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Tennis star Naomi Osaka sparks an important conversation about Mental Health

Naomi Osaka is number two in the world of women’s tennis. This past week she became famous for something else though, being vulnerable. She announced she would not participate in

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Emotional Fitness and Money Mindset

Building wealth requires more than money— It’s also about psychology and mindset shifts. In this episode of The Business Society Podcast, hosted by Melissa Houston CPA, you’ll learn more about

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High-Functioning Depression Isn’t Always Easy to Identify, So Here Are the Top Signs to Watch Out For (and What to Do)

Depression looks and feels different to everyone. Knowing how to identify common signs and symptoms of high-functioning depression can help you navigate relationships with loved ones— and take better care

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You Don’t Need a “Big” Reason to Start Therapy — Here’s Why

It doesn’t always take a major life event to find that you’re needing to start therapy. Sometimes we just don’t feel right, even if we’re fulfilled and things are generally

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If Your Friendships Suffered During the Pandemic, Here’s Your Action Plan

Not seeing friends and loved ones during the course of the pandemic has certainly taken its toll on many of us. Now, as we continue to slowly reemerge from quarantine,

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Experts praise New York City for making free mental health counseling available at vaccine sites

Having mental health counselors at vaccination sites is a good reminder that mental health is an important aspect of overall health and wellness. It is just as important as physical

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How Debt and Financial Stress Affects Your Mental Health and Ways to Cope

What is the most dangerous mental health side effect of debt? Accruing debt can decrease self-esteem and increase stress, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, relationship conflict and even lead to suicidal thoughts and feelings. Many

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Healthy Boundaries and How to Define Them

The pandemic world in which we’re living can certainly take its toll on our mental health. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the loss and grief that we’ve been enduring

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How We Can Leverage The Power Of Gratitude To Improve Our Overall Mental Wellness

Gratitude can ripple throughout your life if you make it a daily practice. Start with a daily intention and build gradually from there. It was a pleasure to do this

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Helping Children Cope in a COVID-19 World

This is a scary time for all of us — a global pandemic is uncharted territory. Yes, the COVID-19 virus has taken an emotional toll on everyone, but it weighs

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Mental Health Resources During Coronavirus Pandemic

Comprehensive Mental Health Resources & Information:   Care for Your Coronavirus Anxiety Toolkit   National Alliance on Mental Illness Information & Resource Guide with FAQ’s Ten Percent Happier Coronavirus Sanity Guide

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How to Practice Self-Care During a Season of Uncertainty

Take a deep breath. Give yourself a moment to reset. Now is the time for all of us to support each other and try to make the best of an

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Mental Wealth: Harnessing the Psychology of Success

As an expert in motivational speaking, mental health speaking, corporate training and life coaching, Joyce Marter recently spoke around the country on the topic of mental wealth to both corporate

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Meditation & Yoga for Mental Health & Conscious Leadership

Meditation allows us to connect with the here-and-now and become rooted in the present moment, where peace resides. As the breath deepens and slows and we sit in stillness, we

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Dual Diagnosis: The Chicken & Egg Relationship Between Mental Illness and Addiction

Written by Joyce Marter, LCPC If you take a minute to reflect on your friends, family, coworkers and yourself, it’s very likely that you know someone who has experienced substance

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How to Prevent Burnout And Reignite Your Fire, by Snowden McFall, M.A.T

This is a guest blog by writer Snowden McFall, who is a stress expert as well as Joyce Marter’s friend and colleague from the National Speakers Association. How to Prevent

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Refresh Mental Health Blog: How To Promote Gratitude In Children During The Holidays

Joyce Marter recently wrote a blog on how to promote gratitude in children during the holiday season. Below is an excerpt from the blog: “In this age of materialism and

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LinkedIn Article: How To Exit A Group Counseling Practice With Ethics & Integrity

Joyce Marter recently wrote a LinkedIn article on how to exit a group counseling practice with ethics and integrity. Below is an excerpt from the article: “It’s natural that psychotherapists

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Refresh Mental Health Blog: Refresh Mental Health Provides Legislative Advocacy for the Counseling Profession

Joyce Marter wrote a blog for the company Refresh Mental Health, of which she is the vice president of marketing & PR, about Refresh Mental Health’s legislative advocacy for the counseling

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The Body Image Therapy Center Blog: Self-Care Assessment for Mind, Body, Spirit & Balance

Joyce Marter wrote a blog for The Body Image Therapy Center on the components of comprehensive self-care and how to evaluate one’s own self-care. Below is an excerpt from the

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The Body Image Therapy Center Blog: Silence Your Inner Critic & Become Your Most Compassionate Advocate: 4 Tips

Joyce Marter wrote a blog for The Body Image Therapy Center on how to silence your inner critic and become your most compassionate advocate. Below is an excerpt from the

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Psych Central Blog: 5 Tips For Dealing With Grief

This article was published on Joyce’s PsychCentral blog, The Psychology of Success. Whether you lost a loved one to sickness, tragedy , divorce or even a significant break-up, loss is a trauma.

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Huffington Post Blog: How To Get Out Of A Bad Mood: 12 Tips

“Large and rapidly moving, ominous clouds of negativity roll into my mind, infuse my thoughts and deeply darken my mood. As I exhale, I feel the irritability fume from my

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