Coping.

Here is a long list of coping/distraction techniques. Read through them, write down ones you may consider, or print out and check them off. Refer to this when you are feeling down, bored, or tempted to eat! Healthy coping and distraction are a must for getting through some tough moments on this journey! http://www.lmgroeszpsychotherapy.com/uploads/9/7/5/2/9752967/big_list_of_activities.pdf If you … Continue reading Coping.

“I don’t have any support.”

"I don’t have any support from loved ones" is something I often hear when people believe they cannot meet their goals, or find themselves having a hard time with their goal. And unfortunately, they may be right, they may not have good support. Some people have a hard time asking for support, or communicating needs to someone who could be supportive, … Continue reading “I don’t have any support.”

Focus.

Focus is important in many aspects of life to keep us driven and working toward a goal. Getting through school work, work-work, spending  quality time with your kiddo/partner/friend at the end of a long day... the list goes on. Focus is also very important for reaching your wellness goals. I have spent some time here talking about focusing … Continue reading Focus.

Adjust for the unforeseen.

As my 5-year-old's hearing progressively declines, and his ability for listening, learning, and understanding therefore declines with it, mommy's stress level progressively inclines! It has also meant mommy is back in college to learn sign language - another place I never dreamed I'd be again! None of this can be planned for, nor can knowing … Continue reading Adjust for the unforeseen.

Pregnancy.

Pregnancy is a difficult time for many reasons. Anxiety is prevalent because of all of the unknowns. Will the baby be okay? Will I be able to raise a child? Will I be a good parent? Will I ever sleep again? Will I know what to do? Will I love the baby? Will the baby … Continue reading Pregnancy.