1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. How to Set Boundaries at Work

    Part of any job is building and maintaining relationships. Unfortunately, this is not always simple. You might work with difficult people who push your buttons. You might be a people pleaser who struggles to say “no.” Maybe your work environment is high stress. In all of these scenarios, it’s especially important to know how to set boundaries.  In our previous article, we covered the reason…Read More

  5. The Importance of Boundaries at Work

    We spend a third of our lives at work, which means it’s essential that we prioritize our mental health in the workplace. That being said, burnout and stress are rampant in the modern world, making it much more challenging for individuals to prioritize wellness. This has a real impact not only personally, but professionally. In fact, more than half of all workers report that stress and anxiety im…Read More

  6. Mindfulness Tips for a Happy Relationship

    In this world of meditation apps and yoga studios on every corner, you’ve probably heard about all the incredible benefits of mindfulness for your own well-being. According to research, by turning our attention to the present moment without judgment, we’re able to experience a variety of benefits, including stress reduction, improved heart health, and greater job satisfaction. The benefits of …Read More

  7. How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

    Do you often feel like you don’t deserve your achievements? Does it feel like you’re “faking it” and aren’t actually as competent as people think you are? Do you feel like a secret failure and that at any moment, someone is going to figure you out? You may have imposter syndrome.  What is Imposter Syndrome? Imposter syndrome is a psychological phenomenon in which an individual has persi…Read More

  8. Setting Boundaries with Yourself

    Boundaries are guidelines we establish to communicate how we want to be treated. When you think of boundaries, you probably associate them with other people, whether you put them in place with your family, romantic partner, or coworkers. However, it’s also imperative that we establish boundaries with ourselves.  Why Establish Boundaries With Yourself When you set boundaries with yourself, you a…Read More

  9. All About Rumination

    If you’re like most people, you’ve spent a day unable to get your mind off of something. Maybe something unfair happened to you, or you worried about a future event. The human brain is inclined towards obsession, trying to find meaning from a stressful situation. While this is a normal phenomenon, it can easily turn toxic. When obsessing turns into a negative cycle where you’re replaying the…Read More

  10. 5 Tips for Improving Emotional Regulation

    Everyone experiences challenges when it comes to emotional regulation from time to time. Maybe you lost your patience with your child, or raised your voice at a coworker. When you’re under stress, it’s not always easy to keep your cool and respond the way you want. Fortunately, emotional regulation is a skill that can be practiced. The good news is that you already practice emotional regulatio…Read More