Aloha Boosters: 10 Positive Habits to Build Happiness

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Your daily habits and happiness levels correlate. There’s no getting away from the fact that your behavior affects your wellbeing. While some aspects of life are out of your control, you can push the odds in favor of a happy life by practicing the following habits. 1. Enjoy mindful moments Mindfulness can make you happy…

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5 Ways to Maintain Good Mental Health at College in Hawaii

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Whether you’re a freshman brand new to the college experience in Hawaii, or a well-seasoned senior, there’s no doubt about it — college is stressful. There are numerous pressures on you: the social environment, the transition to “adulthood” (whatever that is), living away from home on an island, and of course schoolwork itself. While some…

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What to Expect From a Mental Health Counselor

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Studies show that only around half of the one in five people in the United States who need mental health treatment actually receive the help they require [1]. Unfortunately, untreated mental health conditions can considerably impact a person’s well-being and day-to-day life. Not only this, but the health problems are unlikely to improve over time…

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How To Decide if You Need to See a Mental Health Expert

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Life can be a challenge, but sometimes these problems can become so overbearing that it may seem that you can never move on. One of the best forms of treatment is to see a therapist when this happens. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to judge whether you need therapy or your problems are just part…

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What to Look for in a Drug Rehab Center

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Drug addiction is a huge problem in Hawaii, one that just seems to get worse and worse with every passing year. This common affliction has now been recognized as a more than a brain disease, and like any form of complex illness demands and deserves an more then one psychological form of treatment. Unfortunately for…

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