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5 Reasons Why You Should Take Influencers’ Mental Health Advice with a Grain of Salt

Have you taken mental health advice from influencers? In the age of social media, influencers have become the new celebrities, shaping trends and influencing decisions in various aspects of life. From fashion and beauty to fitness and mental health, influencers share their experiences and insights, often presenting themselves as experts in these fields. While their […]

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What Causes Perfectionism?

Chances are you or someone you know is a perfectionist or has been called a perfectionist in the past. But what exactly is perfectionism? Where does it come from? Let’s explore what perfectionism is and what the causes are.   Defining Perfectionism Perfectionists tend to have very high standards and expectations around how to go […]

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Addressing the Invisible Mental Load in Relationships

At Awaken Counseling in Marietta, GA, we believe in fostering healthy and fulfilling relationships. Too often, we find that there is an invisible mental load that affects many couples and is rarely discussed.  View our article posted in REIMAC’s online magazine here.

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6 Tips on Coping with Depression as You Head Off to College

Heading off to college is often portrayed as an exciting adventure filled with new friendships, independence, and academic opportunities. While this can be true for many, this transition can also be a challenging and emotional journey, especially for those dealing with depression. Maybe for the first time in your life, you’re experiencing autonomy and independence. […]

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5 Ways to Alleviate Anxiety Naturally

How to alleviate anxiety natually is a frequent question that we are asked. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, an estimated 31.1% of adults experience an anxiety disorder at some point in their lives. A common suggestion when you struggle with anxiety is to take medication to make it easier to bear. But […]

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How to Stop Repeating the Same Relationship Mistakes

Relationships are complicated, and we aren’t perfect. It’s very possible that the reason why your relationships never work out is because you keep making the same mistakes over and over. You’re not the only one who does this, of course. It’s happened to plenty of people, and it will continue happening because we’re only human. […]

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5 Ways Therapy Can Boost Teens’ Self-Esteem

We all know that being a teenager can be quite a rollercoaster ride. It’s a time of immense change – physically, emotionally, and socially – and self-esteem often takes center stage. But don’t worry; therapy can be a game-changer for teens struggling with their self-worth. In this blog post, we’re going to chat about five […]

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4 Tips for Managing Social Anxiety

Interacting with other people can be easy for some. But for others? Not so much. And it’s not always because of shyness. Sometimes it’s about something stronger, more severe. Shyness is temporary. But when you experience real fear, when you constantly worry whether you’re being watched or judged by the people around you, then you’re […]

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What Healthy Conflict in a Relationship Looks Like

How to solve conflict in a relationship is a necessary skills for all relationships. Conflict is a normal part of a relationship, but not every way of handling conflict is appropriate or helpful. In a relationship, it’s important to handle conflict in a productive way. You want to resolve conflict as a team. But, the […]

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Why Is Anxiety Worse at Night for Some?

Anxiety is something unfortunately common. It’s an uncomfortable feeling that can show up at any time during the day, sometimes reasonably so and sometimes not at all. But have you noticed that, sometimes, anxiety is much worse at night? You toss and turn, unable to sleep. No matter how much you try, you just can’t […]

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