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Spring Cleaning: A Time-Honored Tradition for Mind and Body

April 29, 2024
While spring cleaning has long been associated with tidying up our physical spaces, the concept of refreshing the mind and rejuvenating the body has roots just as ancient and varied. Throughout history, cultures around the world have recognized the importance of cleansing not only our homes but also our minds and bodies as the seasons shift from winter to spring.
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The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator in Therapy

April 23, 2024
When it comes to personal development and therapy, the biggest advantage we can have is understanding our personality. The better we understand ourselves, the quicker we are to achieve our goals, discover outlets for personal fulfillment, and find people who we can nurture strong connections with.
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Navigating Medication and Management in Mental Health: Your Essential Guide

April 16, 2024
Choosing medication can be an essential piece of the puzzle in the pursuit of mental health treatment. Individuals opt for medication to alleviate the symptoms that may impede their ability to lead fulfilling lives. Medication can act as a stabilizing force, restoring chemical imbalances in the brain and facilitating more manageable emotional states.
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Yoga Therapy vs Yoga

April 16, 2024
Have you heard of this thing called, yoga therapy? Maybe thought to yourself…isn’t all yoga therapeutic? To that I say YES! And yet…there is a distinction to be made about the differences between yoga and yoga therapy. There are less than 4,000 of us certified yoga therapists on the planet, so if you are unfamiliar…you are not alone.
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Decoding Mental Health Professional Credentials and Licensures in Minnesota

March 11, 2024
In the complex landscape of mental health care, understanding what type of therapy one may need is enough to confuse or even stifle the pursuit of getting help. Understanding the various credentials and licensures held by mental health professionals is potentially another layer of confusion one seeking therapy may face.
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Top Six Reasons to Prioritize Therapy Now for a Healthier You

March 6, 2024
Life can be a rollercoaster, filled with ups, downs, and unexpected turns. Amidst these intricate challenges, integrating therapy may appear as just another stressful task to add to your overwhelming to-do list that you don’t have time for. However, recognizing when to place therapy at the forefront of your life is the first empowering step toward holistic well-being.
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Nurturing Love: Exploring the Happiness in Couples Therapy

February 11, 2024

Valentine's Day is not just about roses, chocolates, and romantic dinners; it's also an opportunity to invest in the most crucial aspect of any relationship - emotional well-being. While the idea of couples therapy might initially evoke thoughts of conflict and challenges, it's important to recognize that embarking on this journey can be a profoundly positive and happy process.

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Exploring Effective Therapies for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

February 5, 2024
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition characterized by the presence of persistent, distressing thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors, mental acts (compulsions) or both. Individuals with OCD can get caught in a cycle of intrusive thoughts, images, or urges. In an attempt to neutralize or mitigate this distress, people suffering with OCD engage in rituals or compulsive behaviors.
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How to Navigate the Path to Healing: 8 Steps to Start Therapy

December 14, 2023
Embarking on the journey of therapy can be a transformative and empowering decision, signaling a commitment to prioritize mental and emotional well-being. Whether you're seeking therapy for personal growth, managing stress, or addressing specific challenges, the process of starting therapy can feel both exciting and daunting.
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Staying Connected to the Deceased in the Journey of Grief

November 27, 2023
Grief is an unavoidable human emotion we will all experience at some point in our lives. Historically, grieving individuals have been encouraged to “move on,” often feeling stigmatized if they have difficulty with this and continue talking about the deceased openly.
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Our Body in Therapy: Whole Person Mental Health Care

November 26, 2023
Our bodies are with us throughout our life. They experience, endure, and persist through the highs and lows of the embodied experience of being a human on this earth. We all have a relationship to our own bodies. Trauma, however, can complicate our experience of our own bodies and how we relate to them.
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Why Do I Feel Depressed? Seeking Help at the Minnesota Clinic for Health & Wellness

November 26, 2023
Feeling depressed is a common human experience, but when it becomes overwhelming and persistent, it can significantly impact our quality of life. If you're reading this blog, chances are you've been grappling with these feelings and are searching for answers.