Category Self Growth

10 Tips to Overcome Holiday Stress

  Holidays Can Be Stressful! Are you ready to de-stress? 1.    Set realistic expectations.The greatest way to find disappointment in the holiday season is to set unrealistic expectations. If we focus on having a “perfect” holiday or on competing with…

Food for Anxious Thought: Certain Foods and Activities Calm Anxiety and PTSD

We all have our ‘comfort foods’ that we gravitate toward when we are more anxious, tense or fearful. What we may not know is that some of those foods may ultimately make our anxiety worse or put us on a…

6 Tips for Dealing With ‘Empty Nest Syndrome’ Before and After it Occurs

Children Leaving Home Brings on Emotions for Everyone ‘Empty Nest Syndrome‘ is not a diagnosis but it does describe the grief or sadness many parents feel when children leave their family home to pursue their own lives. If we have…