This time of year can be a more stressful and hectic time for both positive and negative reasons. We must deal with weather changes, and changing seasons can decrease motivation and mood; holiday planning, which can come with financial stress; family dynamics; end of year tasks... many things become stressors. Here are some tips from mindbodygreen to … Continue reading Get healthy no matter how stressed.
I am an advocate for self-help and homework in therapy, because it is so important we work on ourselves every day to become who we want to be. I often recommend homework and self-help outside of the stated concern, because truly changing involves a broad look at ourselves. I strongly believe goals such as weight … Continue reading Tips for living a more meaningful life.
I previously discussed balanced goals in terms of short-, medium-, and long-term goals. The best goals are also balanced in terms of whole-life and overall wellness. Even if your main goal is weight loss, creating goals in other areas of importance in your life will create overall wellness, and help you reach your ultimate goal … Continue reading Balanced goals.
It can be difficult to set limits with loved ones or those close to you. Sometimes you may not even know what those limits need to be, or if or what would be helpful, you just know it does not feel good. If your interactions with others leave you feeling depressed, eating more, or getting … Continue reading Saboteurs.
Job burnout is a large cause of people feeling overwhelmed, and adding to the feeling reaching any personal goals is impossible. I often work with individuals on managing job stress. It is basically a critical need to learn to manage work and set healthy boundaries with employment. Unfortunately, many people cannot see the crisis it … Continue reading Job burnout.