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Angie Eells

  • The Walton Tribune
  • Angie Eells is a licensed clinical social worker with a practice in Walton County. She can be reached atangiemeells@yahoo.com.
Sunday 08/07/2016
Democratic convention wasn’t about democracy
Posted: August 07, 2016 - 12:00 am

Editor’s Note: Angie Eells, a therapist in Monroe, was a delegate to the recent Democratic National Convention. She wrote this for The Tribune.

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Sunday 03/06/2016
The process of transforming yourself
Posted: March 06, 2016 - 12:00 am

We have the wonderful capacity to experience love and joy in our lives, but we are also designed to experience suffering.

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Sunday 01/17/2016
Voting is a patriotic act too few do
Posted: January 17, 2016 - 12:00 am

Social workers are activists. We are made with a fire inside of us that can be a blessing, or a curse.

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Wednesday 09/09/2015
Looking for the signs of bullying
Posted: September 09, 2015 - 12:00 am

Bullying is typically defined as any kind of ongoing physical or verbal mistreatment in which there is an imbalance of power. The bully’s victim is usually upset by the experience, while the bully is either unaffected or is pleased by the victim’s discomfort.

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Wednesday 08/19/2015
Dealing with stress in the lives of our children
Posted: August 19, 2015 - 12:00 am

When we think of stress we very seldom think of children.

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Wednesday 06/24/2015
We all need to feel connections in our lives
Posted: June 24, 2015 - 12:00 am

I definitely believe the underlying issue with childhood bullying, lack of compassion/ empathy for others, recent episodes of violence and the “you vs. them” mentality begins with the absence of human connection. It seems we as a society no longer look up to make eye contact with strangers. Everyone is so “busy” on their phones, over-thinking, getting to where they are going that we often run across many people a day and miss the opportunity to connect with them.

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Sunday 05/31/2015
Care about your mental health
Updated: June 01, 2015 - 12:39 pm

May is National Mental Health Awareness month. As a mental health professional, it is my duty to take any opportunity I can to educate others on the importance of positive mental health.

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Wednesday 04/08/2015
Dedicating time to a ‘slow burn’ relationship
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 12:00 am

One perk from Facebook that I receive daily are affirmations or contemplative thoughts from authors from whom I’ve “liked” their pages.

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Wednesday 03/11/2015
The benefits of massage on mental health
Posted: March 11, 2015 - 12:00 am

We often hear about the damaging effects of the stress hormone cortisol on our bodies. Research is providing us with an overwhelming amount of science that links high cortisol levels with anxiety, restlessness, irritability, high blood pressure, sleep disturbance, weight issues and even early death.

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Sunday 11/30/2014
You are what is important this season
Posted: November 30, 2014 - 12:00 am

The National Retail Federation 2014 Holiday Consumer Spending Survey projects that the average person will spend $804.42 this year — an increase of 5 percent over last year.

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