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The Relationship Between OCD and Addiction

Everyone experiences the occasional intrusive worry, but for someone with obsessive-compulsive disorder, these thoughts can take over their daily routines and responsibilities. For example, if you have OCD, you may feel compelled to turn around several times on the way to work to check that you remembered to turn...

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What Successful People Learn From Failure

While overnight fame and fortune is an ideal, it’s vanishingly rare for anyone to achieve this feat in reality. Thousands of people throughout history could attest to the fact that the path to success isn’t always linear. For example, while we now celebrate Thomas Edison’s many brilliant innovations, we...

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6 Signs of a Great Therapist

Choosing to pursue therapy is a significant decision that could help you resolve challenges, answer tough questions and improve your life in various ways. However, not every therapist is the right fit for your needs. With so many choices available, how do you find a counselor who meets you...

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Pandemic Drives an Increase in Opioid Deaths

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a cascade of changes in our daily lives, affecting everything from how and where we work to what we can safely do. Escalating rates of unemployment, homelessness, illness and death – coupled with fraying social norms and ongoing uncertainty – have created continually elevated...

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