Mental Health

NCC Community Block Party!
NCC Community Block Party!

On April 6, The Northwest Catholic Counseling Center (NCC) hosted its annual spring fundraiser at the Lagunitas Community Brewing Room. Around 160 of NCC’s friends, both new and old, gathered for the NCC Community Block Party in NE Portland. “All...

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One Size Does Not Fit All
One Size Does Not Fit All

One of the tools available to people trying to learn how to be happy – or how not to be unhappy – is self-help books, articles, podcasts, etc. Such resources can be very helpful. It is useful, however, to understand that humans don’t come in one...

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Feeding the Wolves
Feeding the Wolves

At one time or another, we have all struggled with trying to let go of ruminating thoughts about an injustice or insult we have experienced.  What was said and how we could have/should have responded starts a negative, harmful loop in our brain...

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Self-Compassion
Self-Compassion

Not too many of us would see compassion as negative. Hopefully it is something we all desire to give and receive.  But, what about self-compassion?  Do we have the same positive reaction or do we slip into thinking we’re selfish? If you think...

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Giving Tuesdsay
Giving Tuesdsay

WHAT is Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday began in 2012, on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, as a specific day to highlight the importance of giving back, following the material purchases of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday...

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Toddlers and TV
Toddlers and TV

Computers, tablets and smart phones provide shortcuts to fun and information- for adults! In regard to infants/toddlers, the scary statistics are in. Even the research has been researched. The very young perceive TV differently than older...

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