Category: Mental Health

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Sep2021
Over the years, I have met many people who use the excuse as the reason why they could not care for themselves and even could not put their health as priority, and that excuse was, “Well, I’m a perfectionist”. It is also the reason used for why they cannot make ... Read More

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Aug2021
Healing is a process, and it can sometimes be overwhelming. When we think of healing, there may be an idea of a smooth, linear transition of healing though more likely healing looks likes twists, curves and even back steps with a lot of growing pains. It can also be ... Read More

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Mar2021
When we are under stress, tired or otherwise feeling vulnerable, we all can engage in emotional reasoning. Jan offers some tips on how to recognize when we are using emotional reasoning and how to stop it.   Original Post March 3, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling ... Read More

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Feb2021

10 Mindful Footsteps

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February 25, 2021
Mindfulness and teaching our bodies, minds, and spirits to calm and re-center can easily be brought into our daily lives. Jan offers a simple way to do that in 10 footsteps.       Original Post February 24, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube... Read More

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Feb2021

Self Worth: Shame vs Guilt

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February 12, 2021
We often use the words shame and guilt interchangeably. While similar they, are not interchangeable. Jan discusses the difference between shame and guilt.     Original Post February 10, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube Jan Kwiatkowski is a ... Read More

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Feb2021
Jan continues her series about strong emotions, particularly anger. We can learn to manage anger, rather than having anger manage us.     Original Post February 4, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube Jan Kwiatkowski is a Licensed Marriage and ... Read More

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Jan2021
Anger is a normal, human, and not fun to feel emotion. Jan offers education about strong emotions and in ongoing videos will talk about managing emotions and feelings, as well as, increasing our emotional vocabulary.   Original Post January 27, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube ... Read More

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Jan2021
We use these three words interchangeably. How we use and understand these three words matters. And, gives us a chance to exercise our choice and control about whether we will respond or react to people and events around us.   Original Post January 20, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski ... Read More

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Jan2021
Did you know there are a TON of podcasts out there chock-full of helpful marketing tips and advice on how to build your counseling private practice? It’s true!  The truth is, starting a private practice -- like any business -- takes work! It’s the sort of work ... Read More

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Jan2021
Everyone is experiencing losses of so many kinds. Jan talks about how tears are a physiological process, we need to help manage strong emotions and healing.     Original Post January 14, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube and @jan_jdkcounseling on Instagram... Read More

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