Posts for Stress

Managing COVID-19: Tips for Families with Children/Teens

Deer Park IL counselor, Depression, Emotions, Families, Family, IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Parents, Play Therapy, Relationships, Self-care, Stress, Teens, Uncategorized April 11, 2020

Prior to social distancing, it was easier for families to overlook each other’s anxiety. Enter COVID-19: the virus that the…

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Next Exit: Self-care

Chicago IL Counselor, Deer Park IL counselor, Emotions, For Counselors, IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Self-care, Stress, Uncategorized October 26, 2019

When was the last time you’ve done something nice for yourself? For many, finding time for ourselves seems like a…

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Elusive Empathy: Rethinking Domestic Violence

Conflict, Couples, Emotions, For Counselors, IL Counselor, Lake Zurich IL, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Relationships, Stress, Trauma, Uncategorized, Vernon Hills IL, Vernon Hills IL Counselor September 25, 2019

Given the sensitive nature of the topic, I believe it is prudent to open with a clear statement. This post…

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But What if…?

Anxiety, Emotions, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Relationships, Stress, Uncategorized, Vernon Hills IL Counselor January 17, 2019

But What if… Exploring the Role of Anxiety in Your Life Our culture is obsessed with safety. There are alarm…

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Taming the Anxiety Beast

Anxiety, Emotions, McHenry IL Counselor, Stress January 3, 2017

“I Can’t stop thinking about it… I’m like a hamster in a wheel… My body feels electric.” Anxiety (defined as worry,…

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Mental Benefits of Exercise

Anxiety, Depression, Fitness, Mental Wellness, Stress May 20, 2016

Let me start off by saying I am in no way a fitness guru, but I do experience the mind/body…

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Combating Stress

Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Stress May 7, 2014

Why is it when life gets stressful we cut out the very things that energize us, leaving us feeling more…

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