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Columbus, What Is ADHD?

Columbus, What Is ADHD?

Picture attempting to concentrate on a task but finding your thoughts drifting away in countless directions, like a butterfly in a Columbus garden darting around with no specific route. This is the daily struggle for individuals with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity...

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Relaxing Things to Do in Columbus, Ohio

Relaxing Things to Do in Columbus, Ohio

Welcome to Columbus, Ohio, where relaxing meets adventure in a delightful blend of charm and tranquility. While this vibrant city is known for its bustling energy and thriving arts scene, plenty of hidden gems are waiting to be discovered by those seeking peace and...

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Codependency in Columbus: Signs, Symptoms, and Self

Codependency in Columbus: Signs, Symptoms, and Self

In Columbus, amidst the vibrant energy and bustling streets, a quieter yet pervasive issue lurks beneath the surface - codependency. This complex dynamic of unhealthy relationships and emotional dependencies can often go unnoticed amid daily routines and social...

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DON’T GET SAD IN COLUMBUS THIS WINTER: PART 4

DON’T GET SAD IN COLUMBUS THIS WINTER: PART 4

FROM FROSTY DAYS TO SUNNY RAYS IN COLUMBUS Had enough of the gray Columbus winter to make you feel like a melted snowman? Fear not! There's a shining light at the end of this gloomy tunnel – quite literally. Yes, folks, with spring around the corner, it's time to let...

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DON’T GET SAD IN COLUMBUS THIS WINTER: PART 3

DON’T GET SAD IN COLUMBUS THIS WINTER: PART 3

This winter, we've been discussing a series on seasonal affective disorder (SAD), where we talked about great ways to get out locally and get moving, as well as volunteering around Columbus. In this entry, we're discussing fostering meaningful connections right here...

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Don’t Get SAD in Columbus This Winter: Part 2

Don’t Get SAD in Columbus This Winter: Part 2

Continuing where we left off from Don’t Get SAD in Columbus This Winter, a Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) series where we delve deep into the heart of Columbus, Ohio, to explore how a single beneficial approach can be adapted into a diverse array of practical...

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Don’t Get SAD in Columbus This Winter

Don’t Get SAD in Columbus This Winter

It’s no coincidence that when things start to get cold and cloudy in Ohio (and in Ohio, we mean cloudy), many of us experience Seasonal Affective Disorder, referred to as SAD. Locals might joke about it being a result of eating too much spicy Skyline chili or being...

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How Mindfulness Can Help You Heal Trauma

How Mindfulness Can Help You Heal Trauma

One of a therapist’s most important responsibilities is empowering clients to heal their trauma through the use of various therapeutic tools and techniques. Trauma lives in the body. It takes root in the brain and leaves visible traces that can be seen on MRIs. Often,...

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What Does it Mean to be an LGBTQIA+ Ally in 2023?

What Does it Mean to be an LGBTQIA+ Ally in 2023?

LGBTQIA+ is meant to include lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual people—and more. That encompasses a lot of folks but, at the same time, leaves plenty of room for allies. An LGBTQIA+ ally is someone who does not fit into the categories...

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How To Motivate An Unmotivated Teen

How To Motivate An Unmotivated Teen

Trying to figure out teenagers may often feel like an unsolvable mystery. There’s no doubt that people that age can be unpredictable. Even so, you may notice a more pronounced trend of your teen appearing to lack motivation. This can be difficult to understand and...

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How To Know The Difference Between Anxiety & Stress

How To Know The Difference Between Anxiety & Stress

Both stress and anxiety are normal and inevitable. Neither has to be automatically categorized as “negative.” For example, you experience good stress when something exciting happens to you.  This might include taking free throws with the game tied or asking someone...

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I’m Feeling Anxious And I Don’t Know Why

I’m Feeling Anxious And I Don’t Know Why

You can think of anxiety as an alarm bell of sorts. It is warning us that a threat is present or looming. In humanity’s earliest days, more often than not, this alert system enabled our species to survive. However, for most people today, you can feel anxious for “no...

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Helping Young Children Manage Big Feelings – 5 Tips

Helping Young Children Manage Big Feelings – 5 Tips

It’s never easy to see your child get angry. Often, it can make you feel upset or frustrated, too. As adults, we sometimes believe the way children express their anger, sadness, or even happiness is unwarranted.  However, it’s essential to understand that children act...

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3 Tips to Navigate Online Couples Counseling at Home

3 Tips to Navigate Online Couples Counseling at Home

It could be that you and your partner have been struggling for some time now. Perhaps, you always disagree and can’t see eye-to-eye. Or maybe the coronavirus pandemic, forcing you both to be home more, is bringing to light or emphasizing issues you didn’t realize were...

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Teens Thrive with Online Therapy – Here’s Why

Teens Thrive with Online Therapy – Here’s Why

Many parents have experienced dragging their teen to counseling. Several reasons might cause a teen to struggle with going to therapy, such as: It feels weird being in a counselor’s office. The conversation is awkward and not genuine. And of course, teens are often...

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Making Sense of Depression – Can It Get Better?

Making Sense of Depression – Can It Get Better?

Hopelessness, sadness, emptiness are all words frequently associated with depression. When you struggle with depression, it only makes sense that you want to know whether or not it can get better. Even if you’ve been depressed for years, and are “used to" feeling this...

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