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What Do You Really Want?

By Cynthia May, MA, LLP, EAC Clinical Specialist – Has anyone ever asked you “what do you want?” And did you have an answer? (Okay, besides winning millions in the lottery.) Knowing the true answer to that question can change the direction of your whole life. You’ll have the direction to manifest the experience you Read More

What Enhances Brain Function?

By: Steve Gainey, MA, LLP, ADS, CAADC, EAC Clinical Specialist – Your brain is an organ – just like your heart, kidney, and liver. Just like there are things you can do to help those organs function better, there are things you can do to help brain function. This is not just for those who Read More

Good Sleep for Good Health

This is a guest post provided by Cherry Health.  Permission to re-post has been given. Sleep is crucial for good health, yet many people find a night of good sleep hard to come by.  Experts recommend adults strive for 7 – 8 hours of sleep every night, however 38% – 44.1% of adults in Michigan Read More

When Gambling Becomes a Problem

By: Steve Gainey, MA, LLP, ADS, CAADC, EAC Clinical Specialist – If you live in Michigan and watch TV or listen to the radio, I’m sure you have noticed the increase in advertisements for online gambling. You may have even seen several advertisements in a row! If you haven’t heard by now, Michigan has changed Read More

Feeling Connected During Pandemic Isolation

By Cynthia May, MA, LLP, EAC Clinical Specialist – In our current environment, isolation is a real issue. The normal gatherings that singles or couples attended pre-pandemic like art fairs, movie theatres, restaurants, sporting events, concerts and even your local city events and dog shows are not being held. Watching television programs can get old and Read More

Winter Blues During a Global Pandemic

By: Nanette Kerwick, LMSW, CEAP, CAADC EAC Clinical Specialist – The “winter blues” is a phrase sometimes used as a replacement term for Seasonal Affective Disorder, a type of depression. We all hibernate (to a degree) in the winter, and this year, we have been in hibernation mode since last spring. It also looks like Read More

Celebrating Holidays During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This is a guest post provided by EAC’s partner, Workplace Options.  Permission to re-post has been given. The holiday season typically involves travel, gatherings of family and friends, indoor religious services, and parties, all of which present new risks this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. How can you maintain the most important aspects of your Read More

Beating Decision Fatigue During COVID-19

By: Karen Thompson, LMSW, CEAP, CAADC, SAP, EAC Clinical Specialist – We all deal with making hundreds of decisions every day. Some are small decisions like what to eat for dinner, and other decisions are major ones and have more impact on our lives. The more decisions we make over the course of a day, Read More