Earning Credit for being “A Parent” in Unprecedented Times

Earning Credit for being “A Parent” in Unprecedented Times Written by a local and recognized family therapist, but shared as personal experience.  April 21, 2020 Resa Hayes, MA, LPC, NCC I really like to be prepared for the “what ifs” of everything.  I always have first aid kits in every car and medicine cabinet.  When

“Discipline Looks Different in a Pandemic”

Discipline Looks Different in a Pandemic It might seem strange to respond to misbehavior with support and empathy, but kids right now need “much more compassion than ever before.” By Melinda Wenner Moyer April 17, 2020 My kids have been building a lot of forts lately, and their passion for the endeavor is equal parts

January 2020 Mental Health Awareness Calendar

DOWNLOAD FULL 2020 CALENDAR Mental Wellness Month National Mentoring Month  National Blood Donor Month Birth Defects Prevention Month Week No Name Calling Week (Jan. 20-24) Day Human Trafficking Awareness Day (Jan. 11) Global Family Day (Jan. 1) National Clean Off Your Desk Day (Jan. 13) National Fun At Work Day (Jan. 28)

Building Resiliency with Self-Care

A key way to maintain good behavioral health hygiene is to build resiliency into your daily life. Resilience is your ability to handle adversity – when life gives you lemons, are you face down on the floor or already looking up recipes for lemon-meringue pie? In the former case, a lack of resiliency represents no

How Stress Can Improve Your Well-Being

How Stress Can Improve Your Well-Being Everyone experiences stress. It’s a ubiquitous part of modern life. We stress over our jobs, our families, our social lives, our education, our health, our finances – the list could go on and on. It seems that everyone is on a never-ending quest to eliminate stress from their lives.

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