How to Become a Morning Person

How to Become a Morning Person

Waking up early in the morning can difficult. The bed is warm, you are comfortable, turning off the alarm clock is easy, and an additional 5 minutes (which is shorthand for no less than 30 minutes) of sleep is an alluring idea. I’m sure that all of us have encountered this exact scenario many times […]

How to Improve Your Social Skills

How to Improve Your Social Skills

By William Schroeder, LPC I do a lot of work with clients who identify with difficulty with social skills. Some are on the spectrum and others are more introverted and have overactive brakes when it comes to taking risks socially. I have even had clients describe some awful social situations and bullying which made them averse […]

Tips to Make Moving Easier

Tips To Make Moving Easier

by Diana Schaefer, LCSW Whether you are moving next door, across town, across the country, or moving in with your partner, moving is a stressful affair. Moving is considered one of the top life stressors and I agree. Moving means change and most people dislike change because it disrupts their life and routines. It also […]

How Yoga Reduces Stress

How Yoga Reduces Stress

When it comes to anxiety and stress, yoga really can be magical. I have personally experienced radical changes in my life from practicing yoga daily. Anxiety can last for just a few moments when you experience a high level of stress, or it can be chronic and constant in your life. However, your anxiety manifests, […]

Ennui-kend – The Weekend Blues

Ennui-kend – The weekend blues

By Imran Riaz, PsyD Do you ever notice yourself feeling a little bummed out when the weekend comes? If so, you aren’t alone. The weekend is supposed to be filled with relaxation, enjoyment, and autonomy.  But some people experience a drop in mood at some point during the weekend. Ennui is a French word for […]

How to Procrastinate Efficiently

How to procrastinate efficiently

By: Laura Rifkin, LCSW On your mark, get set… I have been trying to write a blog post for over six months.  I almost finished one back in November, but I didn’t like how it was turning out and scrapped it before it even finishing.  Fast forward to last week when I had a phone […]