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How to Develop Acceptance

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 Acceptance is difficult. By acceptance, I’m not talking about resignation, which is an “I-give-up” attitude that causes us to avoid difficulty. I’m also not talking about self-blame, which is an “I-deserve-this” attitude that reinforces helplessness. Finally, I’m not talking about passivity, which is a “why-bother?” attitude that generates inaction. All of these attitudes are not true acceptance. Instead, true acceptance is a willingness to accept life for what it is and knowingly let go of what it isn’t...

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7 Ways to Overcome Depression Without Medication

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 Antidepressant medications, such as Lexapro or Zoloft., can be helpful if you’re struggling with depression. However, antidepressants do not always resolve depressive symptoms and can also have unwanted side effects...

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Overcoming Trauma

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 Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is related to experiencing something traumatic, either to yourself or to someone close to you. Here’s how to help a veteran (or anyone else) with symptoms of PTSD can overcome his or her symptoms.

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An Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

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 Mindfulness meditation has been linked to pain and anxiety reduction.  Learn more about how to do this form of meditation here!

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The Guilt-Prone Person's Guide to Goal Setting

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 Most Americans set goals only to forget about them within a few weeks - not because they are inherently lazy - but they don't know how to set goals for success.  

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