Unhealthy Ways Stress Shows Up In Our Lives and Healthy Ways to Cope

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When was the last time you have felt “stressed out”? Was it today? Everyone experiences stress in their lives for lots of different reasons. So, what is stress, exactly? Stress is a natural reaction in your body to changes that require you to adjust or respond. The stress response is physical tension in the body […]

Why We Share Everything On Social Media

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Do you choose to write punchy sentences of only 280 characters on Twitter? Or if you have a lot to say, is Facebook your method of choice? Maybe you like the power of imagery available on Instagram? Better yet, how about the influence of videos through YouTube or TikTok? That’s only the beginning of the […]

Amazing Benefits of Gratitude

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  There is often a lot of talk, especially during the holiday season, about gratitude. Friends and family posting on social media the things they are grateful for throughout the month of November. Sharing family memories and good times with friends using hashtags like #blessed and #grateful. t’s so nice to reflect on all the […]

Ambiguous Loss: What the 5 Stages of Grief Look Like During the Pandemic

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Typical Grief Normally, when you think about grief, the death of a loved one comes to mind. This is a concrete example of a loss – a definite end. The person was here and now they are not. Experiencing this type of loss also comes with working through any number of the 5 stages of […]

How To Talk With Your Kids About Death

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Here’s a statistic that will never change: ten out of ten people will die. That’s an absolute certainty. There’s no skirting the grave, drinking from a well which gives you everlasting life, or trading your soul to avoid death. It is a guarantee awaiting every living creature. And the inevitability of death is something that your […]

Emotional Exhaustion: How to Spot it and What to Do About It

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It would be an understatement to say that there is a lot going on in our world today. From COVID-19 to murder hornets to protests and violence, and now hurricane season is upon us. If you are at all connected to social media then you know the constant stream of news, both factual and not, […]

What is Your New Normal?

What is your new normal? -- Redeemed Life Counseling

If 2020 was a baseball game, the crowd would be going wild over the curveballs, unexpected home runs, and plenty of swings knocking the ball completely out of the park.  Over the past year, life has thrown curveball after curveball, keeping us glued to the edge of our seats, squinting our eyes to see if […]

Mindfulness for Beginners: What is It and How Can I Start?

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For people who are unfamiliar with mindfulness meditation and it’s seemingly endless health benefits, it can seem a little confusing as to what it actually is. Meditation has been around for thousands of years, and often has a strong connotation of being “new age” or “woo-woo.” Many people associate meditation and mindfulness with images of […]

Six Ways to Start Taking Care of Yourself NOW

6 Ways to Start Taking Care of Yourself Now - Redeemed Life Counseling

It’s no secret that when you’re a parent, self-care tends to take a back seat to the many responsibilities you juggle every single day. In fact, many parents view self-care as more of a luxury or a privilege than a necessity. In 2020, when everyone is stressed and frustrated with a very fluid COVID-19 reality, […]

The Medicine of Laughter

The Medicine of Laughter - Redeemed Life Counseling

If you were a dog, your ears would be standing straight up like soldiers at attention. Your back is against the wall in the dim hallway as you listen to the quiet pitter-patter of toddler feet around the corner. As her steps approach your hiding spot, you burst forth and gleefully shout, “Boo!”  After the […]