Seven Tips for a Happier, Healthier 2019

Seven Tips for a Happier, Healthier 2019

Seven Tips for a Happier, Healthier 2019

When making New Year’s resolutions, we tend to focus on big goals that we think will help us be happier and healthier. However, we often we have trouble succeeding with these goals, because they feel like punishment. It might seem…

Tips for a Peaceful Thanksgiving with Family

Tips for a Peaceful Thanksgiving with Family

As we enter into the holiday season, some of us may feel increased levels of stress as we begin to wonder what family gatherings are going to include. Will there be political arguments around the dinner table? Will we be…

Self-Care is Vital When You’re Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Self-Care is Vital When You’re Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can be physically, emotionally and financially challenging. The demands of day-to-day care, changing family roles and making difficult decisions on behalf of a family member are hard to handle. That’s…

Why Parents Sometimes Need a Timeout, Too

Why Parents Sometimes Need a Timeout, Too
Ever had a parental temper tantrum? You know, those times when you exhibit bad behavior, such as yelling, bad language or slamming things around, and need to be disciplined with a parental timeout? We’ve all had those moments. Sometimes when I...

Addiction Affects the Whole Family: Tips for Surviving the Holidays

Addiction Affects the Whole Family: Tips for Surviving the Holidays

The holidays can be loaded with expectations. Connecting with family, feeling the true spirit of this time, giving the perfect gift, making the perfect meal and creating the perfect family memories can be daunting for even the most organized and…

P.L.E.A.S.E.: Self-Care Tips for Anxiety and Depression

P.L.E.A.S.E.: Self-Care Tips for Anxiety and Depression

Would you deny a child food for a day or feed them whatever they wanted all day long? What about letting them stay up all night watching TV or playing video games? If they had a bad day would you…

Addiction is a Family Disease

Addiction is a Family Disease

Addiction does not just affect the person who uses the drug or alcohol but can cause upheaval and chaos in lives of their loved ones. Family and friends can experience depression and anxiety, anger and powerlessness as they face what…

Is Your Stress Level Helping or Hurting You?

Is Your Stress Level Helping or Hurting You?
Stress is a fact of life. Environmental factors such as weather, noise and traffic can cause stress. Anything that demands our time and attention – our job, finances, family and kids, deadlines, even scheduling fun activities into our lives –...

Caring For Yourself When There’s Traumatic News

Caring For Yourself When There’s Traumatic News
Do you have a smart phone? Regularly access news on the internet? Check in often on your social media accounts like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.? If you do, you are probably getting ample exposure to the news and media. If...

Your Mental Health at Work

Your Mental Health at Work
"All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy". A silly saying, and these days a common meme many of us grew up hearing. Work and fun, we often think of them as opposites. However, having fun at work...