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Why is Change so Hard?

Change is the only constant thing in our lives. Yet, change is something people have come to resent, fear, and avoid change in all possible ways. Have you ever noticed if something changes in your plans or schedule throw you off? You are among the million of people in the world who experience the same…

Making New Year’s Resolutions Work for You

By Carissa Weber, MA, LPC, CSAC It is that time of year again! The old year is ending and we have aspirations for the upcoming year. Many people decide to use this as a starting point to create change in their life. Even with good intentions, up to 90% of people of people who set…

Gratitude: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

By Carissa Weber MA, LPC, CSAC If you follow me over at Facebook, you know I talk a lot about gratitude. For those of you that haven’t been following, you might be wondering why I am doing a post all about gratitude. In all honesty, gratitude is a very important topic to cover when it…

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“Carissa makes sure to speak in a way that everyone is able to understand and if you don’t she is willing to go over it again in a different way. As a person who continues to work through depression and anxiety, Carissa’s articles and posts have opened my eyes to coping and learning instead of putting myself down for struggling.”

– Olivia L, That Darn Amygdala Reader

“The funny thing about mental health is that there’s no cure all. It takes a daily dose of effort and a gentle yet effective guiding hand. ‘That Darn Amygdala’ can help you with a daily dose of not so common sense. Although after a few lessons you’ll wonder why it’s not. Take a step back and look into the tips and tricks to make your mind work for you!”

– Brain F, That Darn Amygdala Reader

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DISCLAIMER: Although I am a mental health therapist by profession, I am not YOUR therapist. This blog is intended to provide education and information only and does not constitute legal or professional therapy or consultation. I am not liable or responsible for any damages resulting in the use of this information.  If you are actively struggling with suicidal thoughts or a mental health crisis, Contact the nearest crisis center or connect with the national suicide prevention lifeline at 800-273-8255.

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