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Managing the Holiday Blues…

Managing the Holiday Blues…

As the holidays approach, many of us find ourselves a bit blue. Sometimes reflecting on the challenges we’ve faced throughout the year, in addition to the stressors that come with holiday demands. This may leave you feeling overwhelmed and even depressed. As stressors...

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BECOMING AN LGBTQIA+ ALLY

BECOMING AN LGBTQIA+ ALLY

Being an ally to the LGBTQIA+ requires awareness of this community, understanding how your own biases impact the LGBTQIA+ community, and creating changes that allow you to become a true ally.  Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning,...

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Pressure and Performance

Pressure and Performance

Performing Under Pressure The World Athletics Championship (in Oregon) brings together some of the best athletes in track and field the world has to offer. The expectations at this type of sport event are incomparable. Some of these athletes have waited for years,...

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Trauma Is Very Real

Trauma Is Very Real

What is Trauma? The word ‘trauma’ mainly refers to the idea of a person possessing a ‘wound’. For a long time throughout history, trauma would only be possible if you suffered a physical injury. The world of psychology began to see trauma differently recently,...

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Perfectionism – What is it?

Perfectionism – What is it?

Perfectionism is a mindset that an athlete or performer takes on when she thinks that winning a sport event is the only option when competing in sport or performance. Perfectionism sets the bar high, and an athlete has difficulty reaching this level of performance...

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EMDR explained and how it can help PTSD

EMDR explained and how it can help PTSD

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, more commonly referred to as EMDR, is a trending therapeutic modality that is known to decrease the symptoms of trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Through eye movements, rhythmic tapping, light or audio...

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