Happy Brain Counseling Blog

Refresh in the New Year!

Refresh in the New Year!

It’s the New Year and a great way to start off the year is by finding things that will help you take better care for yourself. By caring for yourself, you are telling yourself that you are worth making time for. I challenge you to find healthy things that you enjoy...

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Shed the Toxic!

Shed the Toxic!

Most people I meet are looking to be a “good person.” In fact, this seems to be a core concept of childhood; being good or bad. As an adult, this notion of being “good” makes us susceptible to toxic people. I am not sure what is multiplying toxic people in our lovely...

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New Years Goals – 2019

New Years Goals – 2019

Happy New Year! Coming up with resolutions for the new year has become sort of a tradition, but are you creating good resolutions that will benefit your mind, body, and spirit? Negative resolutions such as “I want to lose 20 pounds,” “I want to be in a relationship,”...

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Using Our Senses in 2019

Using Our Senses in 2019

The Book of Self-Care by Mary Beth Jansen bills itself as a compendium of “remedies for healing mind, body and soul.” In her last chapter, “come back to your senses,” she discusses how you can utilize your five senses in your daily life to improve your overall...

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Let there be joy!

Let there be joy!

Think about your holiday experience, if you will. Do you notice the bright colors, ringing bells, cheerful chatter and uplifting music? OR do you feel harried from place to place, unable to keep up with too much work and holiday preparations, that you are spending...

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