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Woman looking concerned on couch
Sunday afternoon rolls around, and you start to feel a sense of dread. There are less than 24 hours separating you and the start of the work week, and even though you can’t stop time, you probably wish you could. Many categorize those feelings as the “ Sunday scaries .”...
Man stressed at work
The average person will spend 90,000 hours at work over their lifetime. That is equivalent to 11,250 8-hour workdays. It’s safe to say that your job and workplace can have a considerable impact on your mental health and quality of life. 2020 proved to be a stressful year for employees...
Man pouring drink with family
Alcohol or drug use affects everyone around the person who is using the substance. Some research shows there are at least 12 people affected for every 1 person with a substance use disorder (SUD). Families are typically most affected, because of their day-to-day interactions with the person who has the...
Casey Leigh
Casey Leigh might never have made an appointment to see a counselor if she hadn’t heard two women talking about their mental health journeys on a true crime podcast. The 27-year-old Fargo woman had convinced herself she didn’t need therapy . That it was something other people needed more than...
Person overthinking
Have you ever replayed a train of thought in your head over and over again? No matter what you do, you can’t seem to think about anything else. Rumination is the act or habit of obsessing over negative events or interactions in the past, and it is a stress-magnifier that...