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Benefits of travel on your Mental Health

Benefits of travel on your Mental Health

Travel has long been celebrated for its ability to rejuvenate the mind, body, and soul. Beyond the mere thrill of exploration, venturing into new landscapes offers a myriad of benefits for mental health. Whether it's a weekend getaway to a nearby town or a month-long...

It’s a new year!

It’s a new year!

As the clock strikes midnight and a new year dawns, it brings with it a multitude of opportunities for growth, renewal, and positive change. The concept of a new year serves as a powerful symbol, encouraging individuals to reflect on the past and look forward to a...

5 Helpful tips for career hunting

5 Helpful tips for career hunting

Define Your Goals and Preferences: Clearly define your career goals, skills, and preferences. Understand what you're looking for in a job, including the type of industry, company culture, and job responsibilities. This will help you target your job search more...

Navigating anxiety during family holiday events

Navigating anxiety during family holiday events

The holiday season is often synonymous with joy, celebration, and family gatherings. However, for those grappling with anxiety, these festive occasions can become sources of stress and discomfort. The pressures of social interactions, expectations, and the sheer scale...

What’s OCD?

What’s OCD?

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition characterized by intrusive, unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors or mental acts (compulsions). While often associated with childhood, OCD can persist into adulthood, affecting millions...

Feeling stuck

Feeling stuck

 Feeling stuck is a universal human experience that can leave us feeling hopeless, lost, and overwhelmed. Whether it's in our personal lives, relationships, or careers, the sensation of being trapped can be paralyzing. However, there is hope. In this blog, we will...

Its an odd world right now

Its an odd world right now

Hi there- Are you feeling the oddness in the air as much as I am? I can't quiet put my finger on it, but it seems the world around us is changing at an alarming rate and I don't know how to take it all in. Does it feel like every time we turn around its something in...

Therapy Checklist

Therapy Checklist

Submitted by: Lindsey Lane(Graduate student Wake Forest Univ.) Sometimes when you go a few weeks between therapy, it can be hard to remember where you last left off. It is easy forget things that were important to you a few weeks ago, especially if a lot has...

Anxious or Depressed? Adolescent girls

Anxious or Depressed? Adolescent girls

Submitted by: Lindsey Lane, Masters Student, Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Wake Forest University) Middle school and high school are times in a young adult’s life where everything feels new. They are learning to live in new bodies, feeling feelings they have...