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Resiliency

The ability to recover quickly from difficult situations; adapt well to adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or even significant sources of stress; and demonstrate positive responsiveness to challenging events.

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Coping with holiday stress: Keeping realistic expectations

For many people, this time of year brings hopes of beautiful moments with family and friends. For some, it also may be the start of the "season of stress." Get tips to set realistic expectations.

Kayla Wojciechowski, L.I.C.S.W. By Kayla Wojciechowski December 9, 2022

Resilience: Prepping for a busy holiday season

It's easy to get overwhelmed with the stress and chaos the holiday season brings. Get tips to make this year's season relaxing and enjoyable.

Lisa Hardesty PhDLP By Lisa Hardesty December 1, 2022

The space between grief and growth

Growth isn't easy, requiring pain along with joy. Discover why working through grief brings the opportunity to experience healing, peace and growth.

Jennifer Larson LaRue By Jennifer Larson LaRue November 23, 2022

Recharge with a planned mental health day

A mental health day isn't just a nap and a latte. It's intentional time away from stress and responsibilities to improve health and boost mood. Create a plan so you can get all the benefits.

Angela Theisen, L.C.S.W. By Angela Theisen October 4, 2022

7 tips to live a happier life

Do you feel sluggish or unmotivated? If so, it's time to develop an energy management plan to live a happier, healthier and more productive life.

Jolene Hanson LICSW By Jolene Hanson August 9, 2022

The W-Curve Model: Understanding a new college student’s experience

Freshman year of college is known for new experiences, but it also presents challenges. The W-Curve is an emotional pattern incoming students find themselves experiencing their first year in college.

Reese Druckenmiller LICSW By Reese Druckenmiller August 8, 2022

College students and depression: A guide for parents

Many college students struggle with depression or anxiety. As school resumes, talk about these conditions with your student, and brush up on symptoms and warning signs so you can step in with help.

Reese Druckenmiller LICSW By Reese Druckenmiller July 19, 2022

Fostering resiliency in children

Resiliency is the ability to become strong, healthy or successful after something bad happens. Learn how you can provide support and help build resiliency when children face bullying, illness or divorce.

Julie Conway MS LPC By Julie Conway June 16, 2022

How to create happiness

You can learn to be happy — or at least happier. Make a commitment to yourself to find happiness in each day. Use this list to get started.

June 15, 2022

Spiritual healing post-pandemic stress

Stress is affecting many people in the post-pandemic world. And higher levels of stress and anxiety may continue for some time. Learn how to use your spiritual life to manage stress and heal.

June 13, 2022

Manage your stress so it doesn’t manage you this summer

Summertime events, like graduations, family reunions and vacations, come with their own set of stressors. Learn what can you do to stress less and have more fun this summer.

Janice Schreier MSW By Janice Schreier June 6, 2022

Helping children feel safe

In the aftermath of gun violence, you may ask how you can help your children feel safe or reassure yourself that your children are safe. Here's how.

Janice Schreier MSW By Janice Schreier May 27, 2022