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Breaking the Chains: Bad Habits That Affect Your Mental Health

In our fast-paced, modern world, it is easy to fall into habits that can affect our mental health. From the constant demands of work to the pressure of social media, numerous factors can contribute to stress, anxiety, and overall mental well-being.
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Nurturing Connections: The Art of Setting Healthy Boundaries in Relationships

In the intricate dance that is human connections, setting healthy boundaries is akin to crafting a delicate masterpiece. Just as a skilled artist selects the right brush strokes to create a balanced painting, we must carefully define the parameters of our relationships to foster genuine, lasting, and meaningful connections.
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Exploring the Role of Medication in Mental Health: Considerations and Guidance

Taking charge of one’s mental health is vital for overall well-being. In recent times, discussions about mental health have become more open and destigmatized. Numerous individuals rely on medication to manage mental health concerns like depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 16 percent of American adults incorporate medication into their mental health treatment plans.
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Navigating the Digital Landscape: Social Media’s Influence on Youth Mental Health

In today’s era of smartphones and constant connectivity, social media has seamlessly integrated into our daily lives. While it provides various advantages, it is imperative to acknowledge its impact on mental health, particularly among young individuals. This blog post will delve into how social media shapes the mental well-being of youth and provide insights into cultivating a more positive digital environment.
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Emotional Regulation Steps

Help children recognize, identify, express, and talk about emotions.

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Breaking Out of Depression and Anxiety

Finding Your Power: Breaking Out of Depression and Anxiety

Let’s imagine a bird in a cage. It’s the most glorious-looking bird you’ve ever seen. Such well-defined colors and you could stare at it all day. It’s a lovely bird that brings joy to those who see it. However, this bird has never been out of the cage.

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How Exercise Can Improve Your Mental Health

Therapists at Meridian Idaho Counseling understand that mental health is a crucial part of everyday life and can have vast consequences when ignored or neglected. Exercise has been consistently proven to be one of the most effective ways to improve your mental well-being, but many underestimate its potential.

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Let Us Help: Figuring Out Your Counseling Goals

At NEW Meridian Counseling, we are committed to providing Meridian with the best counseling services. Our well-trained therapists actively enjoy helping our clients achieve their goals and, consequently, progress towards a more healthy and joyful life.

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Tips for Eliminating Transition Challenges

Does your child dawdle or go into full-blown meltdown mode when you transition from one thing to another? Common struggle areas include getting into the car, ending video games, or getting ready for bed.
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Emotional Regulation
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Need help managing tantrums? Here are a few tips and ideas for regulation.
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Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Causes, Symptoms, and Management.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the many mental health disorders we treat at NEW Meridian counseling and wellness. ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) and ADHD are common neurodevelopmental disorders that affect both children and adults.
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Your Childs Bedtime Struggles Series

How can we help preschoolers and elementary aged children feel safe and secure at night? Sleep is vital and it is common for parents to feel anxious about their child getting enough sleep. My first note is to trust your children. Their bodies are wired for healing and will get the sleep they need.
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