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Depression Around The Holiday Season

Posted by on Dec 4, 2018 in Alienation, Couples & Family, Depression, Emotional Abuse, Substance Abuse | 0 comments

Depression Around The Holiday Season

(As seen in Anton Media November 2018) The holidays aren’t merry and bright for all of us. Clinical data has shown this time of year to be associated with an increase in certain types of psychopathology such as dysphoric moods and alcohol-related fatalities. Depression may occur at any time of the year, but the heightened social interactions, or lack thereof, during the holiday months of November and December may cause even those who are normally content to experience loneliness and a lack of fulfillment.   Isolation Social isolation is one of the biggest predictors of depression,...

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The Role of Anger in Abusive Relationships

Posted by on Dec 4, 2018 in Couples & Family, Divorce, Emotional Abuse, Marriage, Narcissism | 0 comments

The Role of Anger in Abusive Relationships

(As seen in Anton Media November 2018) Many people think that anger management is about learning to suppress your anger. The true goal should be to understand the message behind these feelings and to express them in a healthy way without losing control. The person who can do that will feel better, be more likely to have their needs met, be better able to manage conflict in their life and will strengthen their relationships. However, in abusive relationships anger isn’t the real problem.   If you are involved with someone who has an anger problem, you likely feel like you’re constantly...

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Managing Familial Expectations

Posted by on Sep 17, 2018 in Alienation, Anxiety, Couples & Family, Motivation | 0 comments

Managing Familial Expectations

Managing Familial Expectations As Seen in Anton New Healthy Living Section September 19 – September 23rd, 2018 As much as anyone might wish they could peer into the future, no one has a crystal ball. Fear of the unknown is a significant stressor because our ability to plan for the future is limited and thus we feel less in control of our lives. Many of us cope with this unsettling fear by creating expectations. We approach every day with a huge array of them in place to help us assume what we can count on and look forward to. These predictions relieve stress because they give us...

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Why Are Some Young Adults Failing To Launch

Posted by on Sep 17, 2018 in Couples & Family, Motivation, Video Game Addiction | 0 comments

Why Are Some Young Adults Failing To Launch

Why Are Some Young Adults Failing To Launch As Seen in Anton News Health Living Section August 22nd – August 28th, 2018   Many young people today are having difficulties transitioning from adolescence to the self-sufficiency and responsibilities of adulthood. Parents of these children who have failed-to-launch (FTL) feel both emotionally and financially drained because their children seemingly have little motivation to move through life. Their kids feel ashamed and isolated while they are often criticized for being overindulgent and weak.   Young adults today have grown up in...

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Healthy Ways For Helping Children Cope With Anxiety

Posted by on Sep 17, 2018 in Anxiety, Couples & Family, Rational Emotions | 0 comments

Healthy Ways For Helping Children Cope With Anxiety

Healthy Ways For Helping Children Cope With Anxiety As Seen In Anton News Healthy Living Section August 15th – August 21st, 2018   When children are chronically anxious, parents who do not want their child to suffer often inadvertently exacerbate their child’s anxiety. As parents, we try to anticipate the danger our children can get into and divert them from it. We try to anticipate our child’s fears and protect them. However, if we continuously shelter them from anxiety how could they ever learn to cope with it? Not all triggers can be avoided.   It is important to recognize...

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