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Nurturing Your Marriage When Your Spouse Won’t Seek Therapy

Guest Post By: Ingrid Herrera-Yee, PhD Married life isn’t easy. It takes work. Every. Single. Day. The outside world, responsibilities and stressors all have an impact on your life as a couple. This holds true whether you’re in a civilian or a military marriage. But, add to it the stress and strain of moves, deployments, TDY’sContinue Reading “Nurturing Your Marriage When Your Spouse Won’t Seek Therapy”

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Puzzles and Games for Mental Health

Taking care of a family is rewarding, but it’s also a huge source of stress. Often underappreciated, typically taken for granted, spouses who choose to stay at home and take care of their family often feel burnt out, and mentally drained. Self-care is the key to counteracting feelings of exhaustion and fatigue, and one ofContinue Reading “Puzzles and Games for Mental Health”

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Here’s What Happens When You Spend Time Alone

Being alone. What does that even mean today in age? Are we ever really alone? In case you haven’t noticed, we live in a time where the need of being “connected” is worth more than the time spent alone. It’s a world of constant contact, never-ending noises of notifications, texts, tweets, and emails. The resultContinue Reading “Here’s What Happens When You Spend Time Alone”

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MilSpouse Burnout: When Life Leaves You Weary

Burnout is defined as emotional exhaustion from long-term mental stress. Some definitions relate it specifically to occupational stress and diminished interest in work, but “work” in reality can be anything that is continuously expected to be done on a daily basis. I remember feeling burned out towards the end of my semester in college, butContinue Reading “MilSpouse Burnout: When Life Leaves You Weary”