Creating A ‘Keystone Habit’

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Quick results, that is what everyone wants. Making positive, sustainable changes takes time. There are no short cuts to good health. Some ideas on how to improve our health include creating a new ‘keystone habit’, counting, and thinking like your grandma. As described by Charles Duhigg in his book The Power of Habit, keystone habits […]

Suicide Risk Factors and Preventative Measures

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Suicide risk factors and preventative measures. Suicide has become the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the seventh leading cause of death in Idaho (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention). This is a difficult topic to talk about and is surrounded by stigma and myths. Most people do not know how to […]

Worst Year Ever?

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Worst Year Ever? As the new year rolls in, it is easy to want to look back at 2020 as a horrible year; a year that tested our beliefs and our faith in many things, made us question others‘ values, and brought unrest and division to an entire country. There is no argument against the […]

The Power of Acceptance

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The Power of Acceptance. all the things that happen in life, how much do we think we, as individuals, control? Many of us, at some point, may have held false beliefs that we get to control all that happens in our lives. If this were true, the world would be some sort of strange fantasy […]

Dealing With Depression

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Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses diagnosed in the world. Some research suggests that depression is on the rise here in the United States and even more so now with the conditions surrounding the pandemic. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. is the third highest country for depressive disorders […]