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The Lifestyle Vision to Healthy Sleep Habits

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By Deepak Santhiraj, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

healthy sleep habitsAs day-light savings inevitably descends for the fall season, we give consideration to the necessity of understanding sleep science. According to scientific evidence, those who are sleep-deprived have poorer memory, impaired thinking skills, and react more slowly during conversations.… Read the rest →

Process Addiction: Understanding Impulsive and Addictive Behavior

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Process addictionThe concept of addiction to alcohol and other drugs is pretty well understood by most people. A chemical creates a reaction in the body that makes
us feel so good that it becomes impossible to live without it. But did you know we can react to behavioral stimuli in the exact same way?… Read the rest →

Youth and the Digital Age

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Deepak Santhiraj

By Deepak Santhiraj, MSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker

The Effect of Technology on Adolescents

In viewing the contemporary youth outlook in America, unique challenges kids face on a daily basis are apparent: conflicts with peers and parents combine with daily pressures to form a ceaseless helping of stress.Read the rest →

Learn Better Sleep Habits For An Improved Lifestyle

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By Grant Stenzel, MS Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Learn Better Sleep Habits For An Improved Lifestyle

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one third of Americans don’t get enough sleep on a regular basis. Our bodies require appropriate rest in order to function at our highest capacity.… Read the rest →

Sleep Tight: Tips for Getting the ZZZ’s You’ve Always Dreamed About (pt. 2)

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by Robert Gottlieb, MA LPC

In the first part of this article, I discussed the importance of keeping regular sleep habits.However, your sleep schedule isn’t the only factor that affects the quality of your sleep. Here are several other things to keep in mind when searching for a good night’s sleep:

Don’t do any strenuous exercise right before bed.Read the rest →

Sleep Tight: Tips for Getting The ZZZs You’ve Dreamed About (pt.1)

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by Robert Gottlieb, MA LPC

rgottleib-frameFreud once said “a prerequisite of sleep is a deliberate rejection of reality.”

In English, that basically means in order to sleep we must ignore the fact that sleep is actually a rather bizarre concept.… Read the rest →