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Therapy Blog For Mental Health & Wellness

Welcome to our mental health and wellness blog. Here you will learn about different types of therapy, treatment options, and other relevant information. Diane is dedicated to bringing you the latest news in mental health and wellness. Keep checking this page for the most up to date information to help you live your most healthy and authentic life.

Anger or Happiness? It's Up To You, but You Can't Have It Both Ways

Anger or Happiness? It’s Up To You, but You Can’t Have It Both Ways Barriers to happiness include feelings of disappointment, anger, or unresolved conflict in inter-personal relationships. Sometimes friends, companies, lovers, bosses etc. can behave in ways that are harmful, selfish and draining. When we are hurt, we become angry and resentful. We may […]

Tapping Summit 2014-Energy Therapy Training

Tapping Summit 2014 – Energy Therapy Training If you are interested in learning a simple technique that has the potential to greatly improve your health please consider attending the FREE  2014 Tapping World Summit which begins February 24th and runs […]

The Energy Of Anger

The Energy of Anger is as hot as fire and as destructive as fire. The destructive energy of anger is capable of destroying your health and relationships. The High Price of Anger We all know what it feels like to be angry. We may even have a general idea of the high price we pay […]

Energy Psychology- Much Ado About Something

Energy Psychology…Much Ado About Something There is currently a great deal of buzz among counselors regarding the multi-faceted modality known as Energy Psychology. Specific techniques used in energy healing may vary, but the premise of this […]

Beauty Queen

The Beauty Queen  Maria, the beauty queen, felt lost and depressed.  “I am glad that my beauty is fading. My looks have brought me nothing but problems”. Maria has had a history of abusive relationships with men. As a young woman, Maria over identified with her beauty, now she begrudges her beauty. Her self-esteem and sense of […]

This Moment Points At Me

This Moment Points at Me This moment, the essence of now, points to the truth. The grips of grasping, attachment and delusions which control our behaviors and thinking are revealed in the now.  The essence of now points […]

Righteous Anger

Righteous Anger Is Anger ever the right response? Is it possible that the “right” expression of anger, used in the “right” circumstances serves a purpose? Is it possible for anger to be expressed consciously? Jesus was certainly enlightened and conscious, and he became angry. Flipping over tables in the temple, rebuking Peter, and calling the […]

Energy Therapy

Energy Therapy Available at Authentic-Life Counseling Authentic-Life Counseling is pleased to offer clients  energy therapy to improve and regulate mental and emotional health. Energy therapy is based on the premise that there is an energetic counterpart for every emotional reaction in the body. […]

Alternative Treatments for Mental Illness

Alternative Treatments for Mental Illness Many people have become increasingly apprehensive of traditional healing methods which often rely on prescription medicine as the “go-to” treatment plan. The side effects and risk associated with prescriptions, and the desire for more treatment options has resulted in many patients actively seeking and using a variety of “alternative” modalities. […]

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Jesus and Buddha on Awakening

Awakening Jesus and Buddha both made references to awakening according to Hyon Gak Sunim.  Born in New Jersey, educated at  Yale and raised in a devout Catholic family, Hyon Gak Sunim provides an opportunity […]

Virtue and Vice

Virtue A practice that is common to all major religions is to act with virtue. In many situations it is easy to recognize the path which develops our virtue. If you are not charged for a product or service that you have received, and do not reveal the omission you are stealing. If you lie […]

Counseling Is Hard Work

Talking Is Only Part Of The Process People are best served when they actively work with their therapist to set goals, do homework, acknowledge and dissolve defensive mechanisms, and become more conscious. The talking component of counseling is very therapeutic.  Discussing, admitting or purging your most tender, sensitive, or secret thoughts is an important part […]

The Many Faces of Ego

Struggles and Opportunities – In The Same Moment For Mattie, both struggles and opportunities have existed within the same moment many times this week. Mattie’s father recently suffered a stroke and she has assisted in his physical and emotional care while in the hospital. Father is now […]

Relief From Ego

We experience a wonderful sense of relief when we no longer feel the need to defend and protect the ever changing and illusive ego. Assistance Needed In […]

Pursuit of Happiness

Happiness In my last blog I discussed depression, and the magnitude of this modern day epidemic.  It seems only natural to follow up with thoughts on happiness. I wish the diagnosis of happiness would reach epidemic proportions. What […]

Depression - A Modern Day Epidemic

The number of people diagnosed every year with depression reveals a mental-health crisis of epidemic proportions. The subjective nature of diagnosing depression may be impacting the problem. Depression by the numbers During the 1950s if you wanted to track the number of people who were disabled from a mental health disorder  you counted the population […]

Emotional Health

Emotional health can be improved by practicing the skill of mindfulness, which includes realizing the nature of impermanence. A Mindful State of Mind Emotional health can be greatly improved when we practice mindfulness skills. Earlier I discussed the art of staying in the present moment  to sustain mindfulness. Understanding the nature of impermanence also invites […]

Emotional Health

Mental Health Wellness is a concerning issue in our communities and needs to be addressed. There are things you can do to ensure that you maintain your mental health and this article gives you some suggestions how. Mindfully in Control Emotional health can be impacted by many factors. Some of these factors may be outside of our […]

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