A Unique Approach to Resolutions: Don’t.

New Year’s Resolutions are the worst How is everyone doing on their New Year’s resolutions? Yeah, me neither. Although, I haven’t failed completely. Given my years of experience in attempting self-improvement (spoiler alert: therapists are far from perfect), I have come to understand that I don’t do well with resolutions. I don’t like being told what to do (or not do), even by myself. Many people are similar. This is…

Continue Reading

Holiday Stress Survival Guide

Holiday Stress Survival Guide Earlier in the Holiday Season, Kara joined the wonderful Kimberly from Being UnNormal to tape a live podcast about surviving the holidays. The holidays can be a stressful time for many people. Here are some handy tips condensed from that podcast to assist with the holiday stress of this time of year. Manage Boundaries Physical- Regardless of relation, power, or if they bought you a gift.…

Continue Reading

Stress Management

In addition to being my birthday, November 7th is also National Stress Awareness Day! Let's talk more about stress management. What is stress? Stress is a natural response to a perceived threat. A threat can be literal and physical, like a bear, but can also be threats of, say, missing a deadline. It's all a matter of perception. One person's stress response may be very different from another person's. And…

Continue Reading
Close Menu