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Tools to Quit Smoking

By UB therapist Michael Maloney, LCPC Smoking cigarettes is something we know is unhealthy.  We know that it can put us at a higher risk of cancer, heart attacks, strokes, coronary heart diseases, COPD, and many other health risks.  We also know that it is an expensive habit and now if becoming less socially desirable
Continued from Part 1 Keep Your Work Life Separate from Your Personal Life Since your work is naturally stressful, its important to keep it separate from your personal life. Avoid checking work emails when you’re at home. You can hang out with your coworkers, but try to find friends that are not involved in your
Nursing is a fast-paced, high-stress career that often takes a toll on a nurse’s mental health. In fact, studies show that 18% of hospital-employed nurses experience depression. While this career can be rewarding, it is also mentally and physically draining. What can you do to get through the day and maintain a positive outlook? Check
Money fights are some of the most common arguments in relationships. Managing your finances is a stressful endeavor, whether you share your money or keep your funds separate. How can you resolve these money fights, or better yet, avoid them altogether? Here are some conflict resolution tips from Urban Balance. Is It the Money or

Do Something Hard, On Purpose

By UB therapist Bob Ryan, LCPC, ATR It may come as a surprise to those who know me or rely on me for their emotional stability, but from time to time I too suffer from bouts of depression and anxiety. Every therapist does, just as every healthy person experiences mood vacillations. Like waves in the

How to Get Out of a Bad Mood: 12 Tips

Check out Joyce Marter’s blog article on HuffPost!