During the holiday season, we tend to shift our focus from work and daily responsibilities to time spent with family and friends. For most, it is a welcomed respite from the monotony of the work week. However, for some, this time of year can stir up problematic symptoms of anxiety and depression. Read more
Month: December 2017
At approximately 3 pm on Thanksgiving Day, it seems as if the holiday season swings into high gear.
Before you know it, seasonal decorations are up everywhere and holiday sales — too good to pass up –can be found at every turn!
When the calendar turns and December is upon us, many people feel overwhelmed with the holiday season and don’t enjoy it as much as they should. Family and work functions as well as financial stress are some of the most commonly reported stressors during the holiday season.
While we can’t avoid all stress, the following four tips can help you reduce pressures, avoid the blues, and maybe even enjoy yourself this season! Read more
Sexual harassment is something that is front and center in the media.
It is something that has gone on in the darkest corners of our society and sometimes, right in front of us. Read more
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