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How Our Place in History Affects Mental Health

I began working as a mental health therapist four years ago. It was a time when the great recession, which began in a blinding crash in 2008, was still winding its poison tendrils through our community. Today, the effects of that worldwide financial crisis are still dramatically affecting our lives. This has been a time […]

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How Our Thoughts Create Depression & Anxiety

In the 1960’s and 70’s when the baby boom generation was coming of age the motto was, “If it feels good do it”. During that time of awakening, a whole swath of society, got in touch with feelings. Unlike the more repressed generations that came before, this cohort, and those who have come after, often […]

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It’s a Shame: How to Understand and Manage It

Imagine sitting on the ground in a cave. Leftover meat has been cleared away after an evening meal, and beside you a fire burns brightly. Outside, the wind howls and a fierce rain pelts the trees. You feel satisfied, safe and warm. But, you know that your choices and behavior in the next moments will […]

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