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Tips to Flatten the Anxiety Curve so Many of Us Are Experiencing

By now, we’re quite familiar with the benefit of “flattening the curve” in reference to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. We’re told if we can engage in simple practices such as frequent handwashing, maintaining a social distance of at least 6 feet and staying home as much as possible, we…
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Back-to-Stress (School)

Start the year off strong.  As the entire family makes the transition to back-to-school mode, there are a variety of stressors that can really affect both adults and kid—from difficult homework to an earlier bedtime. Here are a few basic tips. 1. Learn how to identify when stress is happening – wha…
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The Dangers of Social Media and How We're All Addicted

It turns out that the Virtual World is just as dangerous as the real world, perhaps more so since it is cloaked in deception. Nicole Winkler is a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner and Drug and Alcohol Addiction Counselor.  Nicole discusses with Matt that anyone who uses social media i…
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Anxiety APPS for your phone

Good for older kids/teens and adults. This app takes more of a holistic view of anxiety treatment. You will find an anxiety tracking tool, relaxation instruction, anxiety treatment guidance, and a community to interact with. There are also interactive relaxation features you can use to learn how to …
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Coping with Terrorism

Terrorism threatens our society by instilling fear and helplessness.  When terrorist acts occur, people look for ways to cope.  The violent actions are random, unprovoked and intentional.  Trying to cope with irrational behavior can be difficult and confusing.  It is normal to have feelings of fear…
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Gambling Addiction on the Rise

With more states opening casinos and lotteries offering multimillion-dollar jackpots, Americans are gambling more than ever before and many are losing control. How many? According to the National Gambling Impact Study Commission, some 3 million adults lie about gambling, gamble longer than they plan…
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Guide to a Stress FREE Summer

SUMMER is finally here! it’s supposed to be a time to relax, but summer can end up being stressful. This is one of the most powerful things you can do to feel happier. Studies show that when you imagine doing something, the same parts of your brain are stimulated just like when you do it. So the ne…
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How Are You Making A Difference in This World

“I mean, I enjoy my work as an actor.  But to make a difference in people’s lives through advocacy and through supporting research – that’s the kind of privilege that few people get, and it’s certainly bigger than being on TV every Thursday for half an hour.”  –Michael J. Fox Everyone has a role t…
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Relaxation Techniques to Reduce Stress On-The-Spot

Hectic lifestyle got you down? Relax a little…forget about it! Any repetitive action can be a source of meditation.   Walking, swimming, painting, knitting — any activity that keeps your attention calmly in the present moment is a form of meditation. Is your mind too talkative to meditate?   Try a…
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Stress Apps for Your Phone

Portable stress management tool which provides detailed info. of the effects of stress on the body.  This app comes with instructions to practice exercises in breathing from the diaphragm, a documented stress-management skill. Breathe2Relax can be used as a stand-alone stress reduction tool or can b…