Are you feeling stressed or anxious about the holidays? You’re not alone. While a little holiday stress is expected any year, it's normal if you’re feeling more concerned than usual about get-togethers, safety and your health this winter.
[Image description: Two people hold their phones and illustrations of hearts float between them.] A lot has shifted during this pandemic — whether you are working from home, visiting with loved ones electronically and/or ordering your groceries online, you’ve probably had to make some adjustments. The same is true for dating. Because there are no longer opportunities…
While we are starting to understand COVID-19 better than a few months ago, there are still some uncertainties. One of the main sources of confusion is how to differentiate COVID-19 from other illnesses that have similar symptoms such as the flu, allergies and the common cold. Here are some differentiators.
When you have decided you want to start therapy, you may know what topics you’d like to cover and the kinds of services that would be most useful and effective. However, you may also feel uncertain and a little bogged down by all the options. The fact that you’ve decided to start therapy is a big first step. The next step is finding the right therapist for you — someone you’re comfortable with and who can help support your needs. Follow these suggestions to navigate the search and ultimately find the best fit.
Whether you enjoy golf, gardening or playing with your grandchildren, taking care of yourself can help you do the things you love — longer. Healthy aging involves a lot of changes, many of which you may not expect. While all these changes are completely natural, there are some tips you can keep in mind to make sure you are staying healthy throughout the process.
When you see a friend or family member struggling, it’s natural to want to help. But it can be hard to know what to say — and what not to say — especially if your loved one’s crisis involves their mental health. How can you approach such a sensitive topic in a way that feels thoughtful and supportive?