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Blog Entries - 2022

walkinthewoods

take a walk

May 12, 2022  |  mental health, nature, walking

"It's not nice to fool Mother Nature!" some of us (who are of a certain age) will remember that old TV commercial. It was for a margarine brand, but that statement held a lot of power, didn't it? We can't fool Mother

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Alcohol Awareness Month

learning about alcohol

April 13, 2022  |  Addiction, Alcohol, Treatment

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Each year, we set aside some time to consider what alcohol does and how it affects the body. First, a few facts: alcohol is a depressant. While it can produce some stimulating

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St. Patricks Day

St Patricks Day drinking

March 17, 2022

I saw the lines outside local breweries at 6 am. t's St. Patrick's Day, and lots of people are ready to drop in to their favorite watering holes to be Irish for a day! It's all in fun and friendship, right? But on a

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Super Bowl comradery

Keeping Perspective

February 10, 2022  |  Mental health, relationships, Super Bowl

The Super Bowl excitement is taking over Cincinnati. So many people are caught up in preparing for the "Big Game" on Sunday, and the energy is palpable, to say the least. I mean, when was the last time you felt this

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Bengals

Fandom and Mental Health

Cincinnati can't hide its excitement! And why would we? This weekend's AFC Championship game between the Bengals and the Kansas City Chiefs will be epic for Cincinnati fans. All kinds of predictions and parties are

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Winter Blahs

The January Blahs

January 19, 2022  |  Depression, seasonal affective disorder

I have to admit that once the holidays are done, I sort of melt into a "blah" mood for teh month of January. it's not that the new year gets off to a bad start or anything - quite the contrary. I think each year starts

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