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by Health for Life Counseling Grand Rapids

Can Counseling Help Deal with Stress?

Aug 09, 2022
It’s hard to find a person these days who doesn’t experience stress on a daily basis. While adaptive coping mechanisms are available for daily stressors,…

Things To Do In West Michigan To Relieve Stress and Improve Mental Health

Jul 27, 2022
Stress is something everyone has experienced on some level. Unfortunately, these days stress has become a “normal” part of life for many of us, be…

4 Intentional Habits for Increased Personal Growth

Feb 03, 2022
Due to work, social media, bills, and unexpected crises, living intentionally can sometimes feel impossible. However, actioning certain habits can help to calm the storm,…

Learning about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Nov 23, 2021
Since the 1980s, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy has been successfully helping clients deal with various mental health conditions. It’s a relatively new type of psychotherapy…

Religious Trauma and Leaving the Church

Dec 11, 2020
Let me know if this fits. You spent your entire life going to church for a variety of reasons: maybe parents made you and you…

How to be an Effective Ally

Jun 23, 2020
Regardless of your individual perspective, background, or politics  -  the current conversation and world events surrounding unarmed black individuals being killed by the police is…

How to Cope with the Anxiety, Fear, Panic, Frustration, Disruption, and Stress from the Coronavirus

Mar 19, 2020
How to Cope with the Anxiety, Fear, Panic, Frustration, Disruption, and Stress from the Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Grand Rapids, Michigan. (And a Meditation Exercise) [Episode…

Coronavirus: How To Combat Negative Effects Of Stress

Mar 16, 2020
Coronavirus, specifically COVID-19, is a novel type of coronavirus that has taken the globe by surprise. Listed as a “pandemic,” this virus can be easily…

Recovery from Narcissistic Abuse

Mar 06, 2020
Narcissistic personality disorder has gained popular recognition in recent years. As more people are becoming aware of this disorder, they can pinpoint narcissistic abuse that…

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