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What Are Cognitive Distortions?

Our thoughts can define how we view a situation. There are many ways of thinking and sometimes those thoughts can be a hinderance to our day to day lives. When our thoughts convince us something that is false, that means that our thoughts are distorted. Cognitive distortions are inaccurate thoughts that are used to reinforce … Continue reading What Are Cognitive Distortions?

How to Incorporate Mindfulness Into Your Daily Life

Mindfulness...the term gets thrown around a lot, but what does it mean? For many mindfulness usually brings up an image of someone meditating in a quiet room, but being mindful is so much more than meditation. Let's start with the definition of mindfulness. Mindfulness is the ability to be fully present and aware of where … Continue reading How to Incorporate Mindfulness Into Your Daily Life

10 Ways to Reduce Stress

Life is stressful in general. Sometimes stress is inevitable, but that does not mean that we aren't able to cope with it. Stress is how your brain responds to any demand. It can come from school, work, relationships, sports, or major life changes. The consequences of stress can effect us emotionally, physically, cognitively, and behaviorally. … Continue reading 10 Ways to Reduce Stress