Depression

What is depression? We all go through “emotional rough patches” in life. Sometimes it’s a full depressive episode and sometimes its’ not. We usually distinguish one from the other by the length of time the emotional state lasts. People with depression usually feel: lack of energy, sadness – many times for no reason, difficulty concentrating,…

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Anxiety

What is anxiety? Anxiety is a physiological reaction to stressors in our environment.   Certain stressors or traumas can result in an anxiety- based condition in a person who may have other factors influencing the occurrence, such as family genetics or consistent environmental stressors.  Anxiety can manifest itself in many ways (see what does anxiety feel…

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Do you want more relationship satisfaction ?

Avoid ‘The Four Horsemen’ ! Dr. John Gottman’s research on relationships has lead to his uncovering of 4 predictable relationship killers – he coined them “The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse”.  They are Criticism, Defensiveness, Stonewalling & Contempt. This animated video was recently released by The Gottman Institute to explain how the Four Horsemen can really…

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