7 Sneaky Ways Anxiety Takes Over

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Everyone has experienced a pile-up of life stressors from time to time! Sometimes life happens and it feels like all the emotional energy you have gets sucked out. It can feel like you’re running on an empty tank. Running out of emotional fuel – and sometimes physical energy too! It can leave you feeling run-down, […]

Clutter and Mental Health: Clearing Your Clutter Outside and In

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There are a lot of reasons why someone keeps a neat and perfectly organized home. There are just as many reasons as to why others say they prefer their messy living space. Then, there’s a whole other group that is neat and orderly in one area and in another are disorganized and cluttered.  Popular TV […]

17 Snack-Sized Self-Care Habits

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Our virtual world is swarming with more buzzwords than an active beehive. Fake news. Democracy. Viral. Influencer. And without a doubt, self-care has been added to that list. But self-care gets a bad rap. It isn’t a lazy solution like leaving your dirty clothes on the floor. In contrast, it’s a proactive approach that increases your capacity to function better and […]

What’s the Difference Between Sadness and Depression?

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What’s the Difference Between Sadness and Depression? A horse and a pony are similar but different. A banana and a plantain are similar but different. A Samsung and an iPhone are similar but different. Sadness and depression are similar but different.  For most of us, it’s hard to distinguish between the two. The textbook definitions […]

How To Help Your Teen Face Their Post-Pandemic Fears

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Flashback with me to high school literature class. You probably read To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee and wrote at least one paper on racism, social inequality, or good vs evil. (Don’t worry, school is out for the rest of the year because of a worldwide pandemic, so you won’t be assigned any essays or projects.) […]

5 Ways Kids Show Coronavirus Anxiety

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It’s safe to say that COVID-19 has changed day to day lives for everyone – adults and children – across the United States and around the world. The way we live is just different now than it was before the pandemic.  Children’s lives were disrupted with the closing of schools in the spring – for […]

Warning Signs of Depression in Teenagers

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The teen years come full of physical and emotional changes. Teens are known for their wild mood swings and roller-coaster emotions. It can be difficult to know what normal teenage angst and hormones are compared to a more serious issue like depression or anxiety. It’s important to recognize when your teen’s moodiness seems to be a […]

6 Surprising Benefits of Going Outside, Especially During COVID-19

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In 2020, the term “social distancing” has become a household mantra. Staying six feet apart and avoiding large gatherings has become the focal point of staying safe and healthy during this pandemic. Unfortunately, social distancing is also a phrase that causes many to curl their lips into a snarl.  Thankfully, outside is a place where […]

5 Things You Can Control During The Uncertainty of a Pandemic

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In some ways, this pandemic reminds me of the story of Joseph in the Old Testament. He was taken to Egypt, a place far from his home. Everything was foreign: the people, the land, the language, the customs. Life during a pandemic kinda feels foreign too. He, the favored and youngest son of his father […]

How the Coronavirus Impacted First Responders and 7 Ways You Can Help.

How the Coronavirus Impacted First Responders and 7 Ways You Can Help - Redeemed Life Counseling

When you think of someone serving on the “front lines,” your mind probably drifts to military soldiers decked in camouflage. But this battle against a worldwide pandemic has brought new soldiers to the front lines: first responders. Police officers. Fireman. Paramedics. Emergency Room personnel. Rescue teams.  Law enforcement and first responders are the ones who […]