Month: June 2017

Should A Nurse Look Into Therapy Treatment?

Depression Epidemic in the Nursing Profession

Should A Nurse Look Into Therapy Treatment?

 

I recently read an article on minoritynurse.com about a depression epidemic in the nursing profession. It’s no secret that the medical field could be a mentally draining profession with all that is experience during one working shift, not to mention the 12 hour shifts days.

“Depression is like a cardiac disease, you don’t know you have it. You don’t realize the subtleties, says Louise Weadlock RN, the founder and president of Access Healthcare Services. “Leaders need to create a culture that lifts nurses up. It’ Shouldn’t be a culture in which only the strong survive.”

After reading such interesting article I did my own research. Nurses working in hospital setting and nursing homes identified about 4  out of 10 people with depression and practice nurses working in primary care correctly identified only 1 in 4 four people with depression.

Nurses are selfless healer that ultimately save lives for a living. How can we heal the healer? As the minioritynurse.com mentions it starts with the managers, uplifting  RN up by promoting them to other suitable, supportive work environments, and to make reasonable accommodations for nurses whose cyclic phase of depression is negatively affecting their performance. Joining nurse groups or social media following inspiring nurses that can relate to you.

How can we help?

Montville Counseling Center offers therapy sessions for professional nurses, and provide guidance from one medical professional to another. We offer a FREE 30 min look me over session to start! Call us now (973) 331-0043

7 Self Help Books To Keep You Balanced in Life – 7 Must Read Self Help Books

7 Must Read Self Help Books

It’s so easy to lose balance in life, but there’s so many things we can do for ourselves to help live a balanced life. We can travel, spend time with family and friends, do a little retail therapy but my personal favorite is reading self help books.

I must admit self help books pulls me out of a funk, very often might I add. I usually keep a book next to my bed and read one chapter a day. A few pages first thing in the morning and complete the entire chapter by night. Self help books ultimately recharges by battery with a load of recurrence and positivity. Needless to say, self help books aren’t the end all be all for those things but it will add tremendous value to your life. This is why I feel so compelled to share this list of the 10 of the most influential self-help book.

 

  1. The Alchemist – The story of the treasures Santiago find during his journey teaches us about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, learning to read the signs along life’s path and following your dreams.
  2. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Covey reveals the keys for living with fairness, integrity, service and human dignity with 7 simple principles which includes be proactive, being with the end in mind, put first things first, think win-win, seek to understand and then to be understood, synergize, and sharpen the saw.
  3. The Power of Now – an inspiring spiritual journey to find your true and deepest self and reach the ultimate in personal growth and spirituality. Tolle introduces your biggest enemy your mind. He goes in further by showing readers how to live in the present moment.
  4. The Road Less Travel – This book help us explore the nature of loving relationships and leads us toward a new peace and fulfillment. You will learn how to distinguish dependency from love, and how to become a more sensitive parent.
  5. The Four Agreement – A classic in the self-help book world, and my very first self-help book not by choice but for a psychology assignment. I am still grateful for this book. The Four Agreements are life essential steps to personal freedom by being impeccable with your word, Don’t take anything personally, Don’t make assumptions, and Always do your best. Simple. Right?
  6. The Power of Habit – A book that breaks down each habit we form into three steps, which are called the habit loop, steps are the cue, the routine, and the reward.
  7. The Art Of Happiness – The main focus is on the idea of happiness as a state of mind. This self-help book teaches you how to surrender the feeling of attachment towards ideas and objects

Montville Counseling Center offers therapy sessions provide guidance and tools to live a happy and healthy life. We offer a FREE 30 min look me over session to start! Call us now (973) 331-0043

 

 

 

 

 

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Healthy Lifestyle Regiment – 5 Reasons Why You Should Include Solo Travel To Your Healthy Regiment

As we know life’s motto health is wealth, and we strive everyday to live a healthier lifestyle. We alter our eating habits, include exercise in our daily routine, take our vitamins but we forget to add solo trips to our healthy regiment.

 

Solo Travel is not only an easier way to cut your travel expenses but it is also healthy for you. Traveling alone is a completely rewarding experience that leaves you feeling liberated, opposed to traveling within a group. Here’s 5 reasons why traveling alone is healthy

 

  1. Learn more about yourself, discover your self
  2. Make new friends, find connects in similarities
  3. Freedom to do whatever it is you would like to do
  4. Peace, able to reflect throughout the day
  5. Flexibility make your own schedule and indulge in whatever interests you

How can we help?

Montville Counseling Center offers therapy sessions for individuals, providing guidance to a healthier lifestyle. We also offer a FREE 30 min look me over session to start! Call us now (973) 331-0043

Why Traveling Is A Great Way To Fight Depression – 4 Reasons How Traveling Can Help You Overcome Depression

Understanding your own depression is the key to receiving the right treatment needed to support you through the journey. Traveling is proven to be a mood booster for people, whether it’s spending time with family and friends or to just escaping daily routines and the daily hustle and bustle. Everyone enjoys a break from time to time.

By traveling, endorphins and oxytocin are released and forces the brain to make use of these hormones to improve your mood and outlook. Your brain will being to focus more on your inner thoughts and will allow you to see different perspectives by regaining energy and clarity to move forward in a positively.

How exactly does traveling help with your ability to overcome depression?

  1. Creating new positive memories can help you realize the potential for combating your negative inner thoughts.
  2. Teaches new possibilities showing us that most of what we think is impossible is actually possible  
  3. Inspires which can help alter our perceptions of ourselves and those around us
  4. Meeting new people can often bring out ideas, advice, and beliefs

How can we help?

Montville Counseling Center offers therapy sessions for individuals fighting depression.We also offer a FREE 30 min look me over session to get start! Call us now (973) 331-0043

The Best Places To Meditate In The US – Top 3 Retreats To Meditate In The Us

Shambhala Mountain Center, Red Feather Lakes, Colorado

Shambhala spread across a Rocky Mountain valley in the northern part of Colorado. The property includes extensive botanical gardens, a bird sanctuary, many meditation halls.

Green Gulch Farm Zen Center, Muir Beach, California

A valley north of San Francisco that opens up onto Muir Beach and the Pacific Ocean. The property includes several meditation and seminar spaces and a working organic farm and garden.

Rolling Meadows Meditation Retreats, Tulum, Mexico

Rolling Meadows runs meditation retreats several times a year in Tulum, a stunning spot on Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula where ancient Mayan ruins overlook the Caribbean Sea. The retreats take place at Casa Om, a chic beachside camp with a palapa-roofed meditation center, a koi pond, and the nearby Puerto Morelos beach.

How can we help?

Montville Counseling Center offers therapy sessions for individuals looking to find peace .We also offer a FREE 30 min look me over session to get start! Call us now (973) 331-0043

How To Find Yourself – 3 Easy Ways To Finding Yourself While On Vacation

Are you browsing the self help section lately; in search of a step by step guide on how to find yourself? Yup! We‘ve all been there; no self help book shaming here. Self help books can be a great start to your self discovery. However, studies have shown that the best way to help find yourself is to explore the world around you.

That’s right! A vacation, which are extended periods of stays spent away from your home is the best way to find yourself. Now that the secret to finding yourself is out, how does an individual use their vacation time to help find themselves? Here’s three easy way to help you with your journey while vacationing.

  1. Keep a journal – document your day to day activities, experiences, and emotions. Writing these things down will help you learn to reflect.  
  2. Experience the culture – find traditional restaurants or activities to partake in. Experiencing different cultures will help you learn to adapt to your environment.
  3. Explore the city – take a tour around the city and explore new surrounding. Exploring and being adventurous will make give you a sense of independence.

How can we help?

Montville counseling center offers therapy sessions for individuals, providing that step by step guidance to discovering yourself. We also offer a FREE 30 min look me over session to start! Call us now (973) 331-0043

 

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