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If you buy the idea that intentional gratitude can benefit you, as well as the other person, I challenge you to take the 10-Day Gratitude Challenge.

Boost Your Happiness with This 10-Day Gratitude Challenge

Dr. Dave Verhaagen has begun a practical six-part series to help young adults live happier, healthier lives. Based on the acronym OMEGAS, he has already explored the benefits of intentional optimism, mindfulness,...
The fight against white privilege is near constant, and sometimes I feel like I’m losing the battle. I hope more white people become committed to the cause.

Acknowledging Your White Privilege is Uncomfortable But Necessary for Personal Growth

I feel very strongly that one of our sole purposes as humans is to be in a near constant state of growth - learning and adapting to new situations and people that...
In this article, Dr. Leia Charnin goes over cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and acceptance commitment therapy (ACT).video

ABCs of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Hi everyone! I'm Leia Charnin, a counseling psychologist here at Southeast Psych, and I'm going to be talking to you today about psychology. I know, shocking!When clients come...
Positive self-talk can be used to increase motivation or to help stick with a challenging task. Here are a few benefits and examples of positive self-talk.

Enhance Your Performance Through Positive Self-Talk

Positive Self-Talk, Negative Self-Talk, and Listening to Your Inner VoiceEach of us has an inner voice, a type of silent speech that accompanies virtually everything we do.
If you can project a more positive outlook, you can improve communication with your children and avoid feeling like all you do, all day, is say no.video

Improving Communication with Your Children: Stop Saying “No” All the Time!

Here are some tips to stop saying no all the time to your children.Remember, changing your language and tone can make a difference in how you communicate with...
A pre-performance routine (PPR) can increase attentional focus, minimize distractions, and expedite the use of automated or well-learned behaviors.

Developing a Pre-Performance Routine (PPR) Can Help You Perform at a Higher Level

What is a Pre-Performance Routine? PPR Tips, Examples, and AdviceAn often under-utilized, yet effective, strategy to consistently perform at a high level is the use of a standardized, pre-performance...
Burnout can take place over weeks, months, or seven years. Here are three some signs you are experiencing caregiver burnout.video

3 Signs You Are Experiencing Caregiver Burnout

3 Signs You Are Experiencing Caregiver BurnoutWhat are some signs of caregiver burnout?Burnout can take place over weeks, months, or seven years. Here are...
How do you know when you are doing an excellent job as a parent, and more specifically, as a mom? Here's how moms can live their best life possible!

5 Ways Moms Can Live Their Best Life and Be the Happiest Parent Possible

How do you know when you are doing an excellent job as a parent, and more specifically, as a mom? How do you know that what you are doing is the best...
Living on the Autism spectrum isn't easy, primarily because of our societies high emphasis on social expectations. Self-advocacy and communication...

Life on the Autism Spectrum Starts with Self-Advocacy

Self-Advocacy and the Autism SpectrumI have been serving people on the spectrum for over 20 years. My work started with a small social group to help kids who...
If you don’t have a mental health disorder, it doesn’t mean you're well. Sometimes, family members struggle the most, hence why family therapy is important.

I Have the Mental Illness, but My Family Is the One Who Needs Therapy

Sometimes it is not the person with a mental health diagnosis that needs therapy. Sometimes, it’s a loved one who is struggling the most.“Why am I in therapy? They’re the...