What are emotions?

Self Improvement

What are emotions and why do we have them? Emotions are a signal from our brains that alert us to a change in our environment, ourselves or both. They spark a thought process that helps make decisions. They are generally short term or fleeting, when compared to a mood. A mood can last several hours, […]

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Spring Cleaning – Relationships

Relationships | Self Improvement

It’s springtime and with springtime comes spring-cleaning. Right? You have probably seen one of those checklists that remind you what to do for your house? Listing things like check the sprinkler systems, change your filters etc. Most people are so busy these days that they would forget all about what to do in that regard, […]

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Keys to Feeling Happy

Inspiration | Self Improvement

How can we feel happy? It’s fairly frequent that someone comes into our office and asks this simple question. More often than not, the question is attached to something outside of themselves. Something like, “How can I be happy in my relationship?” “Why can’t I just be happy with my job?” “Will I be happy […]

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Counseling, Counselor, Therapist, Therapy

10 Simple Steps: Finding A Great Therapist

Anxiety | Mental Health | Self Improvement

Finding a therapist to help you sort out the most intimate details of your life can be extremely intimidating. Look no further!!! We have done the work for you and compiled 10 steps that will ensure you maximize the opportunity to work with a professional therapist. 1.) Know the difference Know the difference between a […]

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depression, anxiety, self improvement

Improving YourSELF

Inspiration | Self Improvement

Written by Andrew Staffier, LCSW at Pace Counseling Group   One of the many ideas that I promote within my practice is the notion of Personal Growth through self-awareness. Understanding oneself is an idea that is centuries old, however is not taught or practiced in grade schools or at the university level. Once we learn […]

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Tactics to Aid Anxiety

Tactics To Aid Anxiety

Anxiety | Mental Health | Self Improvement

Anxiety is one of the most common complaints we visit with our clients about. In fact, 40 million Americans over the age of 18 report being affected by Anxiety. Presently, Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States. (Anxiety and Depression Association of America.) Many of our clients are looking for […]

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Counseling, Coaching & Consulting – What’s Best for You?

Mental Health | Self Improvement

When clients contact us at Pace Counseling Group, we often times here their stories very quickly. Whether it is difficulties at work or school, problem communicating with teenagers, family stressors and so forth, the people whom reach out to us are primarily interested in “therapy” or “counseling” services. As these clients take the time to […]

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