Pros and Cons of Starting Sports Young

We have all seen and heard stories about prodigy athletes who start sports at 3 or 4 years old and now are the phenoms in their field. At age 3, Kobe Bryant told his mom he was going to grow up [...]

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Stress

About one year ago, I wrote about how stress impacts our bodies. In the short term, we may feel anxious, nauseas, even suffer from headaches and sweaty palms. In the long term, stress can be a [...]

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Fear of Flying

When you work in the field of Psychology, acquaintances tend to casually consult you about their fears, their compulsions, or other unexplained quirks in their daily lives. One of the most [...]

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Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers

Our daily lives are a constant barrage of triggers that lead to elevated stress levels. It has been scientifically proven that prolonged elevated levels of stress lead to chronic illnesses. Some [...]

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Combatting Stress Through Exercise

As you may have heard, exercise can be an excellent way to relieve stress. Working out releases natural endorphins in your brain called Dopamine. Dopamine is responsible for activating the [...]

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Finding Your Happy Place

Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Jennica Janssen and I have my Master’s of Science in Clinical Psychology and am a practicing Marriage and Family Therapist. I work with [...]

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Mental Moment-grand slam

Congrats Bartoli on winning Wimbledon. Did you see the Lisicki/Bartoli match? It was a difficult match to watch. Clearly they both played well enough to be there but as I heard Martina say [...]

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