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Self-pity vs. self-love: Gaining awareness

By Mr. Eric Fisher Life does not beg our forgiveness for the trials it makes us undergo. Oftentimes, there is the expectation that an individual’s life in recovery from Addiction should be fashioned without any major struggles psychologically, interpersonally, occupationally, … Continue reading

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Gratitude

Gratitude By Sue Newton, MN, RN Gratitude is an emotion expressing appreciation for what one has, otherwise known as thankfulness and gratefulness. Research has shown that gratitude has one of the strongest links with mental health of any character trait and … Continue reading

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Fear/F.E.A.R.

Fear/F.E.A.R. By Ms. Paige Abbott, Registered Psychologist Fear is an intense emotion that can come about unexpectedly in the wake of real or perceived threats. That’s right- even events that are not real or are never going to happen can … Continue reading

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Expectations

  Q&A on Expectations With Dr. Raju Hajela 1) What are expectations and how do they compare to things like goals? Expectations are usually “shoulds” that one places one self or other people.  They are often unfulfilled, hence, can cause … Continue reading

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Feelings

By Ms. Paige Abbott, Registered Psychologist Often people struggle to answer the question ‘How are you feeling?’ This could be for a variety of reasons, but often it is because people were not introduced to the language of feelings or … Continue reading

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