The problems that you face in your everyday life don’t disappear when you walk through the door of your workplace. However, when you are at work, you are expected to leave those problems behind. With the combined stress of life and your job, it can be hard not to just blow up and destroy everything [...]

How many times have you been told that the best way to manage your stress is to indulge in some self-care? Most likely quite a few, as it has been a hot topic for several years. While self-care is not a fix for more serious issues or prolonged stress in your life, making time for [...]

If you are a parent or someone who works with children, you know that dealing with children is hard. Children of all ages present their own special frustrations that make us want to give up and wonder why we chose to have (or work with) children in the first place. Young children are huge balls [...]

As the workday seems to get longer, and the time you have for relaxation seems to get shorter, it can be easy to shut down and not want to do anything for the rest of the day. However, even if you want to lock yourself away from the rest of the world after a long [...]

Since the recession of the late-2000s Americans have felt an increased societal pressure to stay busy and be worth something. With this heightened sense of busyness it’s not surprising that so many people are having a tough time with relationships. Work, children, and other obligations often eclipse the romantic relationships that we cherish but don’t [...]

Finding Your Purpose in Life

Growing up, you probably heard the question, “What do you want to do when you grow up?” You were most likely asked that question at a young age, and it is quite a question to pose to someone who can barely be trusted to take care of a goldfish. You then go through life with [...]

As a parent, it might be difficult to admit to yourself that your child needs some extra help or attention. You try to do everything you possibly can for your child, but sometimes it’s wise to seek professional help when things just don’t seem right. Of course, it can be hard to let go of [...]

The winter holidays are over, and as much as you might want to get away from your family and back to your friends, the classes and work that await you are not necessarily things to be excited about. The second semester can signal the beginning of the end for graduating students or just another semester [...]

Have you ever found yourself feeling more “down” in the winter time? Are you lacking energy that you usually have during the rest of the year and have no idea what is causing the change? This change during the winter can be known as the Winter Blues, and it affects more people than you may [...]

As the holidays arrive, families travel near and far to gather together to celebrate. As much as we may love to see our family and spend the holidays with those we love, it can be a bit stressful. Some of us, no matter how much we love our family, have a hard time being around [...]