Invisible Wounds: Veteran Mental Health

July 7, 2023

            Every 4th of July our country celebrates the birth and independence of our nation. But what we often forget is how our nation came to be and what was done to get us here. Let us not forget the war that our country faced (and is still facing) to remain free. Millions of people have […]

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Mental Health Awareness Month

May 25, 2018

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The goal of this over-60-year-old tradition is to raise awareness of mental illness, what life is like for those with mental health conditions, and how to improve mental health and wellness. In addition, another aim is to reduce the stigma around mental health conditions by acknowledging both their prevalence […]

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Living Fully

March 28, 2014

  Sometimes you just have to do what you have to do to survive.  If our hearts have been wounded, we try to protect from further hurts.  Sometimes survivors, who have endured pain and hurt, in order to protect themselves, pretend that their hearts don’t matter.  Their hopes, longings, feelings, needs, and desires aren’t essential […]

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January 22, 2014

  We all have things about our pasts that we don’t like.  Mistakes we feel we’ve made, bad relationships, lost jobs, etc.  It’s easy to live in regret and to continue to look at those situations negatively, causing unhappiness. But they have taught us a great lesson and have brought us to where we are […]

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Anti-Anxiety Equations

December 16, 2013

  Anti-Anxiety Equations Check out the library at any university or the coffee shops surrounding them right now and you’ll see college students cramming for exams.  No doubt thick textbooks are open to pages showing complicated formulas and equations which explain and provide a framework for solving scientific problems.  While most of us are probably […]

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