Wednesday, October 21


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Five tips to having a deeper relationship with our kids

September is National Suicide Prevention Month and suicide in one demographic is on the rise — our youth. Children ages 10-14 have nearly tripled from 2007 to 2017. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show recently released data from 2018 show a 16% increase over the previous year from children in that age range. In hopes of raising awareness surrounding suicide, Dr. Matt Woolley, a Clinical Psychologist, spoke about ways to have a deeper relationship with our kids on the Project Recovery podcast. Listening is key Let’s face it, for many parents the serious talks with our children can be just as awkward for us. This awkwardness can lead to us explaining to our kids how they should feel about a topic or ways to approach certain ideas. But Dr. Matt explains...
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5 physical activities to help reduce anxiety and stress in Utah

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Utah outdoor activities to relieve stress and anxiety

As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues, many are feeling its effects as stress and anxiety begins to build. Social distancing, at its core, can cause people to feel isolated and disconnected from family members, coworkers, and friends. While it is necessary to practice safe public health options, doing so may negatively impact our mental health and increase stress and anxiety. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention),  during late June, 40% of U.S. adults reported struggling with mental health or substance use. Now many are turning to the outdoors to try and combat the negative effects of the pandemic. Research has even shown that spending less than an hour outdoors can positively affect your mood and decrease anxiety ...
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7 Times When Anxiety Will Completely Ruin The Moment

1. After sending a text. Sometimes I'll be in a good mood, ready to socialize, and will text a friend to check in on them. But by the time they text me back, my anxiety will overtake me. I won't want to have a conversation anymore. I'll be nervous the entire time I'm waiting for them to reply. I'll worry about what words to type once they answer. I should enjoy catching up with someone I care about, but instead, my anxiety makes me a nervous wreck the entire time. 2. Before leaving the house. It doesn't matter whether I'm attending a party or event that I've been looking forward to for weeks. Once the moment arrives, there's a chance my anxiety could convince me it's a terrible idea. Suddenly, I will have the urge to stay home. I will be tempte...