Posts Tagged ‘anxiety’

Building Resiliency In Our Kids

fostering resilience in our kids

“Persistence and resiliency only come from having been given the chance to work through difficult problems.”― Gever Tulley There are uncertainties that are part of growing up in the complex world in which we live. While we may reflect upon the yesteryears fondly as adults, the truth is, at times, childhood can be anything but…

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Creating A New Definition Of “Success”

You are more than your achievements. Not too long ago, my son came home disappointed about his performance on a standardized English test. Although he did very well, he had received perfect scores in previous years and felt that anything less was unacceptable. This striving for achievement, while impressive, was also misguided. In short, his…

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5 Grounding Tips To Find Your MECCA

Finding Balance Through MECCA Grounding Techiques

“Our Life Is Shaped By Our Mind, For We Become What We Think.” -Buddha This year has challenged each of us to find new ways to cope with unimaginable change and overwhelming uncertainty. We have had to make daily adjustments to the ways we live, learn, and work in order to get by. These unexpected…

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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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“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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