You don't want your life to be completely stress free, but you should know how to cope with stress. Try these three stress management techniques!video

3 Ways to Cope With Stress

People are feeling more stressed out than ever. The majority of people say they are stressed by things like money, work, the current political climate, violence and crime, and worries about the...
What is self-compassion? Self-compassion, in practice, involves identifying what we’re feeling and what we need to be kind to ourselves in that moment. Self-talk is very important as well!

How Self-Compassion Can Help You Reach Your Goals

Take a moment to think about the goals and resolutions you set for this past year:What approach did you take to meet those goals last year?
Beginner's mind is a mindfulness practice that asks us to approach old situations as if we were seeing them for the first time.video

How to Approach Situations With a Beginner’s Mind

"I know EXACTLY how this is going to go…"Maybe you've had this thought cross your mind during a meeting at work or when having a difficult conversation with...
The best way to get your child to stop being emotional is by letting your child process their emotions out loud. Parents, try to listen as much as you talk!video

Listen to Your Emotional Child

There are four things to keep in mind when dealing with an emotional child. This video will be talking about step number one.The first thing to keep in...
The "Start, Stop, Continue game allows family members to name the things that they want to change and appreciate the things they are doing right.video

Family Dynamic Game: Start, Stop, and Continue

Today I'm going to teach you a game that helps with family relationships. It is called "Start, Stop, and Continue."This is how it works.
Being prepared can make a massive difference in managing your stress. Implement these 10 mental health tips to create an unforgettable family Christmas!

10 Mental Health Tips for an Unforgettable Family Christmas and Holiday Season

1. Plan AheadBeing prepared can make a massive difference in managing your stress level. If you are traveling, make sure you have all the proper arrangements that you...
I recommend you volunteer this holiday season. Serving others can bring a level of joy and meaningfulness to the holidays.video

Volunteer This Holiday Season

For some people, the holidays aren't as a joyful time. Whether it be family issues or the season of gift giving might feel a little too materialistic for their taste.
Optimism is a confidence that future events will turn out well. It is a hopefulness that good things are ahead. There are many benefits of optimism...

The Big Benefits of Optimism: OMEGAS

Recently, Psych Bytes introduced a new series for young adults to help them live happier lives. Using the acronym “OMEGAS,” Dr. Dave Verhaagen provides a practical six-part plan to increase your sense...
One way to make the holiday season more positive is with an attitude of gratitude. An attitude of gratitude transitions perfectly appreciating...video

Make the Holiday Season More Positive with an Attitude of Gratitude

Make the Holiday Season More Positive with an Attitude of GratitudeOne way to make the holiday season more positive is with an attitude of gratitude. Some ways to...