May 25, 2022

Healthy Ways to Handle Life’s stressors

When stress becomes unmanageable, try these evidence-based tools to tackle it in healthy ways. Stressful experiences are a normal part of life, and the stress response is a survival mechanism that primes us to respond to threats. Some stress is positive: Imagine standing in front of a […]
April 26, 2022

Real Love and Social Media Are you spending more time on your mobile device than the time you spend actually interacting with your partner or your spouse? Has your relationship taken a bad turn as you make choices between real love and social media?  If so, you wouldn’t be […]
March 26, 2022

How to handle the trauma of war from afar

Psychologists offer advice on managing stress around the conflict. Since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, the media have been flooded with broadcasts and images of a country under siege. Stress and concern about the conflict is widespread, especially for those with loved ones in […]
January 27, 2022

Seasonal Affective Disorder

When daylight hours start to decrease and it gets colder outside many people may find themselves experiencing symptoms resembling depression. For some the symptoms are relatively brief. Tempers may seem shorter for parents stuck inside with cranky or sick children and an increased sense of […]
December 22, 2021

Managing expectations

Everyone has a vision of the perfect holiday, but when reality fails to live up to the dream, stress can result. Here are some tips to help you manage your expectations this holiday season: Set realistic expectations. No Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or other holiday celebration is […]
September 30, 2021

Dark clouds, silver linings

While most Americans cited negative effects of the COVID pandemic on their lives and relationships, there were upsides for many. 89%Percentage of Americans who reported at least one negative change in their lives, jobs, finances, or relationships as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. But 73% also mentioned […]