Category: <span>Healthy Thinking</span>

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Fixed Mindset vs. Growth Mindset: Are you Limiting Yourself?

One of the things I’ve found to be so powerful as it relates to capacity for success and positive growth in people’s lives is this intangible idea of mindset…so much of what limits us (or allows us to be able to propel ourselves forward in life) has to do with our thinking alone.  Whether not we can do the things we want to do in our lives has more to do with whether or not we think we can do those things than our actual potential. Read more

Cognitive Distortions

Recognizing and Challenging Distorted Thoughts

News Flash: Life is hard. All of the “positive thinking” in the world won’t change the fact that we’re bound to be faced with difficulties that make it hard to feel good at times.  The reality is – that along with life – comes stress, hardship, loss, having to deal with our own limitations/weaknesses, injustice, and being forced to deal with less-than-pleasant people.  It’s hard enough to navigate life without falling into the trap of thinking about yourself and your circumstances in a way that distort your perception of reality and make things seem even worse than they actually are. Read more

Understanding Anxiety, Treatment for it, and how to Support: A Resource for Family and Friends

If you're reading this it's probably because someone you know and care about has been struggling with some kind of disordered …

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How to Spot Questionable Therapy

I recently started listening to a new podcast called "Very Bad Therapy".  I just started, but the hosts (clinical counselors), …

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A Day in the Life of a Therapist (This Therapist)

Being a therapist sounds pretty easy, right?  I hear that sometimes.  How hard can it be to plop down in your chair, listen …