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Simple Summer Practices for Self-Care

By |2022-06-20T19:39:45+02:00June 20th, 2022|Categories: Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Stress, Wellness|

The weather is warming, the days are longer…yep!  It is summer again!  How does the Summer make you feel?  With the change in season comes new opportunities to practice self-care.  From capitalizing on daylight to taking stock of seasonal produce, we have you covered! In this article, we will discuss self-care strategies that are specific [...]

Four Ways to Manage Distressing Emotions

By |2022-04-05T19:45:57+02:00April 7th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Mental Health, Panic attack, PTSD, Stress|

Distressing emotions can creep up on us rather quickly.  Sometimes there is a trigger, such as unexpected piece of news, or getting into verbal conflict with someone.  Other times, it may not feel as though there is a clear trigger, such as when a panic attack sets in.  When we experience distressing emotions, what can [...]

Navigating Stress and Change in the Pandemic

By |2022-01-19T00:00:03+02:00January 18th, 2022|Categories: Health, Mental Health, Stress|

Tips for Navigating Stress and Change in the Pandemic As we approach the two year anniversary of the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is only natural that we all reflect back on the last, unquestionably unique, two years. Our lives have been changed exponentially since the start of the pandemic. Some people’s lives have [...]

How to Cope with Generalized Anxiety Disorder in a Relationship

By |2021-06-17T18:49:11+02:00May 28th, 2021|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Relationships, Social Anxiety, Stress|

Romantic relationships can be a wonderful part of life—a source of support, a companion to share time with, and someone who helps to encourage their partner through journeys and hardships. However, on the other hand, relationships can also be a stressor; depending on the state of the relationship. Many different factors can negatively impact the [...]

Best Coping Skills To Combat Anxiety

By |2021-05-28T16:56:49+02:00May 28th, 2021|Categories: Anxiety, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Panic attack, Social Anxiety, Stress|

Anxiety is a normal response to stress, which involves a feeling of fear of what is to come. This is a natural reaction for one to experience, however, when this response becomes severe or constant, that is when it can turn into a disorder. Anxiety can be a helpful response by controlling impulsivity, regulating the [...]

Unique Trauma and The Anxiety That Follows

By |2021-05-28T16:45:04+02:00May 28th, 2021|Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Mental Health, Panic attack, Stress|

TRIGGER WARNING: This article will speak of sexual content, trauma, and betrayal. As children, we have all of the trust in the world. We put our faith in those around us; our parents, friends, teachers, babysitters, and so on. As we get older, different things make trusting others more challenging. Whether it be due to [...]

Stress and Anxiety in Children

By |2018-08-23T23:33:32+02:00February 13th, 2015|Categories: Anxiety, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Stress|

Children are the purest form of innocence, truth, beauty… and one of the best creations on the Earth. Without children our lives would have been colorless and lifeless. Childhood is the most fascinating phases of human life. Starting from the babbling of a baby to the happy chuckles of a toddler; children make the world [...]

Exploring Meditation: Methods and Benefits

By |2014-08-18T21:52:55+02:00February 9th, 2014|Categories: Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Stress|

Do you know, in some degree we all meditate in some or the other form? However, we do not realize because we do not know much about it. I can see that there are still a lot of doubts related to meditation. This motivated me to write a blog post on it and tell you [...]

How to de-stress your stress

By |2017-03-15T19:15:50+02:00December 15th, 2013|Categories: Mental Health, Stress|

In the generic sense of the term, stress refers to “a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances.” Stress can victimize any one in any age group in any form. Our family, education, profession, environment, culture, society…anything can be the cause of stress. Some facts about stress: A [...]

Nature’s healing power

By |2014-08-18T22:06:53+02:00December 13th, 2013|Categories: Depression, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Stress|

When I used to work as a counselor for People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIVs), my work was very challenging. Day in and day out my working hours were filled with seeing affected people, watching adults and children die of AIDS, counseling the affected ones and their care-givers, and at the same time I had my [...]

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