What you Should Know about Mood Swings

What you Should Know about Mood Swings

Having mood swings doesn't mean you're a failure or that depression, mania or bipolar disorder has "won." It means you need to reduce stressors and increase self-care. Adjusting to mood swings in a healthy way is one of the most difficult skills for people who are living with bipolar or any mood disorder to master. I specialize in helping people increase self-awareness, create a mood swing response plan, and gain understanding of how to move forward using healthy coping skills with self-confidence.

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Empower Yourself by Learning to Conquer Social Anxiety

Empower Yourself by Learning to Conquer Social Anxiety

The sense of feeling separate from your body along with physical symptoms like tingling fingers may be caused by stress and anxiety, which effects you physiologically as well as emotionally. If you avoid speaking up at work meetings, skip going to social events, or spend a lot of time worrying about what you're going to say or how you look or sound, you may have social anxiety.  You can get control back by understanding what creates these physical and emotional symptoms, and implementing effective coping skills.

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Suicide Grief: Three ways to give and receive support for your loss

Suicide Grief: Three ways to give and receive support for your loss

Grief of any kind is often painful and life altering, however grieving the loss of a loved one who has died by suicide is unique in many ways.  Having lost my father and brother to suicide, I was asked to write a guest article for International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day to help dispel myths and increase understanding and compassion for people who have experienced a suicide loss.

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