Posts Tagged "Self-Reward"

Top 5 Ways to Improve Your Mood

Posted by on Feb 12, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Top 5 Ways to Improve Your Mood

Battling a low mood is difficult and sometimes it gets to the point where motivation to help yourself might even wane. This time of the year, Seasonal Affect Disorder or S.A.D. is in full swing. Here are 5 strategies that therapists teach clients when they are battling depression or S.A.D. Keep in mind that counseling has been shown as the most effective strategy to overcome depression, so seek the help of a professional if you are feeling your low mood has become difficult to manage and it is getting in the way of responsibilities and relationships. 1. Keep track of your daily activities...

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The Effects of Anxiety During Pregnancy

Posted by on Sep 10, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

The Effects of Anxiety During Pregnancy

Anxiety During Pregnancy Pregnancy can bring on a lot of feelings. Becoming a new mom myself I began to understand that this life transition, like many others, can provoke a lot of thought and introspection. Many feelings can come up during the childbearing year. There is so much to think about, so much to plan for, and many unanswered questions. What kind of mom will I be? Am I able to provide for this child? Will I make it through the birth? All these questions can lead to a whole lot of anxiety. Anxiety can mess up a pregnancy and birth experience just as much as it can mess up life in...

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What Does It Mean To Practice Self-Care?

Posted by on Oct 14, 2011 in Blog | 0 comments

What Does It Mean To Practice Self-Care?

Self-care is a skill that many find they have forgotten about when the going gets tough. Research shows that when we are suffering though a depression that one of the first things to go is self-reward. Simple as it may seem, treating yourself good makes you feel good. They can be indulgent, self-loving, nurturing interests, allowing time for peace and quiet, and even reconnecting with childhood interests we may have forgotten about. Self-Care: Alone or With Others? Personally, I try to teach people how to participate in self-care as an individual skill. What I mean by that is self-care can...

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