Entries by Duane Osterlind

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Life Transitions

A life fully lived forces us to constantly adapt to change:  a new baby, a new relationship, marriage, divorce, illness, a new career, to name a few.  Each of these events causes stress to various degrees depending on how well we were biologically and physically and emotionally prepared we were to deal with them. Sometimes […]

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Anxiety Therapy

Anxiety is an emotion that lets us know something has happened to frighten us.  If you experience anxiety often or intensely, you are likely looking for relief.  You may know that there are both healthy and unhealthy coping strategies and some that only help in the short run, and others that are long term solutions. […]

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Therapy For Loneliness

We all feel alone or lonely at times … sometimes we are too isolated or have been rejected and temporarily lose our bearings. But loneliness that is persistent and making us feel poorly tells us something is not working in our lives… maybe we can’t seem to make good friends or find a fulfilling and […]

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Therapy for Problem with Relationships

Healthy relationships are probably the most important factor that leads to a fulfilling life.  When we can feel loved and lovable and care deeply for others, our lives have more depth and meaning. Many people suffer greatly by maintaining unhealthy connections that only bring distress and keep them from their best selves, or by avoiding […]