Category Archives: Self-Care

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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Goal: Start with a Week

What do you want to accomplish this week? __________ What are your obstacles to reaching your goal? __________ What are the things you will need to do to achieve your goal? __________ What can you begin doing today to work … Continue reading

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Reflections

Before we move into 2017, it is a good idea to spend a few moments reflecting on 2016 highlights. Here are some questions to consider: 1.Name Your Top 5 Achievements in 2016 Big, small, what are YOU MOST proud of? … 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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Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to pause and reflect on what we are thankful for. Jack Canfield (Chicken Soup Books) suggests that we take it a step further … Think about this… What if you continued to think thoughts and feelings … Continue reading

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Are you Disengaged, a Dreamer, Dabbler or Purposeful?

Research has shown that only 20% meet the description of being purposeful. With 25% disengaged; 25% dreamers and 31% dabblers. Disengaged: Not passionate about anything beyond themselves and their own enjoyment. Dreamers: Aspire to create a life of meaning but … Continue reading

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Your Written Manifesto

We must go further. Beyond evaluating our current life experience and becoming clear as to whether or not our days’ efforts are meaningful to us, we must set a new and more productive course for our lives. What will our … Continue reading

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Are You Drinking Enough Water Daily?

Water makes up about two-thirds of your body weight and a person cannot survive without water more than a few days. Every cell, organ and tissue in the body depends on water. It plays very important roles: It helps maintain … 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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How Far Can You Go?

The first year that I engaged in intentional personal growth, I discovered that it was going to be a lifetime process. During that year, the question in my mind changed from “how long will this take?” to “How far can … Continue reading

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