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5 Steps to Fight the Sunday Scaries

5 Steps to Fight the Sunday Scaries

Are You Scared of Sundays? Find Relief for Sunday Scaries (and Anxiety in General) With These 5 Steps! Dear Sundays, I love/hate you. Yes, you are the supposed day of rest YET you are also a day of stress. Sundays have seemed to turn into the day for grocery shopping, washing laundry, folding laundry, washing...

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10 Self-Care Tips for School Counselors

10 Self-Care Tips for School Counselors

Dear school counselors, Thank you, thank you, thank you. You fight diligently for our children to feel safe, heard, and supported. You often put your students’ needs before your own (bathroom breaks, lunch breaks, any form of break). You are sometimes incorrectly referred to as “guidance counselor” when that is not your title (you are...

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Life Moving Way Too Fast? Here Are 5 Tips to Slow Down Time!

Life Moving Way Too Fast? Here Are 5 Tips to Slow Down Time!

  “I can’t believe it is already mid-July” “[Insert name of child] has gotten so big! How did that happen? When did that happen??” “Today flew by. I feel like I got nothing done.” “I wrote down 2016 instead of 2017 on a document at work today.” “Was college really [amount of years since your...

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Is It Possible to Care TOO Much?

Is It Possible to Care TOO Much?

With three years of working with college students under my belt, I’ve heard students describe the necessity to stay up until 4 am, skip dinner and breakfast, and even skip showers to cram for an exam. I’ve also heard students explain their fear of telling friends “no, I can’t hang out tonight so I can...

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Grief, Loss, and Heartbreak

Grief, Loss, and Heartbreak

Let’s go back in time… I’m going to ask you a vulnerable and potentially scary favor: take a minute to think back to a time you truly felt heartbroken…whether this heartbreak was brought on by a breakup, a death of a dear friend or family member, or even the loss of a pet. Pick one....