Anxiety

What is Mindfulness and How to Practice It?

by Melanie Brosnan, LCPC 5 Senses Mindfulness Meditation Have you ever felt anxious, overwhelmed, depressed, or simply out of sorts? All too often we find ourselves thinking of multiple things at a time, focusing on several different projects, trying to manage it all. However, this type of lifestyle can lead to extreme stress and burnout. […]

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How to Manage the Stress of Post-Pandemic Re-Openings

By Aida Kaewwilai, LPC, ALMFT Pandemic Stress. Do you find yourself feeling more stressed about reopenings than excited? Fear not, as there are steps to take in managing some of this stress. With the majority of people in the U.S. now receiving the COVID-19 vaccination, many businesses that have been closed are now finally reopening […]

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Creating a Manageable Work-Life Balance for Parents in Challenging Times

Melanie Brosnan, LCPC Work-Life Balance Imagine this scene: You awake from your already disrupted sleep by your crying infant to begin what seems like the umpteenth day of the work-childcare balancing act. You stumble out of bed to console your child, then wander into the kitchen to have a “healthy” breakfast of a granola bar […]

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The Pandemic: How to Manage Feelings of Loss and Grief

By Leanna Alonso, LSW Coping with Anxieties.​ Every individual on this planet has experienced the feeling of losing something or someone and having to grieve that loss – especially during the pandemic. It would be difficult to believe anyone who says he or she has had no feelings of anger, loneliness, isolation, anxiety, or sadness […]

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When it Comes to Calming Anxiety, Practice Makes Perfect

5 Ways to Calm Yourself When you are Feeling Anxious. Have you ever practiced calming your anxious thoughts and feelings? If not, it might be time to come up with a routine to lessen your anxiety. It isn’t uncommon, especially during the current COVID pandemic, for the uncertainty around so many aspects of life to […]

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