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Seven Reasons Why We Fail to Achieve Our Life Goals by Dr. Larry F. Waldman

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Career Issues, The Wire | 0 comments

Despite our dreams many of us fail to achieve our life ambitions. Many of my clients talk about starting a business, becoming financially independent, writing a novel, traveling, furthering their education, getting physically fit, or becoming a nurse, teacher, or lawyer. Most of the time their objectives go unfulfilled.

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Anxiety: One of the Miseries of Existence by Dr. Rudy Nydegger

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015 in Anxiety, The Wire | 0 comments

Everyone has felt nervous, anxious, on edge, frightened, or worried at some point in time, and none of us enjoy feeling like this. As unpleasant as these feelings might be, most of us can cope effectively with the feelings and the situations that evoke them—at least most of the time. However, for some people these feelings can be so intense and intrusive that they interfere with their life and happiness.

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Understanding Combat PTSD as a Learned Response by Dr. Dena Calabrese

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, The Wire | 0 comments

For returning OEF/OIF combat veterans, a diagnosis of PTSD can contribute to a wide range of emotional reactions, ranging from relief to shame. Educating the individual on their PTSD diagnosis is the beginning of an often long journey to recovery. However, it may also be the most essential.

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Must You Feel Like It to Do It? by Dr. Larry F. Waldman

Posted by on Jun 9, 2015 in Anxiety, Depression, Stress, The Wire | 0 comments

I recommend exercise as a great natural way to combat depression and/or anxiety. Numerous clinical studies have demonstrated the mental (as well as the physical) value of exercise. When I ask my patients how their exercise programs are going, all too often they tell me they have not gone to the gym at all or not as often as recommended. When I question why that is, I almost always hear, “Because I didn’t feel like it.”

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