Tips for dealing with stress

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Your job, family responsibilities, money issues, or your car breaking down, life has a way of getting stressful from time to time. It can be easy to try to ignore, hoping that if you don’t think about stress that it will just go away. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work that way. Instead of hiding from your stress, why not try strategic ways to manage it? Below are some steps you can take to manage the stress in your daily life.

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Tips for Coping With Loneliness

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Depending on which report you read, between 50-75% of Americans struggle with loneliness. The risk of loneliness peaks and troughs throughout your life. For example, many people in their 20s struggle to develop meaningful relationships as they’re still getting to know themselves, while aging people may suffer from loneliness as they outlive their partners and friends.

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Tips for Dealing With Social Anxiety

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Almost 7% of American adults live with social anxiety disorder. That’s around 15 million adults who live with an intense fear of social situations, talking to others, or meeting new people. Everyone feels nervous about public speaking or other social events from time to time, but if you actively avoid social situations because of negative thoughts and feelings or your life is otherwise negatively impacted, you should talk to a professional counselor and learn techniques to manage your fears.

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Signs Anger Is Interfering With Your Life

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Anger is a normal emotion that everyone experiences from time to time. Let’s be honest, life can be pretty frustrating, and anger feels strong, often giving you the push to address the issue that triggered the feeling in the first place. However, if you’re angry all the time or can’t express your anger appropriately, your anger may end up having a negative impact on your life.

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How to Cope With Argumentative People

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Your partner might not even notice that they’re argumentative, or that when they think you’re having a conversation, you feel like you’re having a fight. They may have learned this communication style as a child, or they may have insecurities or fears that make them feel defensive or shameful  — everyone has something that makes them feel this way.

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6 Ways to Manage Anxiety

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When anxiety or a panic attack hits, your heart rate spikes. Your breathing becomes shallow. You may start to sweat or shake. You might worry that your next breath will be your last. Or perhaps, you live with a constant low-grade fear of the future. If you’re one of the more than 40 million Americans who live with an anxiety disorder, these feelings are familiar.

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Do You Have the Winter Blues or Seasonal Affective Disorder?

It’s cold, dark, and dreary out there. You probably want to stay in bed where you’re cozy and warm with Netflix to keep you company. But if you’re losing interest in your hobbies and don’t seem to have any motivation or energy, you may be dealing with seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression triggered by the lack of sunlight during the winter.

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Healing From An Abusive Relationship

Many people believe forgiveness is a necessary step in the healing process. It’s part of our culture and religion, and it’s often encouraged by mental health specialists as well.

But what happens when forgiving someone becomes the equivalent of giving them permission to hurt you again?

In this blog post, we’ll look at some of the reasons why forgiveness isn’t necessary to for you to move on and what type of forgiveness can bring peace of mind.

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Is your career making you unhappy?

Here are a few clues on how you can solve it.

Money alone doesn’t make us happy. But at the same time, is it realistic to expect for our careers to make us feel accomplished and satisfied all the time? What happens when we’re new at something and, while we’re keen to learn, we’re by no means masters of the craft?

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