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Checking in

While staying in contact with friends and loved ones is important, asking “how are you?” can seem habitual. It’s is a perfectly normal way to begin a conversation or meeting and understood as a polite way to express concern, to which “I’m fine” or “Good” are socially acceptable responses. But is “how are you?” really…

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Don’t Give Up!!

The last several months may have knocked you for a loop or derailed some of your dreams and/or plans. Have to keep in mind to stay healthy physically and mentally, so when this passes, you will be able to ready to move forward. When you feel like you’re down for the count, like the dream…

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Covid-19 Fear Bringing Back Past Trauma.

The fear of the unknown. Being confined to little movement, brought upon by the Covid-19 is a recipe for heightened worry and possibly the re-opening of past traumas. If this is you or anyone you know, please reach out. (414) 881-7401 https://blogs.webmd.com/mental-health/20200407/the-covid19-crisis-may-trigger-emotions-from-past-trauma?fbclid=IwAR2IyZMy8mHiXrqgji0KY-WoqRuWk06aj0iStPliVDwh9f1VM63ZDqYAkDg

Telehealth/Teletherapy, How Does It Work?

Due to Covid-19 or the Coronavirus has changed the way many have to conduct business. Besides grocery and hardware stores, sadly many businesses have closed, or many are working remotely. As a therapist, March 13th changed things for me too. Instead of my clients coming in to see me, we now do what they call…

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What The New Normal May Mean To You?

We are about a month in to the Covid-19 Stay at Home Order here in Wisconsin and pretty much through out the country. They say that being aware and careful about this virus until there is some type of treatment, some aspect of what we are going through, may be our “new normal.” Here’s a…

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Mental Health Check In

How are you feeling right now? A. I’ve got this   B. Scared, but hopeful   C. Overwhelmed by it all     If you’re ‘C’, please call for help. This is the time to reach out and get the support you need.   You can reach me here, visit www.alwaysabetteryou.com, or perhaps the easiest,…

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Feeling your feelings.

Being in a time of the unknown, how are you feeling right now? Deeper yet, why do you feel that way? To be able to label and understand one’s emotions is crucial in moving past them.  The book Permission To Feel by Marc Brackett, Ph.D. is an excellent resource. Need help sorting through things? Let…

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Being Grateful

No matter what life throws at you, you can always find something to be thankful for. I am thankful for the privilege of meeting clients where they are, helping them heal, and walking alongside them as they continue on their journey to a more fulfilling life. What are you grateful for today?

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