indicate a narcissistic personality blamed …

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