Depression, Family, Sadness, Wellness

The Holiday Season and Depression

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Do you feel down during the holidays? You’re not alone. This is actually incredibly common during the winter months. Coupled with added stress, this can make the holidays, for some, something to dread. Tunde outlines some possible treatment options for the “holiday blues.” You might be surprised how easy these are to implement.

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Anger, Children, Communication Skills, Family, Play Therapy, written by Erlese Caruth

Our very own Erlese Caruth, LPC, NCC has been published in Atlanta Best Self Magazine!

BSMOur very own Erlese Caruth, LPC, NCC had an interview and article published about her in Atlanta Best Self Magazine! She discusses parenting advice and relationships with children.
What an accomplishment!!! Join us in congratulating her!

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Depression, Family, Relationships, Sadness, self-esteem, written by Erlese Caruth

When Things Fall Apart

mental-illness-unemploymentWe all know that sunken feeling, in the pit of our stomach, that we get when a sound or an image reminds of a time when we fell apart– whether it be someone shouting loudly, a scene on TV, or the smell of smoke. For Erlese, it was the sounds of sirens. She discusses how you can push beyond those moments of falling apart and allow yourself to see the silver lining.
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Children, Family, Infertility, Pregnancy, written by Kim Openo

Staying Sane in the Face of Infertility

infertilityInfertility can be one of the most painful experiences a woman and/or a couple experience. Anger, sadness, and resentment towards others who have achieved pregnancy is a common emotion. Kim goes into detail about how you can manage your emotions and the additional help that exists should those emotions become too much.

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Children, Family, written by Kim Openo

Reminiscing with Your Sense of Smell

Why is smell so strongly tied to our memories? Kim describes the reason for this scientific phenomenon while also sharing somewoman-smelling recent memories of her own that were activated just by the smell of something nearby. Kim also explains how scent can also be a form of relaxation and how it can reduce stress!

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Communication Skills, Family, self-esteem, Social Skills

What is Your Best Valentine’s Day Story?

-valentines-day-clipart-6Valentine’s Day is more than just flowers and candy– and it certainly doesn’t have to be romantic either. Valentine’s Day is about love: whether this is sibling love, parent-child love, or the love of friendship. Erlese recalls a time when her daughter gave her a very memorable and touching Valentine’s Day.
What is your favorite Valentine’s Day memory?

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