Category: JOANNA GOULD

How to Cope with Graduation Anxiety

How to Cope with Graduation Anxiety

 To the Graduate: Congratulations on making it to this point! I know there are likely a mixed bag of emotions that are present for you. No more homework, exams, uncomfortable desks (well, hopefully at least), you are DONE! But then, at the same time, what now?! I imagine this is the point that for many […]

The Importance of Date Night

The Importance of Date Night

How do you like to spend your date nights? Dinner and a movie? Cocktails and dancing? Netflix and chill? Whatever your preference, these moments together have a far greater impact on your relationship than you might think! If you aren’t currently implementing a weekly date night, here are a few reasons why adding them to […]

Tips to help support your teen during the holiday season

Tips to help support your teen during the holiday season

Welcome to the holiday season! A time that is “supposed to be” cheerful and joyful but can also bring on feelings of anxiety, depression and stress for everyone, including our teens. We are living in very challenging times as we are still navigating COVID-19. For some, gatherings with loved ones may still not be possible […]

4 Tips to Build Resilience as your Office Re-opens

4 Tips to Build Resilience as your Office Re-opens We're Open sign

For many of us, our worlds are changing yet again as some offices begin to set ‘reopening’ dates. We are having to say goodbye to many months of working from home, and the new routines we have created. For most, the anticipation of transitions can bring on a variety of big feelings. Luckily, there are […]

Tackling Valentine’s Day

Tackling Valentine’s Day

As the notorious Valentine’s Day rears it’s head some people may notice an increase in their feelings of anxiety, depression, and loneliness. Valentine’s Day has a way of bringing into focus where we are in our relationships, which for some, leads to grief or disappointment.  Can you take back Valentine’s Day and find the childhood […]

“New Year New Me” and other BS

“New Year New Me” and other BS

Raise your hand if you ever made a new year resolution that somehow slipped to the way-side around February or March.  This is NOT a personal failure. Change is HARD.  And frankly, sustainable change doesn’t happen overnight, as much as we believe it might (or wish it would). Resolutions are great, don’t get me wrong. […]

How Can I Navigate Election Anxiety ?

How Can I Navigate Election Anxiety ?

It should come to no surprise that we are weeks away from our 2020 election. The political climate in the United States is HOT and no matter what side you stand on, the anxiety of what will come is REAL. The American Psychological Association (APA) has reported that 56% of Adults have reported increased levels […]

Relating to Your Teen in 2020

Relating to Your Teen in 2020

Parents of teenagers, this one’s for you! You’ve been stuck at home with your child for years… I mean…months now, and maybe you have noticed a change in your dynamics at home, or in your parent/child relationship.  Parenting through a pandemic is hard enough, but trying to relate to a teenager feels outright impossible! Let’s […]

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