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Welcome to the Next Breath Psychology Blog, a space where our certified therapists share valuable insights and support for your mental health and well-being. Here, we explore topics that matter to you – from self-care and relationships to personal growth and resilience.

Our blog is designed to offer guidance, inspiration, and practical tips to help you navigate life’s challenges with grace and strength. Whether you’re seeking peace, knowledge, or a fresh perspective, our certified therapists are here to accompany you on your journey towards a happier, healthier, and more fulfilling life. Take a deep breath, settle in, and let the words from a certified therapist uplift and empower you.

The Art Of Making Decisions

The Art Of Making Decisions

Our defaults are everywhere. From watching our favorite TV show to choosing the same item on a menu, we fall into default habits that end up making our choices for us. We become robotic automatons relying on what we know to guide the trajectory of our daily decisions....

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Eating Disorders During Coronavirus

Eating Disorders During Coronavirus

Eating disorders have been on the rise since the emergence of the Coronavirus. One of the easiest ways that people tend to comfort themselves through times of uncertainty is through their caloric intake. The ability to choose what we eat or do not eat has a...

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Depression on Quarantine

Depression on Quarantine

Quarantine has exposed many elements of the human experience. Introverts seem to bounce back quicker than extroverts. Anxiety, loneliness, and learned helplessness seemed to be common responses to the current social landscape. However, one mental health experience...

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Why Do We Fear Uncertainty?

Why Do We Fear Uncertainty?

Uncertainty avoidance is something that we seem to do naturally. The fear of uncertainty has been embedded in the way we interact with our environments. We see this in our myths. The story of two children abandoned in a forest by their parents where they meet a...

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On Self-Esteem in Teenagers

On Self-Esteem in Teenagers

Low self-esteem is an issue that most of us experience at certain times in our life. However, teenagers seemingly experience the ebbs and flow of self-confidence even more so during the developmental stages. Among high school students, 44% of girls and 15% of guys are...

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We Are Mere Reflections of Our Beliefs

We Are Mere Reflections of Our Beliefs

NOTE: This article is part 1 of a 2-part article exploring our relationship to the world around us and Melanie Klein's object-relations theory. As humans, we all tend to relate to one another differently. The way a mother relates to her child is very different to how...

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Our Anger is Not About Us, It’s About Empathy

Our Anger is Not About Us, It’s About Empathy

We all fail at anger. In the recalibration theory of anger, anger does not only exist as an emotional response to our needs to be met by others, but it also exists as a way to build community. Because in the field of evolutionary psychology, the argument is that anger...

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When Life Is Uncertain, Help Others.

When Life Is Uncertain, Help Others.

In moments of uncertainty, there might be a tendency to want to stay at home, avoid risk, and begin questioning our ability to make it through whatever we are experiencing. However, scientific research has shown that prosocial behavior as a life strategy is one sure...

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Although Race is not Real, Racism is.

Although Race is not Real, Racism is.

When we speak of racism we invoke a host of other components that make up the concept that we define as racism. There is a constructed element to race that must be understood if we are to understand what racism is and how we might come to deal with it. For instance,...

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We Are Social Beings.

We Are Social Beings.

Being a kid on the first day of school, losing a loved one, or even outliving your friends are things we can all relate to. These experiences can take the opportunity to create new social connections uncomfortable and anxiety-ridden. Being lonely is something we all...

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How Do You Parent?

How Do You Parent?

Parenting books abound. You might visit your local bookstore and find a whole area dedicated to teaching you how to become a better parent. You could visit the library to find a handful of aged books on how to be a more-action oriented parent, rather than an...

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The Difference Between Confidence & Fear

The Difference Between Confidence & Fear

We all talk about confidence. We speak of it in terms of having it, or not having it. We go to conferences to find out how to get more of it. But, what is it really?  Let investigate what confidence is, by discovering what it is not. According to Google Scholar,...

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