By: Monique Mendez 2 minute read. We unlock creativity in our most relaxed moments. However, in our hectic daily lives, we may not find our creativity and instead feel completely stuck. Taking the time to truly relax and let our minds wander could incidentally make us the next great American novelist… or just get some ideas flowing. Our Brain is Activated When we find quiet … Continue reading How Relaxation Sparks Creativity
A collection of communication resources for teens and students. Continue reading Coronavirus Youth Mental Health Resources
100 Things to talk about that aren’t about the Coronavirus. Continue reading Can we talk about something else? 100 Things to talk about that aren’t about the Coronavirus.
5 min read. By April Snow, LMFT How often do you find yourself worrying about getting everything done or struggling to fall asleep at night because your mind just won’t turn off? In our busy, fast-paced lives most of us have anxious feelings at least some of the time. There’s always something calling for our attention and constant pressure on us to do more. This … Continue reading 5 Ways to Feel Less Anxious When You’re a Sensitive Person
10 minute read. By: Jessie Douglass-Smith McGraw In a time when everything feels uncertain, I’d like to point you to something beautiful. Not because I know you need some lighthearted content (that’s just the bonus), but because it’s a truth of who we all are, and this global pandemic we’re experiencing has made it very visible to those of you who have never seen it … Continue reading The Gift A Pandemic Has Revealed
Are you looking for ways to deal with stress without being overwhelmed? Continue reading 4 Ways To Stay Resilient No Matter What Happens
Why labeling yourself, or labels from others, can keep your mind in the gutter. Continue reading Why Those Labels Aren’t Helping You
So many of life’s major stressors are experiences that we actually choose— like getting married, starting a new job, starting a family, and travel! Why is that and how can we manage those feelings? While travel is usually undertaken with a positive goal in mind—like pleasure, adventure, or reconnecting with family, travel disrupts our routine by nature. While the disruption can be the very thing … Continue reading Holiday Travel – Stop Trippin’
You’re driving home from work, trying to release stress. But that presentation. You’re not ready. What if you mess up? What if you forget what to say? As your mind is fluttering, your body made a decision to pull into the store and pick up some mini chocolate-frosted cupcakes. You pop open the container and take that blissful first bite. Creamy chocolate frosting fills your … Continue reading EMOTIONAL EATING WHY WE EMOTIONALLY EAT: 3 TOOLS TO MANAGE IT!
Unless you’ve been living under a rock and taking a major detox from all forms of media consumption and social contact, you’re well aware that the world is talking about COVID-19, the coronavirus. And, like many, you’ve likely felt surges of anxiety about the coronavirus. I get it. I have a bit, too. So how do we manage this anxiety even as we move forward … Continue reading How to manage your anxiety around the Coronavirus