August 21, 2014

People Living With ADHD Can Focus

A common misconception about ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is that those with the diagnosis are unable to pay attention […]
July 15, 2014

Experiencing Social Anxiety

Casey wanted to go back to college but she was afraid to call the college and speak with someone. What […]
April 25, 2014

Book Recommendations for Couples

From time to time we are contacted by couples for resources. These are some of the books we recommend adding […]
March 28, 2014

Are you easily distracted?

We want to thank Leo Babauta over at Thank you for your copyright policy where you’ll allow others to […]
February 28, 2014

Depression & Physical Activity

Physical activity has been used as a treatment for depression, but could it be used to prevent depression’s onset? Twenty-five […]
January 6, 2014

Couples and Conflict

Around the holidays, decisions have to be made. Couples make decisions about where to spend the holidays, what traditions or […]
November 27, 2013


At your request, we often repost recommendations for seasonal depression and light therapy. There are many lightboxes on the market […]
October 24, 2013

The Sunshine Vitamin and Depression

In our last post, we focused on light box therapy as an alternative treatment for seasonal depression. Another sunlight-related factor […]
October 18, 2013

Treating the Winter Blues

It’s fall in North Dakota, which means the weather is beginning to cool, and we can sense the impending snowy […]
September 30, 2013

ADHD: Should I ask for workplace accommodations?

The phone rings, your email pings, your co-worker walks by and wants to chat. The workplace is filled with distractions, and […]
September 20, 2013

Depression: paying attention to your symptoms

Is your mood trying to tell you something? Situational depression and medical depression can be difficult to sort out. For […]
August 30, 2013

Does Facebook Cause Depression?

How many hours do you spend on Facebook per day? Facebook has become an integral part of many people’s social […]
July 23, 2013

Impacts of Mild Dehydration

By the time you notice you’re dehydrated, you’ve most likely already been affected. Mild dehydration is losing about 1.5 percent […]
July 16, 2013

Anxiety & Sleeplessness: What’s the Connection?

If you have an anxiety disorder or a tendency to worry, nights can be tough. People with anxiety have trouble […]
June 25, 2013

Thought Distortions: Emotional Reasoning

Emotional reasoning is assuming that because we feel a certain way, it must be true. You might think things like: “I […]
May 15, 2013

Thought Distortions: Jumping to Conclusions

The next in our series on Thought Distortions is Jumping to Conclusions. The first part of Jumping to Conclusions is […]
April 15, 2013

Anxiety: What are your worry control strategies?

Those living with anxiety have considerable problems limiting their worry, and after establishing a pattern of worry, it can be […]
April 12, 2013

Medications Most Toxic to Pets

Pets are usually a wonderful addition to any family. To keep your pet safe, keep your medications out of reach. […]
March 29, 2013

Tips to Becoming a Better Communicator

How you communicate can build up or break down a relationship. In a relationship with a significant other, communication is […]
March 22, 2013

Thought Distortions: Mental Filter

Mental Filter will be our focus for the second in our series on thought distortions. This filter, and any other […]
March 20, 2013

Generalized Anxiety Disorders: What Are the Traits?

We all feel anxious from time to time, especially in reaction to stressful events, but when anxiety continues and interferes […]
March 15, 2013

Adult ADHD: Getting the Most out of Therapy

Getting treatment for adult ADHD can be effective in helping you understand how ADHD symptoms are affecting your life and […]
March 4, 2013

Thought Distortions: All or Nothing Thinking

When a traumatic event happens people tend to think in extremes, but others think in these extremes daily without any […]
March 1, 2013

ADHD and Struggling with Emotional Self-control?

Have you ever felt like your emotional reaction is stronger than others? Have difficulty inhibiting responses? Those living with ADHD […]
February 25, 2013
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Poor Interoception Can Affect Body Image

In a study by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, one out of 10 obese adults thought they were […]