Posts Tagged ‘tips and tricks’

Mom’s Blog Contribution: Creating Space For Different Opinions

Elevate Counseling: Communicating Through Different Opinions

The teen years are a time when, developmentally, we challenge social and organizational constructs (and often our parents) in an effort to gain independence. Teens often try on many different hats, expressing strong opinions about topics (even if you feel they have little life experience to understand their deeply felt views). Our current environment is…

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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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Friday 5: COVID-19 TIPS

Elevate Counseling: Corona Virus Resources

Life disruptions and the uncertainty related to the COVID-19 (Corona Virus) outbreak have many people understandably anxious. If you or members of your family are feeling stressed, check out these resources gathered by Elevate Counseling’s clinicians! Looking for a way to talk with your child about COVID-19? Education reporter, Cory Turner, asked experts what kids…

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