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Negativity: Why It’s So Easy Getting Sucked Under and How to Stay Afloat

  Ever find yourself trying to focus your life on being more positive yet notice you are, yet again, complaining to your coworker about how slow the drive-thru line was … Continue reading

March 30, 2015 · 3 Comments

Do Your Decisions and Behaviors Align With Your Goals?

As a non-profit, community mental health counselor I frequently find myself working with individuals who come to me complaining about the chaos in their lives. They complain about the problems … Continue reading

March 1, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Sad Reality of Social Services and Funding (Or Should I say, Lack-Thereof) in the US

I started my day rushing about the office, arriving 30 minutes early to finish work that was incomplete from the night before – winding myself up for a day of overlapping … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Who Really Cares About “Self-Care”?: Well…You Should…

Self-Care?? What is self-care? Who has time for self-care? Who needs to actually put effort into doing this? These are questions that are commonly contemplated by people who have not, … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why Do Some People Struggle With Admitting Character Flaws??

By: Jennifer Boudreau Have you ever been in a relationship where it seems like your significant other can never admit that they were wrong- or maybe that they do something … Continue reading

October 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

Children See, Children Do

People often have a difficult time grasping this idea. Children are watching you. You ARE a role model for every child out there. Generational issues are passed down because of … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · 3 Comments

Birthday and Mental Health Miracles

  Have you ever heard a bunch of elderly psychotic individuals who have smoked for over 50 years sing happy birthday?? Well I have- and despite sounding worse than a … Continue reading

June 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Sadness of Reality

So here I am on another over-night shift and as I was reading some of the notes from other staff members regarding current clients I remembered something shocking. I recently googled … Continue reading

June 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

Leaving Mental Health Behind

Today was the last day in my full-time position at the Community Mental Health Center. As I was cleaning out my incredibly messy office I realized that after three years … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · 4 Comments

Over-Night Shifts

So here I am working my seventh day in a row again. Something funny happens to the human brain when it is over-tired and over-worked. Especially since it is 12:30 … Continue reading

May 6, 2012 · Leave a comment
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