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A woman making use of Awakened Path Counseling's services around losing a pet is grappling with the social stigma that comes with pet loss grief.

Breaking the Silence: Overcoming the Social Stigma of Losing a Pet

Losing a pet is a deeply emotional experience that can leave individuals feeling vulnerable and isolated, especially in the face of societal stigma. Despite the profound bond between humans and their animal companions, pet loss is often trivialized or dismissed by those who haven’t experienced it firsthand. This social stigma can compound the grief of …

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How Dysfunctional Family Roles Can Impact Your Mental Health: Healing from the Past with Holistic Therapy

At the core of our beings lie the imprints of our upbringing, echoing through the chambers of our minds long after we’ve left the physical spaces of our childhood homes.  Family dynamics sculpt our first understanding of the world. They shape us at our very core. Our familial foundation informs the values and beliefs through …

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Navigating the Pressure of Busyness and Productivity: A Call for Balance

In the hustle and bustle of modern life, the pressure to be constantly busy and productive has become a pervasive force. As we navigate through a world that glorifies productivity, it’s crucial to reflect on the impact of this pressure on our mental and emotional well-being. This blog post delves into the perils of the …

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The Ultimate Guide to Understanding, Identifying, and Expressing Emotions

Emotions are powerful messengers that offer valuable insights into both our inner states and external circumstances. When we accurately identify and label our emotions, we can gain clarity and emotional awareness. This helps us with expressing emotions in a healthy way. Emotional awareness is a superpower, enabling us to respond to life’s challenges with wisdom …

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The Restorative Journey: The Healing Potential of Art and Creativity

Art and creativity are like colorful threads in the fabric of human existence; they contribute to helping us feel both psychologically and emotionally fulfilled. The healing potential of art is real, and well worth exploring. Beyond mere expressions of aesthetics, art has the profound ability to act as a therapeutic medium, fostering healing and personal …

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Holistic Balance: The Impact of Ultra-Processed Foods on Our Mental Health

The convenience of ultra-processed foods has become a prevalent aspect of our daily diets. While the physical health implications of these foods are well-documented, the impact on mental health is often overlooked. Today, we will dive into the relationship between ultra-processed foods and mental well being, shedding light on how the choices we make in …

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Awakened Path Counseling: Nurturing Motivation for a Fulfilling Journey

Embarking on a journey towards self-discovery and personal growth is a profound undertaking. Along this path, individuals often encounter challenges that can dampen their motivation, leaving them feeling lost and disconnected. Awakened Path Counseling stands as a guiding light in these moments, offering a unique blend of therapeutic approaches to reignite the flame of motivation …

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Warm Tea, Vitamin D, & Eating Seasonally: Holistic Wellness Ideas to Get You Through Winter

As the frigid, dark days of winter linger on, the need for comprehensive self-care becomes even more crucial. Awakened Path Counseling advocates for a holistic approach to well-being, acknowledging the intricate connection between the mind, body, and spirit. Today, we will delve into the intricacies of winter self-care, exploring activities, snacks, and foods, while shining …

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The Invisible Thread: Attachment Styles and the Therapeutic Journey in Daily Life

In the intricate web of human experience, our attachment style acts as a quiet orchestrator, shaping the way we engage with others and navigate the challenges of everyday life. Stemming from our earliest relationships, these attachment styles become the lenses through which we interpret the world. This inquiry will examine the significant influence of attachment …

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Thinking Beyond New Year’s Resolutions and Tapping into the Mind-body Connection to Create Lasting Change

Having a clean slate in the new year feels like the second chance we have been waiting for. But do we need a calendar day to grant permission to create healthier habits and lifestyle choices? Social norms have conditioned us to think we do. If you already feel like you’re not succeeding in your goals …

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