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Distance doesn’t mean isolation. If we all do what we can as quickly as we can and for as long as we can, we will come out of this together.

Is This a New Normal? A Mental Health Professionals’ Perspective on Living Through a...

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It's the day after our county issued a "Stay at Home" mandate. I'm running along a greenway on a warm March morning when I hear an alarm and a pre-recorded voice blaring...
Based on available research, here are a few ways to prevent a toxic gaming environment. I offer these recommendations for both parents and gamers.

What Gamers (and Parents) Should Do to Prevent a Toxic Gaming Environment

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Millions of young people play multi-player video games, such as Fortnite, League of Legends, and Call of Duty. If you’re not part of a gaming community yourself, you...
Virtual Happy Hour via Zoom, Google Hangouts, or any other online meetup space is too enticing for an extrovert to pass up...

Virtual Happy Hours: An Extrovert’s Happy Place or Worst Nightmare?

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Virtual Happy Hours via Zoom, Google Hangouts, or any other online meetup space is too enticing for an extrovert to pass up. It’s everything you’ve been wanting after being...
Caregivers are an essential component of caring for people dealing with diseases, physical struggles, etc. With COVID-19, healthcare workers need our help.

3 Ways to Show Support for Caregivers Through COVID-19

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Caregivers are an essential component of caring for people who are dealing with diseases, aging, and physical struggles. Our communities caregivers, such as nurses and doctors, are the...
Is your life moving too fast? As we get older, it feels as though time moves faster and faster. Check out these five tips to slow down time!

Life Moving Too Fast? Here Are 5 Tips to Slow Down Time!

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“I can’t believe it is already mid-July.” “ has gotten so big! How did that happen? When did that happen??” “Today flew by. I feel like...
Research shows the health effects of loneliness are comparable to risk factors such as smoking cigarettes! Social isolation can compromise quality of life.

Mental Health in Isolation: Should Loneliness Be Considered a Disorder?

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Loneliness affects up to 3 out of 5 adults in the United States. For children, one out of every 10 reports having no friends. New research shows the...
Social distancing, remote learning, working from home – all changes to our regular routines for the foreseeable future. So how do parents cope? Purposefully parent your children during times of anxiety.

3 Ways to Purposefully Parent Your Children in a Time of Unprecedented Anxiety

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Social distancing, remote learning, working from home – all changes to our regular routines for the foreseeable future. So how do parents cope? How do we continue to purposefully parent our children...
Most people don't visualize those individuals spending hours at the hospital caused by the side effects that come with the chronic illness, Celiac Disease.

How Mindfulness can Help you Adjust to Life with a Chronic Illness

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What do you think of when you hear the phrase “gluten-free”? Most people often get pictures in their heads of celebrities or bloggers trying the new fad diet....
Gratitude is just one component of overall mental health during the coronavirus pandemic. Take a minute each day to reflect on 5 things you're grateful for.

How to Prioritize Your Mental Health During The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

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A lot of us are worrying about the novel coronavirus. Even if you are not actively worrying, it’s likely that your day-to-day life is being impacted by it...
In this Psych Bytes podcast, Myque and Tarik discuss the powerful benefits behind meditation. Myque also walks us through a guided meditation exercise.

Guided Meditation: Learn to Relax Your Mind, Increase Focus, and Live Mindfully

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In this episode of the Psych Bytes podcast, Myque Harris, LPC, and Tarik Sloussi, LPC, discuss the powerful benefits behind meditation. Myque also walks us through a guided meditation exercise that you...