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Staying Motivated in Uncertain Times: How to Remotivate a Young Adult

We are living through some challenging times right now. Many of us are operating with less structure in our lives than usual, the anxiety of the pandemic, and less contact with others than we normally have. You may also be facing additional stress due to personal or family concerns, concern over social or political events, …

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Facing Our Fears: How Adventure Therapy Helps People Overcome Their Fears

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” -Franklin Delano Roosevelt A little bit of fear is normal, and can even be healthy. Fear is what keeps you from running into a busy road without looking or makes you double-check your mirrors when we back the car out of the driveway. A little …

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What Failure to Launch Programs for Young Adults Have to Offer

“Failure to launch” has become a popular phrase to describe young adults who end up back at home after graduating from high school or college. And while some individuals sail into adulthood without many bumps, for others, it can be a much rougher terrain.  Why do some young adults struggle to enter adulthood? The failure …

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How does the fear of missing out affect mental health in young adults?

FOMO (or Fear Of Missing Out) is a common term for young people these days. Especially in the age of social media, they constantly see their friends partying together, going to a new restaurant, or having game nights. And while this may sound like just a silly phrase to parents, FOMO can have a negative …

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How Can Social Connections Help Prevent Depression In Young Adults?

The early stages of adulthood can have a variety of changes as young adults transition from adolescence into adults. They are seen as grown up and many of them leave home for the first time. And while these changes can be exciting for some, for other young adults they can be challenging. The new responsibilities …

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