Tag Archives: Lynne Shine

Mental health expert Lynne Shine discusses getting rid of bad habits

Lynne Shine, mental health counselor at Audubon Counseling recently appeared on Wake Up! to discuss tips on replacing bad habits with good ones. For example, let’s say someone wants to spend less and focus on saving money. In terms of spending money, set realistic goals. Don’t set overall general goals (ie. “I’m going to save […]

21st Century parenting: When should your kids date?

What is the best age to let your child go on a date? Most parents would say 30 years old is a good time for their children to start dating, but in reality, it usually happens well before that. For teenagers, “dating” doesn’t necessarily mean the boyfriend picks up the girlfriend and takes her out […]

How to stick to your 2015 Resolutions

It’s common to make goals for the new year, but it’s not as common to keep them. According to Forbes, just 8 percent of people actually achieve their new years resolutions. To help you stick to your goals in 2015, Audubon Counseling mental health counselor, Lynne Shine joined Lauren in the Winging It Buffalo Style […]

Do the Holidays have you Stressed?

From shopping and entertaining to gift giving – the holidays can add a lot of stress to your plate this season. Mental Health Counselor, Lynne Shine of Audubon Counseling was in the Winging It Buffalo Style studio this week to discuss tips and advice to get through the holiday season with a positive mind set.

9 Ways to Treat Seasonal Depression

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of seasonal depression triggered by the change in seasons, primarily winter. More than half a million Americans experience a winter depression but are better come summer. “It is important to treat SAD, because all forms of depression limit people’s ability to live their lives to the fullest, to […]

Daylight savings got you down? How to combat SAD

The days are getting shorter and the weather is getting colder. We’re still adjusting to Daylight Savings Time and another Western New York winter is on its way. It can affect not just only our physical health, but also our mental health. According to the American Psychiatric Association, 10 million Americans suffer from seasonal affective […]

Reactions to the Adrian Peterson Child Abuse Case

NFL player Adrian Peterson admitted using a wooden stick (switch) to discipline his 4-year-old son. He is facing a felony charge of child abuse. The Minnesota Vikings have reconsidered their decision to allow Peterson to play and are benching him indefinitely while he goes through the legal process. Mental Health Counselor Lynne Shine of Audubon […]