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Dan Bates, LMHC, MAML
Depression doesn't have to be your destiny. Follow these 10 steps to make your mind an inhospitable environment for the depression parasite.
Many don't know how to stand up for ourselves without attacking or folding to the demands of others. Find the healthy middle ground by being assertive.
Feeling disconnected from reality is an awful experience. Reconnect with reality by following these grounding and centering strategies.
Think you'll never be happy again? Read 4 ways to move through grief and adapt after loss.
Podcasts are a great way to interact with self-help content. For non-readers or people on-the-go, they're a time-efficient way to access helpful ideas.
Love is not a rule-free zone. Abiding by the rules of intimacy will help you love and experience love better.
Undermining the sexual vitality of your intimate relationship is altogether too easy—and common. Learn how to stop frustrating yourself and your partner.
Get that monkey off your back with these 10 effective ways to overcome your social anxiety.
When big emotions hit, do you lose your head—or stay in control? Learn 8 ways to regulate big emotions.
Happiness is fundamentally paradoxical and counterintuitive. Why not let science shed some light on how to effectively pursue happiness?
Dan Bates is a clinical mental health counselor, licensed in the state of Washington and certified nationally.