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Posted on Jun 28, 2019 in Counseling, Inspiration, News, Therapy

Friday Inspiration: Happiness

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Need help to find happiness in your life? The therapists at Agor Behavioral Health Services are available to assist you. Contact us today for more information or to schedule an appointment by calling 630-621-5824 or send us a...

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Posted on Jun 27, 2019 in Depression, Exercise & Mental Health, Health and Fitness, Mental Health Awareness, News, Sleep Deprivation, Sleep Issues, Therapy

Sleep Deprivation: Causes and Tips to Help

Inadequate sleep can hamper an individual’s ability to function properly. Continued lack of restorative sleep is detrimental to psychological and physical health. Sustained lack of sleep can cause poor decision making, flawed judgment, obesity, a negative outlook on life and difficulty in handling emotions. It can result in a person feeling fatigued and sleepy throughout the day. Sleep deprivation is a major culprit behind fatal automobile accidents as inadequate sleep impairs a person’s motor functions and reduces hand-eye coordination, similar to alcohol consumption. Common Symptoms Daytime napping is a common indicator of sleep deprivation. Other signs that indicate lack of sleep include: Frequent yawning Poor concentration Mood swings Fatigue Inability to focus Grogginess Depression Impaired motor skills A spurt in snacking A decline in sex drive Difficulty remembering things Hallucinations Sleep deprivation may result from a gamut of causes. Conscious choice – Some people tend to stay awake until late into the night to read a book or watch a movie, not realizing that they need restful sleep in...

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Posted on Jun 21, 2019 in Counseling, Inspiration, News, Therapy

Friday Inspiration: Change

“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” Walt Disney Need help to overcome changes in your life? The therapists at Agor Behavioral Health Services are available to assist you. Contact us today for more information or to schedule an appointment by calling 630-621-5824 or send us a...

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Posted on Jun 14, 2019 in Counseling, Inspiration, Psychiatry, Stress, Therapy

Friday Inspiration: Challenges

“You have to believe in yourself, challenge yourself, and push yourself until the very end; that’s the only way you’ll succeed.” G-Dragon   Need help to overcome challenges in your life? The therapists at Agor Behavioral Health Services are available to assist you. Contact us today for more information or to schedule an appointment by calling 630-621-5824 or send us a message....

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Posted on Jun 11, 2019 in Counseling, Couples Therapy, Divorce, Family, News, Spousal Abuse, Therapy

Benefits of Couples Therapy

You may find it difficult to talk to a complete stranger about your relationship woes, but couples counseling can help improve communication between individuals engaged in a long-term relationship. Usually, couples therapy refers to an intervention or therapy between two romantic partners. Counselors who perform this unique type of therapy can come from a variety of backgrounds and use different approaches to the problem at hand. An experienced couples therapist can help you and your partner navigate couples therapy. Couples therapy can help in a variety of ways. Both partners come to a clear concept of their relationship. Couples therapy unifies the individual ideas that each partner has pertaining to their relationships. They begin to see their relationship as something that affects both of them equally and try to work constructively for the longevity of this relationship. The couple will come recognize problematic behavior. Once they become aware of the dysfunctional behavior that they are indulging in, they can follow the therapist’s advice to try to rectify it. Suppose...

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