1. How To Cope With Anxiety As The World Opens Up

    Although the coronavirus is still affecting the world, we are seeing that the world has begun to open up. Life went from being completely normal to it being shut down almost overnight. We stayed inside and watched countless hours of Netflix, learned new recipes, and began to appreciate the downtime from our busy lives. Now that we’re all used to working from home, social distancing, and only lea…Read More

  2. How To Help Children Cope During The Pandemic

    This is one of the most unprecedented times in not only American history but world history as well. While it can be difficult for adults to cope with the unknown and constant change, it is just as difficult, if not more, for children to understand and cope. Today we are going to be going over how you can understand and help your child during this time of change and unknown. Let’s take a deeper l…Read More

  3. Sheltering in Place Alone: How to Combat Loneliness

    Life as we know it has been entirely disrupted by the global pandemic. You may have lost your job, or have switched to working from home. If you live alone, this means that you might be entirely isolated from other people. This might mean that you are dealing with feeling extremely lonely, anxious, or depressed. This might make it tempting to put yourself and others at risk by socializing despite …Read More

  4. Helping Your Child With Autism Adjust During the Pandemic

    Families are experiencing unique difficulties in quarantine. Many parents are learning how to teach their children at home for the first time, and may be coping with grief from cancelled graduation ceremonies and other important end-of-year milestones. It can be very difficult to explain what’s happening to our children when we aren’t truly sure ourselves what the future will look like or how …Read More

  5. Tips for Self-Isolating With Your Partner

    Because of the pandemic, many people are sheltering in place, whether by order from their state or local government or as a way to support essential workers during this stressful time. As a result, couples are spending more time together than ever. This presents a unique opportunity to reconnect, particularly for couples who are usually too busy to get quality time. Yet with that opportunity also …Read More

  6. Mental Health Tips for Social Distancing

    As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the country, many people are taking necessary precautions to protect their physical health by practicing social distancing. It’s equally important to take protective measures for your mental health at this time, as the uncertainty and fear around the spread of the disease has caused high levels of anxiety.  If you’re feeling anxious, depressed, frustrat…Read More

  7. How to Help Your Child with Autism Thrive

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) comes with unique challenges for children and their parents. When your child first receives an autism diagnosis, you might feel worried about what comes next and how to best support them. There is a lot of misinformation about autism out there, which may make parents especially fearful for their child’s future. While autism is a lifelong condition, there are many t…Read More

  8. Coping With Difficult Family Dynamics During the Holidays

    It’s not “the most wonderful time of year” for everyone — for some, the holidays bring a high level of stress. When you have a dysfunctional family, occasions that bring everyone together can create more anxiety than cheer. Even if you have been living independently as an adult for many years, this is a time of year when many find themselves regressing into childhood roles.  Whether it’…Read More

  9. Why Do We Sabotage Love?

    Maybe it’s a character from a romantic comedy, or your best friend from college. Maybe it’s you. Regardless, at one point of another, everyone has witnessed someone sabotaging their chances at love. While it’s common for people to want to find a lasting romantic connection, most relationships fail. As much as we may want to find an enduring commitment, ironically, we may also fear love. This…Read More

  10. How to Become More Resilient and Overcome Obstacles

    You may know people who have suffered profound losses in their life, yet have gone on to be successful and happy. You may know others who were completely derailed from these experiences. What is the difference between these two groups? Resilience. Resilience is the quality of being able to cope and adapt in the face of adversity and trauma. Everyone has resilience, but some people are more skilled…Read More