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Dr. Samantha Morel November 21st, 2022

Time Change Got Ya Down?

Daylight savings time can be a mood killer. Just the thought of losing an hour of sleep is enough to make some people grumpy. Think for a moment, did you notice a negative effect on your mood when the sun...


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Dr. Samantha Morel November 8th, 2022

Voting is Good for Your Mental Health: Here’s Why

Political stress is real, and it can take a toll on our mental health. According to a study published in the journal Health Affairs, the 2016 presidential election was the most stressful event of the year for many Americans. In...


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Dr. Samantha Morel August 17th, 2022

Buy the Flowers

Fresh flowers have been adorning our therapy room this summer.  It's actually funny- I used to dread changing the centerpiece on the coffee table in my therapy room because inevitably I would have six or seven conversations about it that...


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Dr. Samantha Morel July 15th, 2022

dial 988

Beginning this Saturday, July 16, 2022, there will be a new nationwide dialing code that routes directly to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL). 911 = medical, fire, police  emergencies and support 988 = mental health emergencies and support pretty...


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Dr. Samantha Morel June 1st, 2022

The Life Changing Magic of Self-Compassion

  I see it so often on my couch. You folks are TOUGH on yourselves. Sure, sometimes we are disappointed in the world and wish things looked different. But more often than not, the things I see people get stuck...


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Dr. Samantha Morel April 26th, 2022

End of Semester Self-Care

If you’re a college student, high school student, graduate student, teacher, parent of a student…. the end of the year is always a push. We’ve had spring break, there are no more breaks in sight until summer. We are tired,...


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