As the seasons change, so can our moods; Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder

  When the seasons start to change from summer into fall it can be a beautiful time.  The scenery becomes colorful and the weather has a nice crisp feel to it.  For a lot of people, this can be their favorite time of year.  It brings thoughts of sipping coffee or hot cider, of watching the colors on the trees change, or of being wrapped up in a blanket around the fireplace.  It’s considered to be a cozy time of…

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The “Awe” Effect

  Recently, I came across an article that discussed a concept called, the “awe” effect.  The article was a very interesting read and aimed towards explaining how individuals view the world and how we become influenced by things in our environment.  It made me think of my own experiences and how if they had not have happened, I may have ended up having completely different perspectives towards life and how I live it.  So, what is the awe effect?  In…

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Bathing Suit Season and The Adolescent Girl – Ways to help boost self-esteem and not worry about appearances…

  It’s that time of year again – time for fun in the sun, spending time with friends, vacations, barbecuing, and……swim suit season! What comes with swim suit season you ask?  Lots of articles telling us, “how to get fit for your bikini this summer” and articles asking,  “Are you beach bod ready?”, etc.  Society tells us that we must look a certain way in order to feel good about ourselves and look good on the beach or by the…

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