BOOKCLUB: Do The Work, By Dr. Nicole LePera

BOOKCLUB: Do The Work, By Dr. Nicole LePera

New, From the Holistic Psychologist

Lepera is popularly known as the “holistic psychologist” on social media. Holistic is defined as “characterized by the treatment of the whole person, taking into account mental and social factors, rather than just the symptoms of a disease.” With all of the academic divisions busy within their silos, there is a need for a holistic discipline. It’s possible for academics to not be aware of the connectivities between and among the disciplines.

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CODEPENDENCY: I’ll work for your love…

CODEPENDENCY: I’ll work for your love…

The impact, symptoms, and what you should do about it.

Psychology Today defines codependency as “a relationship in which, by being caring, highly-functional, and helpful, one is said to support, perpetuate, or enable a loved one’s irresponsible or destructive behavior.”1This enabled behavior may also be abusive. Codependency originally was a title given to relationships involving substance abuse2. However, it is now widely applicable and widespread.

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Five Reasons Five Years Is Too Long to Wait

Five Reasons Five Years Is Too Long to Wait

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It’s Mental Health Awareness Week (Oct. 4-Oct. 10). The World Health Organization estimates between 30% and 80% of people with mental health concerns don’t seek treatment1. On Armchair Expert Podcast, it was reported that it takes five years for someone with depression to seek treatment.

The average person suffers for five years before taking steps to address it!

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Three Steps to Minimize Time Anxiety

Three Steps to Minimize Time Anxiety

Time Anxiety

Time Anxiety is the pervasive feeling of being rushed, causing feelings of overwhelmingness and panic1. It can be in relation to current time, future time or existential time – fear of time slipping away without meaning.

Though many people experience these various forms, they are all connected. While I am consistently fighting this anxiety, it is always fighting back.

In Time Anxiety, there is an overwhelming sense of time lack. There is a process of thoughts taking up a lot of mental bandwidth. This anxiety impacts functioning in other areas of life. Due to this anxiety, I haven’t engaged in relationships as well. I haven’t accomplished as much as I’d like. And finally, I haven’t done a lot of the things that I wish that I had at this point in my life.

But, I’ve made serious headway in dealing with it and I’ve almost beat it.

Here are three steps to minimize Time Anxiety.

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You’ll Never Be Happy

You’ll Never Be Happy

More than ever, the idea of happiness and the achievement of this elusive state echos in our collective consciousness. Often, our thoughts tell us that if only… then we could be happy.

If only I made a six figure salary, then I’d be happy.

If only I dated him (or her), then I’d be happy.

If only I drove this type of car, then I’d be happy.

If I was famous, then I’d be happy.

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