Addressing mental health issues


Emotional Eating

For many of us, when we encounter a problem, food is the perfect solution. When you’re tired, chocolate is there for you. When you’re stressed, cake has your back. We usually know that we’re not hungry, but the urge to soothe that craving is just too strong to resist. Some foods may feel comforting to...
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The Efficacious Self

According to Albert Bandura, self-efficacy is “the belief in one’s capabilities to organize and execute the courses of action required to manage prospective situations.” It reveals an assurance in one’s ability to control one’s personal motivation, behavior, and environment. It is the ‘thing’ that reassures us that we can get past difficulty, we can achieve, and we can succeed!   Self-efficacy theory (SET) is a subset of...
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Good Grief

During our lifetime, we will experience grief many, many times. The grief process can be initiated by many of the situations we face. We can grieve broken relationships, a job loss, and even an addiction to substances. Children and spouses often grieve following a divorce, and persons commonly grieve the loss of their health and...
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Have you ever taken the time to hang a picture on the wall? I don’t usually use a level, so I have to rely on my own measurements and any other help I can get to confirm that it is hung exactly the way it should be (usually from a family member!). Unfortunately, after all...
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