Category Archives: Mental Health

Ten Commandments of Mental Health

Think positively; it’s easier Cherish the ones you love Continue learning as long as you live Learn from your mistakes Exercise daily; it enhances your well-being Do not complicate your life unnecessarily Try to understand and encourage those around you … Continue reading

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DBT Workshops for 2017

For a review of DBT Workshops for 2017 click below. This is a general overview and subject to change. DBT currently meets once a week on Thursday, from 10 am to 11:30 am. Please call 763 546 6624 to reserve … Continue reading

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Fall and Winter SAD

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that is related to changes in seasons – Fall and Winter SAD symptoms usually start in the fall and continue into the spring, with January and February the most difficult months. … Continue reading

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Life Is So Good

“Ever since I turned a hundred, life has been busy. I tell people not to worry about things, not to worry about their lives. Thing will be all right. People need to hear that. Life is good, just as it … Continue reading

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Benefits of Walking

What’s not to like about walking? It’s free. It’s easy to do, and it’s easy on the joints. And there’s no question that walking is good for you. Walking is a low-impact, aerobic exercise. Walking is easy to do and … Continue reading

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Gift of Dawn

I have risen early today, far in the distance, a faint glow paints the horizon. Dawn is coming, gently and full of prayer. I step quietly from my bed, alive to the silence around me. This is the quiet time, … Continue reading

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Morning Ritual Suggestions

 Wake up early – research has shown that going to sleep wary and waking up early help you to attune with the earth’s circadian rhythms thus promoting more restorative sleep, more optimism and you may be able to anticipate and … Continue reading

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Do I Need A Morning Ritual?

Take a close look at how you start your day and figure out how to get more from it. A morning ritual is entirely about you – an opportunity to center and ground yourself. Rituals are one of the most … Continue reading

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Welcome to HopeAllianz

I believe that we are each on a personal journey, which is filled with challenges and opportunities … seeking balance and harmony with our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual realms of life. We often look for answers, but they do … Continue reading

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