Everyone has bad days. Some days are definitely worse than others, but even just little issues can bubble up and bring up feelings of stress and frustration. Despite having unfortunate problems popping up during the day, there is still a way to salvage the rest of it. Here are some things that you can do to help make a bad day an okay one: Radical Acceptance: Sometimes things just happen, there is no rhyme or reason for it. One way to look at these random occurrences is t
As a therapist, I often encourage my clients to work on their self-care. Self-care is an integral part of healing, maintaining, and working on good mental health. If you have been around the internet at all in the last several years, then you know that self-care has also become a trendy topic outside of the therapist office. However, the version of self-care that is often advertised online and in magazines is not the self-care that your therapist is asking you to work on.
During the holidays, our attention is often split between shopping, work, and Christmas celebrations. With all of the distractions and expectations, we can easily become engrossed and overwhelmed by all there is to do. Despite the reason for the season, we become stressed and distant from those who matter. Here are a few tips to stay present during this time of year: Put down your phone: An easy way to stay engaged with your friends and family is to put away your phone. W