Category Archives: Anxiety Disorders

Alarming Rise in Teenage Girls Dealing with Depression

Life today can be very complicated. There is incredible pressures pulling in every direction and it often feels like there is little help available. Teenage girls seem to be perhaps struggling the most. With conflicting expectation and too few positive … Continue reading

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The importance of mental health

We all know that if we are injured and in pain it is more difficult to focus on anything else. With physical issues, we often get sympathy and support that allows us to perhaps do less until we recover. Others … Continue reading

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When is anxiety in children really a problem?

Yep, kids can worry about all kinds of things. They don’t like it when you leave them with a babysitter. They fret over making friends. They have a melt down trying to decide what to wear to school, or deciding … Continue reading

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When men struggle with eating disorders

Most of us don’t picture men, let alone a popular football player, when we think of someone with an eating disorder. Joey Julius is a very brave young man. He has come forward to admit that he struggles. He first … Continue reading

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A personal look at eating disorders

For many people admitting that they are struggling and there is an issue is an incredibly hard first step towards healing. I admit that I was surprised by this Yahoo! Beauty post, but found it to be a moving account … Continue reading

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Shaming and blaming are not the answer!

We all know that if we had a physical health issue, those around us would be sympathetic and supportive. They would encourage us to seek help and, if they were close to us, would probably do all they could to … Continue reading

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Don’t be fooled (even by yourself!)

Many people go along day to day hiding behind a mask that says ‘everything is ok’ when the truth is that they are struggling. This Huntington Post article talks about why this is such a problem. Look, we all have … Continue reading

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Preparing Schools to be a place of positive experiences for everyone

Our kids face so many daily challenges and for many school is no longer a place of learning, but a place they struggle to survive. Due to a lack of understand and resources they are left behind and find themselves … Continue reading

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A fine line when caring for our children

Man, being a parent is a tough job! You want to protect your children from harm and see that they get the best you can offer. You try to love them and guide them through turbulent times while trying to … Continue reading

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For some Mental Health issues simply getting out of the house is a big deal

Working with horses can be a powerful way to reach out to people who struggle with mental health issues. Our clients each have their own unique challenges and we tailor our session plans to address those challenges. It may be … Continue reading

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