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Monthly Journal Prompts for New Year’s Resolutions

With the start of a new year, new possibilities and hope for positive change seem even more palpable. For many, this is the time of year when critical thinking takes place about what people want to change about this upcoming year, hence the popularization of New Year’s Resolutions. This newfound sense of motivation is refreshing … Continue reading Monthly Journal Prompts for New Year’s Resolutions

The Role of Emotions in Our Lives

Identifying and expressing emotions can be a hard feat, yet necessary for our mental well being, relationship satisfaction, and overall living a fulfilled life.  More than likely, if you did not grow up identifying or expressing emotions, this might be a new way of experiencing the world.  Chances are you probably know the more easily identifiable emotions … Continue reading The Role of Emotions in Our Lives

Tips on Overcoming Social Anxiety for All Ages

When there's uncertainty surrounding a situation or event, it can cause anxiety for many and especially when it has to do with socializing or interacting with others where fear of scrutiny is possible, this is known as social anxiety.  Social anxiety is something that children, adolescents and adults can experience in their daily lives and … Continue reading Tips on Overcoming Social Anxiety for All Ages

Mindfulness vs Grounding – What’s the Difference?

If you’ve done any exploration into managing your anxiety, you’ve probably come across these two words – mindfulness and grounding. Often, these terms are used interchangeably. Though they are similar, there is a subtle difference, and it can be helpful to know it. Let’s explore what these terms really mean and how they can be … Continue reading Mindfulness vs Grounding – What’s the Difference?

Combatting Anxiety and Burnout: The Importance of Self-Care

Anxiety and burnout are terms that individuals are likely familiar with, but what individuals may not be aware of is what these terms mean and how they are related. Symptoms of Anxiety Include: Restlessness Feeling keyed up or on edge Mental or physical fatigue Difficulty concentrating Mind going blank Irritability Muscle tension Sleep disturbance Anxiety … Continue reading Combatting Anxiety and Burnout: The Importance of Self-Care

Intimate Partner Violence Risk Factors and Prevention

Knowing the cycle of abuse, the types of abuse, and associated characteristics are important for anyone to know in order to enhance awareness and help those who might find themselves in an abusive relationship. It is important to identify common risks associated with intimate partner violence and those who perpetrate violence. While it may be … Continue reading Intimate Partner Violence Risk Factors and Prevention