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The Top 100 Mental Health Resources Online

Honoring mental health for all, I offer my voice to #StopSuicide. As a psychotherapist, I proudly wave my professional flag to support the cause. And the struggle is real… Besides treating anxiety, depression, relationship issues, trauma, and anger management, et cetera, mental health clinicians provide adjunct resources to support the therapeutic relationship outside the 50-minute […]

9 Happiness Habits to Live By

In recent years, the science of happiness has expanded globally. Partly as a result, of research, and also because I’m a psychotherapist, I named my blog, Wired for Happy. The intent is to convey that happiness is largely achieved by practicing healthy habits daily. And you can rewire your mood template by paying close attention […]

When Anger and Anxiety Are In Bed Together

“Anger, in general, is healthy. Just like sadness or happiness, it’s a normal emotion. Where people get into trouble is when anger becomes a behavior that is physically, verbally or emotionally inappropriate.” —Carole D. Stovall As a psychotherapist it’s sometimes difficult to convey the connection between anger and anxiety in my sleep-deprived, nervous clients. That’s […]

Goal Setting: Write it down, make it happen, change your life

Research shows that nearly 80% of New Year’s Resolutions fail by the second week of February. Despite the best of intentions, most of us fall short. If you’re missing out, it may be time to challenge yourself in a different way. There’s goal setting and then there’s big, lofty goal setting—as in completing 100 repetitions […]

21 Quick Tips to Change Your Anxiety Forever (Free audio Mp3)

Welcome to another resource containing sure-fire tips to calm your anxious mind. You can thank a lovely member of the Team Happy crew for this one (sometimes you just gotta ask for what you want in life 🙂 ). I love creating portable, mobile meditations, tutorials and recordings to support emotional wellness and mental health. […]

7 Powerful Steps to Overcome Depression Without Medication

  There is no health without mental health. In the past decade, depression rates have escalated, and one in four Americans will suffer from major depression at one time in their lives. As a psychotherapist in the trenches with many a depressed client over the years, I am happy to say that depression does not have […]

Feeling Your Feelings: What You Need to Know

“No one ever died from their feelings, but millions have died from abusing substances in the name of avoiding their feelings.” —Unknown Avoiding pain is a natural response. Pain is nature’s way of telling us we’re not physically safe. Emotional pain alerts us that something is not going well in our lives, and in order […]

Calming Your Anxious Mind — Setting Healthy Boundaries

Healthy boundaries are the key to emotional well-being. After all, you teach people how to treat you. Check out this short video below from the Calming Your Anxious Mind module via Team Happy, for a recap of the essentials steps to adopting a peaceful mindset, where you manage your anxiety, and not the other way […]

Calming Your Anxious Mind: Overcoming Anger

Anxiety and anger may not seem connected. Anxiety is often associated with fear, and fear is not typically associated with powerful emotions like courage. While it takes courage to stand up to someone and tell them why you’re feeling upset with them, most people would not label anger as a typical symptom of anxiety. After […]

5-Minute Mindfulness Practices to Calm An Anxious Mind

If I were to ask what you thought about while eating your breakfast this morning, would you be at a loss for words? If you’re like most busy people, the answer would be yes. So much of our day is dictated by duties—household chores, work, child-rearing, commuting, studying, and social obligations, that we busily rush […]

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