A good way to manage fear responses is to maintain regular, consistent self-care practices when we are not in fearful situations.
During this quarantine, I decided to pick up a couple of books that I have added to my shelf in the past year or so; books you see repeatedly as a reminder that it’s one you really want to read. One of those books was JP Pokluda’s Welcome to Adulting. … Read More
If you are human, you—like all of us—experience different stressors. I wish that we didn’t, but we do. One concept is especially helpful to consider when we think about how we each handle the stressors. It comes from an article that I recently saw by John Townsend, who you might … Read More
Times feel uncertain. During uncertainty, our actions need to be intentional. Thriving in this season is possible by implementing a few daily, simple self-care strategies. Our team at GROW Counseling has developed some resources designed to help you thrive during this difficult time. These tools will help you stay grounded … Read More
We’ve all been told over the years that exercise has so many benefits for our mind, body, and soul. Researcher Wendy Suzuki is a neuroscientist who began investigating the correlation between exercise and the brain after she recognized in her own life what the impact of a more sedentary life … Read More
Earlier this month, I attended a workshop where the leader reminded us that we will soon be closing out a decade and entering a whole new time period. He asked us to share some of the biggest things that stood out from the last 10 years, and then encouraged us … Read More
Can true love be found through online dating? Yes No Maybe All of the above—This is the answer For some, online dating and dating apps will be a part of your love story (it’s part of mine). For others, this dating world may be full of cringe-worthy stories (I have … Read More
“Burnout has been described as the biggest occupational hazard of the twenty-first century,” writes Paula Davis-Laack. Merriam-Webster defines burnout as “exhaustion of physical or emotional strength or motivation usually as a result of prolonged stress or frustration.” Burnout could be related specifically to work, or the combination of work and … Read More