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Addressing Perfectionism

Wanting to do your best isn’t a fault, but the way that you respond to coming up short can be problematic. Perfectionism is becoming more rampant in individuals of all ages, sometimes leading to serious mental health issues. This Vox article provides an excellent overview of the issue with links to further information and studies….

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Norway’s Secret: Enjoying a Long Winter

How do Norwegians endure their long winter? In many cases, they simply “refuse to participate in the Misery Olympics.” This article from Fast Company discusses how focusing on the positive aspects of chilly weather promotes a mindset shift that allows residents to celebrate winter.

Therapy and Your Insurance Benefits

Health consumers are rarely informed by insurance companies about this very important point. A frank and honest discussion from a mental healthcare professional about your insurance benefits and why many choose not to accept insurance.  Read the article here. ACCA counselors believe that you have a right to options regarding your mental healthcare and provide…

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Idea: Talking to Strangers Might Boost Your Happiness

Thoughtfully teaching young children about “stranger danger” is a necessity for safety. But do we take the idea too far? I think so, and so do these researchers who are looking at how, actually, talking to strangers is good for us. There’s another link on that webpage that will play an interview with the researcher, Nicholas…

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