How much stress is too much stress

Question of the Week- Stress

Anxiety | Self Improvement

How much stress is too much stress? This is an interesting question and one that we certainly hear OFTEN. Stress in general can be the root cause for many of our clients to come to see us initially. First, stress is a normal part of every day. Stress in some cases, is a very good […]

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Thought Challenging, and how it works on Anxiety

Anxiety | Self Improvement

Thought challenging is a process in which you challenge the negative thoughts that often lead to anxiety or depression. With strong motivation, discipline and the right support from a licensed professional, negative thought pattern recognition can be re-structured and replaced with positive thought patterns. This involves three steps: (Identify, Challenge & Replace) 1. Identify negative […]

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3 Steps to go from Frazzled to Fabulous

Inspiration | Self Improvement

For many of us, after the long holiday break we go full steam ahead plugging through our days. We hustle, bustle, mark things off our list. We go to meetings, we plan for meetings, we daydream on how to get out of meetings, and even skip them all together. We juggle car pools, groceries, actually […]

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Teenage Anxiety- Symptoms and Solutions

Anxiety | Parenting

Whether they deserve it or not, teenagers have a reputation for being moody, belligerent and oftentimes downright difficult. These same behaviors can also be signs your teenager may be struggling with anxiety. According to the National institute on Mental Health (NIMH) the average age of onset for anxiety is 11 years old, or around 5th […]

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Adolescent Anxiety

4 Steps to address adolescent anxiety

Anxiety | Family | Parenting

Question of the Week:  “School has been in session now for a few weeks. I thought that my son’s anxiety and stress level would have subsided by now. How can we talk about it, or better yet figure out what is going on?” First, let’s discuss the differences between stress and anxiety in regards to […]

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Holidays

How to Survive the Holidays with family

Family | Relationships

10 TIPS FOR SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS (without strangling your relatives) While parts of us become filled with the bliss of decorating, gift giving and seeing the joy on other’s faces, the other part of us begins to break down in a panic stricken sweat while trying to figure out excuses as to how we can avoid […]

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Tactics to Aid Anxiety

Tactics To Aid Anxiety

Anxiety | Mental Health | Self Improvement

Anxiety is one of the most common complaints we visit with our clients about. In fact, 40 million Americans over the age of 18 report being affected by Anxiety. Presently, Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States. (Anxiety and Depression Association of America.) Many of our clients are looking for […]

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According to the National institute on Mental Health (NIMH) the average age of onset for anxiety is 11 years old, or around 5th grade. NIMH also states that the prevalence of developing anxiety in a lifetime is over 28%.

A Parent’s Guide To Teen Anxiety

Anxiety | Family | Parenting

Whether they deserve it or not, teenagers have a reputation for being moody, belligerent and oftentimes downright difficult. These same behaviors can also be signs your teenager may be struggling with anxiety. According to the National institute on Mental Health (NIMH) the average age of onset for anxiety is 11 years old, or around 5th […]

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Parenting Summer time

7 Parenting Tips for the Dog Days of Summer

Family | Parenting

Summer with our children can be and feel LONG. We get many parents who are looking for something for their children to do when they aren’t at camps or on a summer family vacation. Following these tips will make parenting in the dog days of summer a bit easier. It will also provide your child […]

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