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The Benefits of Getting Outside

The Benefits of Getting Outside

Because we’re lucky enough to live in Cheyenne, Wyoming, we have access to all sorts of outdoor adventures. From hiking at Blair Wallis to rock climbing at Vedauwoo to fishing at Curt Gowdy, there’s no shortage of opportunities to get outside and enjoy the fresh air....

Bored? Here’s How To Combat It

Bored? Here’s How To Combat It

Right now, it can sometimes seem like the options are to either be more busy (and in more unexpected ways) than we’ve ever been, or to be almost unbearably bored. Some of us may experience both extremes in the same day. And to top it all off, lots of us are...

How To Keep A Positive Attitude During A Crisis

How To Keep A Positive Attitude During A Crisis

Tips On Keeping Your Chin Up During The Current COVID-19 Pandemic It was December when we first started hearing reports that Wuhan, China had come down with a nasty cold. For a while that’s all we knew about this new illness that was soon to be dubbed ‘COVID-19,’ and...

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: What Is It?

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: What Is It?

What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, And How Can It Help Me In My Life? When you hear the word “therapy,” what first comes to mind? Is it an image of someone lying on a couch, telling their woes to a bespectacled psychologist? Is it questions like “how does that make...

Strengthening Relationships Of All Types

Strengthening Relationships Of All Types

Valentine's Season Can Be A Great Time To Reflect On ALL Your Relationships - Not Just Romantic Ones Relationships - family, romantic, and platonic - are one of the things that define our lives and make them worth living. Humans are social creatures, and we need...

How To Get Good Sleep

How To Get Good Sleep

Get Some Good Rest Tips From The Experts On How To Fall Asleep - And Stay Asleep With how busy people generally are in our society today, the days can get to feeling quite long. As just about everyone knows, they become even longer when you’re exhausted from a lack of...

Family Therapy

Family Therapy

What is Family Therapy, and How Can it Help My Loved Ones and I? It’s common for families to have trouble sometimes. Whether you’re related by blood, marriage, or adoption, every person within the family is different. This can lead to great conversations, learning...

The Benefits Of Good Sleep

The Benefits Of Good Sleep

Why Getting 7-9 Hours A Night Is Vital To Your Physical And Mental Health Psychologists and health professionals all over the world recognize how important it is to get a good night’s sleep. In fact, it’s pretty much universally agreed that sleep is one of the pillars...

Developing Self-Control

Developing Self-Control

Maybe it's all those Christmas and New Year's parties, or the fact that you've had to loosen your belt a notch (or several). Maybe it's the wallet that's still smoking a little from those holiday gift purchases. Or, maybe it's because of those New Year's Resolutions...

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