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When is it time to fight or to let it go?

A few years ago I met a woman who I will name Angela. Angela had gone through a challenging relationship with a former boyfriend 10 years earlier. He broke up with her after a long

Why is it Important to Love Yourself First?

Some of my clients have a difficult time with the idea and/or the practice of loving themselves first. They think that loving themselves first is selfish. So, let’s give some credit to this assumption

Low Self-Esteem

Low self-esteem can be a problem in someone's life because the person fails to recognize and utilize his or her strengths. As a result, the person acts as if he or she is not important,

A Key to Happiness

Have you wondered why some people are happy most of the time but others are unhappy? It is true that genetic factors contribute to people’s happiness. It is also true that some events are

To Use Insurance or Not to Use it?

With health insurance becoming mandatory in the U.S., it is important to educate clients about the risks involved in using health insurance for their mental health treatment. Below are some points to consider before you

An Online Program that Helps you with Your Emotions

If you are one of those who prefer to experience an interactive internet-based program that helps your mood instead of reading self-help books, MoodGYM may be a better option for you. MoodGYM is basically a