Counseling Is for Everyone!


Counseling Is for Everyone! Author:  Hannah Aslin - MAC  There are a lot of individuals out there who are wary of counseling for a variety of reasons, whether it be because they are skeptical that it will work for them, they’ve heard about others’ maybe not-so-great experiences, and steer clear of putting themselves through [...]

Counseling Is for Everyone!2021-05-25T07:16:00-06:00

The Challenge of Growing


The Challenge of Growing Author:  Hannah Aslin - MAC  One of growth’s various definitions includes “the process of developing or maturing physically, mentally, or spiritually”, and a definition of renewal is “the replacing or repair of something that is worn out, run-down, or broken”. We often hear these two words in conjunction with one [...]

The Challenge of Growing2021-04-13T12:58:02-06:00

Suicide: Fact vs Fiction


Suicide: Fact vs Fiction Author:  Hannah Aslin - MAC  When it comes to topics within mental health, conversations can seem difficult to have, whether it be because of the stigma surrounding mental health, the weight of mental health on those who face it every day or their loved ones, and/or just the fact that [...]

Suicide: Fact vs Fiction2021-03-21T10:22:02-06:00

Compassionate Communication in Relationships – Ways to put it into Practice


Compassionate Communication in Relationships – Ways to put it into Practice Author:  Hannah Aslin - MAC  Violent Communication. Sounds bad, doesn’t it? Violent Communication involves threatening, judging, dehumanizing, blaming, or coercing others in order to get our way in a situation. Within intimate relationships, violent communication can sneak in and turn into our [...]

Compassionate Communication in Relationships – Ways to put it into Practice2021-02-16T19:40:36-07:00

Stress vs Calm – The Ultimate Show-Down


Stress vs Calm Author:  Hannah Aslin - MAC  I’m going to take a wild guess and say that everyone, everywhere, at some point and time has experienced stress. Whether it be work stress, relationship stress, or everyday stress, they all have one thing in common: they are not enjoyable to experience. Calm on the [...]

Stress vs Calm – The Ultimate Show-Down2021-01-21T19:28:59-07:00

Why Counseling Is Cool!


Why Counseling is Cool! Author:  Hannah Aslin - MAC  Okay, people, it’s time we start to change the narrative around mental health and going to counseling. Why is it that everyone takes great pride in taking steps to improve their physical health, but when it comes to mental health and improving our mental and [...]

Why Counseling Is Cool!2021-01-21T19:32:04-07:00

The Power of Hope


The Power of Hope Author:  Hannah Aslin - MAC  Hope. This word holds different meanings in different spaces for different people. What is hope and what does it mean? According to Charles Snyder, hope is “a positive cognitive state based on a sense of successful goal-directed determination and planning to meet these goals”. In [...]

The Power of Hope2021-01-21T19:32:50-07:00

Passion vs. Purpose


Passion vs. Purpose Author:  Hannah Aslin - MAC  Pop quiz: what is the difference between passion and purpose? If you struggled to come up with an answer, don’t be discouraged. These two concepts are not easily differentiated and sometimes people try to create meaning by doing something they are passionate about (which isn’t at [...]

Passion vs. Purpose2021-01-21T19:40:28-07:00

Tips for Managing Challenging Relationship Dynamics


Tips for Managing Challenging Relationship Dynamics Author:  Hannah Aslin - MAC  It goes without saying, but interpersonal relationships can be difficult to maintain and keep a strong grasp on. This can be due to a multitude of reasons, but a lot of it has to do with dynamics in relationships hitting a rough spot [...]

Tips for Managing Challenging Relationship Dynamics2021-01-21T19:43:03-07:00
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