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  • Wed, 01/4/2012 at 9:26pm
    Winter-Onset Seasonal Affective Disorder There is nothing worse than feeling down and blue during the holidays when everyone around you seems to be bubbly and excited.  However, you are not alone. Approximately half a million people in the United States struggle with winter-onset seasonal affective disorder (aka, the winter blues) and another 10-20 percent of people may experience mild symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).  
  • Mon, 10/10/2011 at 10:54am
    Ug and Grog Live in Peace Ug and Grog were wise and respected clan leaders of Neanderthal tribes in sub-Saharan Africa.  Their respective clans lived in peace in caves separated by approximately one mile of lush green land, full of berries, roots and delicious deer and bison (which, during a semi-developed-brainstorming session last hot season, they realized could be roasted over fire, exponentially increasing the yum factor).
  • Wed, 09/7/2011 at 8:18am
      You’ve been together for a while now. You’re past the honeymoon stage and have settled into being a couple.  However you’re wondering is this relationship what I want?  Take a moment and think about the following questions:
  • Mon, 08/1/2011 at 8:48pm
    Life is a Bowl of Cherries By Hilary Katz MSW, LSW Whoever said,” life is a bowl of cherries”, was not being entirely honest. While, we certainly experience all kinds of wonderful things in our lives, we also are challenged by feelings that can sometimes overshadow those positive events. Everybody deserves to own a set of tools that can be utilized when bad feelings become all consuming. Who would not want to have the ability to tackle the negative feeling in order to get back to those ripe, sweet cherries?
  • Sat, 06/4/2011 at 5:49pm
    Mental Mistakes and Cognitive Distortions Mental mistakes or cognitive distortions are ways of thinking that help us to understand and navigate our world.  Cognitive distortions are learned ways of thinking.  Our experiences can help to reinforce them.  Though they help us to cope, can be adaptive and are logical, they are not rational.