Take time to explore which family bonding activity works best for your family and notice how making space for family time can impact your feelings of connectedness.
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
The hustle and bustle of our everyday world does not allow for much silence. Whether we are engaged in a conversation, listening to the radio or watching television, or hearing the hum of background noise in a crowded place, it is rare for us to find time in our day … Read More
Though research indicates 40% of what we worry about does not ever happen , and 30% of our worries are related to the past, anxiety continues to be a daily struggle for many people. The “what if” questions that often accompany anxiety prevent us from stepping out of our comfort … Read More
The feelings that often accompany depression include loneliness, apathy, and lack of motivation. Becoming lost in our thoughts and feeling stuck are common experiences for those struggling with depression. People use a variety of coping skills to manage their depression, including journaling, joining a support group, listening to music, and … Read More
Medical professionals emphasize the importance of daily sunlight exposure for our mental health, but did you know that indoor lighting can also have a significant impact on mental health? We tend to spend the majority of our day surrounded by artificial lighting, whether it be at the office, at school, … Read More
Loneliness is now considered a public health crisis that affects more than 30% of people living in the United States. People ages 18-24 report the highest rate of loneliness, with older adults and veterans reporting loneliness rates that closely follow. The negative impact of loneliness on one’s health is comparable … Read More
Do you ever feel as though punishing your child for misbehavior results in more misbehavior? When a child misbehaves, a parent’s natural response is to punish the child. However, research indicates that punishment is often ineffective, and results in the child engaging in behavior that is opposite from what is … Read More