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Midweek Check-in

It’s been a while since we last had our check-in, so let’s check in! This is your friendly reminder to find pockets of time in your days, weeks, months, and life to tune into yourself, your body, and your soul.

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Why Having a Regular Self Check-in Is Your Secret to Self-Care

In the bustling, productive-focused world we live in, we’re constantly caught up in the rush of daily demands and work tasks that we often forget to prioritize our own well-being. Even though we feel like we’re drowning in work and the never-ending tasks, we must carve out the time to consistently check in with ourselves. Discover how these moments of introspection can significantly contribute to your well-being and learn how to incorporate this simple practice into your routine.

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When you started your work, maybe you felt like a tall candle. You stand proud and eager to light the workplace with your passion, energy, and work. But eventually, the flame burns away at the candle. If you don’t renew the candle, you’ll end up with a low flame and a worn-out wick.

This week, we’re looking at the burned-out wick and how we can recover from it so we have a bright, long-lasting flame.

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Choices and Control

We make choices every day and all day: what to wear for the day, what to eat, and what activities we engage in. Over our lives, we’ve chosen our habits, hobbies, and jobs—although, it may feel like having a job and going to work is not a choice.

But we’ll examine that this week: big or small, what choices do we have?

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Managing Dissociation

Last week, we covered the dissociation spectrum: from everyday forms of dissociation to dissociative disorders. This week, we’ll dive deeper into the coping strategies we can use to manage dissociation.

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Dissociation Spectrum

Have you ever driven home from work but didn’t remember how you got there? You made all the right turns, stopped in all the appropriate places, and drove at the right speed limit, but when you pulled into your driveway, you didn’t remember any of it.

Or maybe, you zoned out during a meeting or conversation, daydreaming about your weekend plans or the movie you watched last night. Consequently, by the close of the meeting, you can’t recall what anyone said.

These scenarios demonstrate a couple of everyday forms of dissociation. This week, we’ll uncover the spectrum of dissociation.

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Trauma and Stress

“They carried all they could bear, and then some, including a silent awe for the terrible power of the things they carried.”
― Tim O’Brien, The Things They Carried

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Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Mental Health Awareness Month seeks to raise awareness about mental health and destigmatize mental health and treatment.

This week, we’ll also explore what teletherapy looks like, its benefits, and how to prepare for a session.

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Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Did you know that anxiety attacks and panic attacks are different? The terms are not necessarily synonymous, although it is common for people to use them interchangeably.

This week, let’s dive into the differences between anxiety and panic attacks and what we can do if we’re experiencing one.

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