Coping Skills and Strategies

Mom’s Blog Contribution: Are You An Over-Apologizer?

The other day I met a friend for lunch.  She was running about 15 minutes behind schedule.  When she arrived, she immediately apologized for her tardiness (due to traffic, and still within what most would consider acceptable limits).  “No big deal,” I responded. Through the course of the meal, I noticed, that she also issued…

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A Letter To Students Coping With COVID-19

Elevate Counseling Megan Celestina

“Do you think we’ll still have prom?” Life in the COVID-19 pandemic I was hiking one weekend when I overheard a group of 4 teen girls talking about COVID-19 and prom. One of them asked, “do you think we’ll still have prom?” The others hesitantly chimed in, attempting to reassure their friend and themselves that…

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“Catastrophizing” life in the midst of COVID-19

Elevate Counseling Teletherapy

Feeling like it’s the end of the world… It had been one week since I’d been to the grocery store. I had just moved across the country from Arizona to Connecticut and needed some supplies. It’s very difficult with a cross-country move to haul what you need on a daily basis. You need every inch…

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Struggling To Catch Your Breath?

Coping with stress

The Toll Of Physical Stress And Emotional Stress “Brian” my “running buddy” (you may think differently when you hear my story), helps me demonstrate a good lesson about coping with stress in this video!   My takeaways for you today:  Coping skills are to cope. You can’t avoid problems altogether, but it does make it…

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