3 Ways To Better Handle Stress Together as a Couple

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Brittani Rable

We all feel stressed every now and then. Whether it’s your boss at work, family relationships, difficulties within your personal life, or simply just everyday things that make you feel worried or under pressure. Stress is a normal part of the human condition.  You can also find stress within your romantic relationships. How we handle […]

What is the Role of Avoidance in PTSD?

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Brittani Rable

PTSD is more common than you may realize. It is estimated that around 12 million US adults suffer from PTSD in a given year. PTSD occurs after a traumatic event and can be incredibly hard to deal with. This is why those suffering may often try to avoid anything related to the event in order […]

What Is Work Depression and How Do You Address It?

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Brittani Rable

Depression affects over 17 million US adults every single year and can affect people from all walks of life. The common signs of depression are feelings of hopelessness, sadness, emptiness, and a general lack of interest in life. Those suffering from depression may become fatigued, or may struggle to sleep or look after themselves properly. […]

Does Risk of Depression Increase with Social Media Use? Here’s What You Need to Know

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Brittani Rable

Depression can affect people from all walks of life. It is a serious mental illness that can impact how we form relationships, how we behave, and how we progress in life. It can negatively impact many people of all ages, backgrounds and situations, but what can actually put us at risk of developing depression? For […]

Practical Tips for Managing Your Anxiety While at Work

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Brittani Rable

Anxiety disorders can impact our lives in many different ways. It can change how we behave, how we feel, and can have a negative effect on our relationships and our day-to-day lives.  But what about our working lives? How can anxiety impact our careers and our development in our jobs?  Symptoms of Anxiety It is […]

Making the Most of Life After Divorce: Tips for Success

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Counseling Wise

No matter if the decision was respectfully mutual, one-sided, or an all-out explosion, divorce can be hard for anyone. Most people enter a marriage thinking, “That’s it! This is my forever person.”  Finding out that “forever” ends pretty early can be earth-shattering.  Remember, no matter how you spin it, divorce happens because something in the […]

How to Cope with Fear Caused by Threats Against Roe v. Wade

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Brittani Rable

Recently, news was leaked that the Supreme Court may consider overturning Roe v. Wade. This ruling is well-known for protecting a woman’s right to an abortion. It is also well-known for being hotly debated among conservative groups. Following the leak, more news has come along that some states are already planning some alarming stipulations on […]

How Do Women’s Hormones Affect Anxiety?

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Counseling Wise

One in three women are likely to develop an anxiety disorder over the course of their lives. Being the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric disease in women, it’s important to go over how female hormones—specifically—trigger anxious emotions. While the biology is clear about what’s happening, it doesn’t exactly explain which caused which first: the anxiety or […]

Yes, You Can Get Good Grades and Still Have ADHD–Why ADHD Myths Are Harmful

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Brittani Rable

When people hear ADHD (especially those were around in the 80s and 90s during the Ritalin hubbub), they may immediately think of a few things: being too antsy to sit still, difficulties paying attention, and struggling in school. While those aspects may be true for some people with ADHD, it’s not the case for everyone. […]

Ready Post: Is Trauma Your Primary Connection To Each Other? Understanding Trauma Bonds

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Brittani Rable

Have your friends and family become concerned about your relationship? Do you feel that you constantly have to vie for your partner’s affection and worry that you will be verbally or physically abused if you do not please them? Do you defend them nonetheless? You could be part of a trauma bond, where trauma is […]