Bringing A Little Humor to your Mother’s Day

Laughter is important for great relationships and to enjoy life. So enjoy laughing with your mother over these jokes about motherhood this Mother’s Day…. What happened to the baby? For weeks, a six-year old boy kept telling his first-grade teacher about the baby brother or sister that was expected at … Read More

What Women Really Want on Valentine’s Day

The day comes very year and men all across American are asking the same question “What do I get her for Valentine’s Day?”. So this year I’m going to give you some tips to answer this question and learn a little about the woman you care about. To answer this … Read More

Is it time for a new beginning?

You can do that you know. As the end of the old year comes to a conclusion one can make New Year resolutions, vows, promises and a host of other pledges which one has the greatest of intentions to keep. However, what do they all mean if the intent is … Read More

Holiday Memorials

The holidays can stir up many different thoughts and feelings. They can remind us of great times we shared with friends and loved ones. How we remember the past has a lot to do with the ways in which we react to situations today. The positive experiences of the past, … Read More

Holiday Stress Inoculation

If only we could alleviate stress as easily as a vaccine in which we would no longer be susceptible to anxiety at all during the holidays.  (The lines would be long and inventory short.) Here are a few strategies to help you prepare for the stress.  First, think about all … Read More

Holiday Stress

When was your last frustrating moment?  We all have them.  Mine was about a minute ago when I could not find my reading glasses. Did you know that the average person faces around 30 frustrations each day. They add up rather quickly.  Usually (for me, anyway) there are stressors simply … Read More

Surviving Going Home for the Holidays

When the holidays arrive many people go home to spend time with family and friends, some travel across town and others travel across the country to be with loved ones. For some adults going home can be bitter sweet; looking forward to family traditions, but not wanting the family drama … Read More

Holiday Self-Care Strategies

Many clients seem to struggle a bit when I ask them about what they do to take care of themselves. Often we put ourselves at the very bottom of the to do list and prioritize everyone else instead. There is so much we know we should be doing, but are … Read More

Holiday Q & A

Holiday Questions and Answers: Family, Work, Gifts, and Eating Disorders During the holidays, people are always asking us at GROW questions about family, work, gifts, etc. So, here are a few general questions and some answers we might offer to some clients.  Gifts, meals, and family time can be stressful … Read More