Pauliann Long, LCSW-C

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Depression

Keeping Life in Perspective

Today we are sharing an article from psychologytoday.com entitled 'Keeping Life in Perspective.' Life isn't easy and sometimes being able to take steps in the right direction is a matter of putting things back into perspective. "The one thing that can’t ever break is you. Unfortunately, it’s all too easy to get caught up in worrying about what you’ve taken...

Mindfulness Therapy May Prevent Depression Relapse

Good morning, Today we are sharing an article from http://www.medscape.com/ entitled 'Mindfulness Therapy May Prevent Depression Relapse.' "Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) reduces the risk for depression relapse in patients with recurrent depression, with the greatest effect seen in those with the worst baseline symptoms, the results of an individual patient data meta-analysis indicate. Synthesizing data from more than 1200 patients in nine studies, European...

Positive Psychology: What does “Positive” really mean?

Good afternoon! Today we are sharing a quick article from psychologytoday.com about rethinking the role of positive psychology. There are many misconceptions out there about what exactly positive psychology is and what it isn't. "We all know that in reality, positive psychology is dealing with all of life’s experiences – the difficult and joyful, challenging and easy, painful and hopeful. Our existence...

How Meditation Changes the Brain and Body, an article from the New York Times

Good morning, This week we are continuing our "meditation-theme" for our post because we feel that it is so important for overall health and wellness! In a recent article from the New York Times some of the many benefits of meditation are mentioned and how in recent years there hasn't been many scientific studies which can prove those benefits. "This month,...

How Yoga Might Save the U.S. Trillions of Dollars, And A Lot of Lives

This is a great article we are sharing today! Enjoy it! Find a comfortable nook to settle in to folks, because this article via Forbes.com is a big one. How Yoga Might Save the U.S. Trillions of Dollars, And A Lot of Lives  Scientific evidence is mounting daily for what many have long sensed: that practices like mindfulness, meditation, and yoga can help...