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How to Break Up with Your Therapist

As the old song goes “breaking up is hard to do.” Similar to intimate relationships, ending a therapeutic relationship can be difficult to navigate at times. And also similar to intimate relationships, there are healthy ways and not-so-healthy ways to approach it. Regardless of your chosen method, the important thing to remember is that your […] Read More

Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) bring happiness to strangers when they least expect it. The goal of such acts are “To make our world a kinder place one act at a time.” The RAK movement was started in 1982, by a woman named Anne Herbert. She wrote the phrase “practice random kindness and senseless acts of […] Read More

The Chemicals Behind Falling in Love

Love is a many splendored thing…or so people fancy it to be. But while the majority of those enamored folks may very well be all-out twitterpated – scientifically speaking, it’s not always about hearts and flowers. It turns out, there’s actually more science than serendipity to your own love story than you’d imagine, and researchers […] Read More

What Is Love? The Psychology of Love and Crushes

In 1992, a pair of anthropologists set out to survey 166 of the world’s societies about their particular experience with romantic love. They found that 147 expressed very similar feelings of associated with love (the remaining 19 were not counted because of discrepancies in the questioning, not because there was any negative feedback). Love is […] Read More

National Make a Friend Day

“I get by with a little help from my friends.” Never was the Beatles classic line more relevant. Entering into the adult world is no walk in the park. It is a time where feelings of panic and discontent are often there, nagging in the back of one’s mind. It’s a time when participating in the […] Read More

Musicals and Mental Health

Mental Illness is often used in fiction to raise the stakes or explain someone’s behavior. In other pieces, the illness affects the main character, and we see the world around them through the lense of their illness. In some pieces, the illness is shown affecting others while the main character struggles to get their illness […] Read More

February Regulatory Update – This Month in Telehealth

What’s Happening at the State Level? Nebraska Proposals Could Help Expand Telehealth Services in Nebraska (Norfolk Daily News) A lack of health care in rural Nebraska is prompting a new push by lawmakers to expand telehealth services.  Two bills introduced last week would encourage more providers to adopt the technology, which allows doctors and patients […] Read More

The Psychology of Comfort Zones

“Get outside of your comfort zone!” is an instruction each and every one of us have heard from motivational speakers and parents alike throughout our entire lives. What they mean is, try something new! But what does it actually mean to break outside of one’s comfort zone, and what are the benefits of doing so? We all […] Read More

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