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A place to share goal setting and self-help ideas. Please also check out the online book, Psychological Self-Help by Dr. Clay Tucker-Ladd.
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We often have to deal with physical ailments, illnesses and concerns in addition to, or helping to cause, our mental health concerns. You may also want to visit NeuroTalk for your neurological and general health concerns.
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