Friday Five: Elevate Counseling Links

Friday 5: Mental Wellness

Check out what we’ve been reading to support your mental health:

If your idea of self-care is solely exercising until you are drenched in sweat or pushing yourself to the brink of exhaustion you could be at risk of burn-out. Check out this article about the art of, doing nothing, or what the Dutch call “Niksen” (Washington Post)

I’m often reminding clients that unless you’re Chris Angel, mind reading is an impossible task. If you’re the type to get stuck worrying about what your boss or best friend is thinking, focusing on your own thinking can help. (Psychology Today)

Many people find the sound of chewing bothersome, but for some, it goes beyond a minor annoyance. It can produce panic or rage. It’s called Misophonia and is related to an overactive sensory processing system. (Washington Post)

It’s so important for parents, educators, and students to understand the signs of dyslexia and find ways to help. That’s why MindShift published the Guide to Understanding Dyslexia. (Mindshift)  

Sharing personal information builds connection and deepens friendships.  But we are living in a time of unparalleled self-disclosure. How do you know when you’ve gone too far – or when someone else may be “sharing” with ulterior motives?  The Power Of Boundaries (Psychology Today)

Jamie Dana

Jamie Dana

Jamie Dana, MC, LPC, helps teens and adults overcome mental roadblocks and achieve their goals to live an elevated life. Specialties include research-based interventions to address stress and anxiety, trauma, self-esteem, eating issues and struggles of the gifted and high-achieving population. For more information about her techniques, services and additional resources to help you succeed, check her out at or follow us on Facebook and Instagram. You can also Contact her to schedule an initial appointment today