International Thank-You Day is celebrated each year on January 11th. The challenge for this month is for you to practice expressing gratitude by giving thanks to at least one person in your life.
The New Year brings the renewal of change for many people. This includes relationships. Perhaps you have taken time to reflect on your relationship—aspects that bring you safety, security, joy, pleasure, and happiness and aspects that leave you feeling uncertain, insecure, anxious, disappointed, and depressed.
Did you know that each letter in the work CARE represents important aspects of therapy at CARE Counseling?
According to the research, stress caused 57% of US respondents to feel paralyzed.
Americans are among the most stressed out in the world, putting us at 20 percentage points higher than the global average. By the end of 2023, topics weighing heavily on the minds of many are global conflicts, racism, racial injustice, inflation, and climate-related disasters.
Immature psychological development is defined by emotional immaturity a “tendency to express emotions without restraint or disproportionately to the situation.”
Holidays can deepen spirituality, honor historical and cultural traditions, increase feelings of belonging/ family-community connection, and celebrate shared values. The holidays can also be triggering for many folks. Even those who feel pretty good physically and emotionally can find that this time of year is more taxing on their mental health. It is important to check in with yourself and pay attention to signs that indicate additional support is needed.
If you are at a point where you are feeling stuck in life, there are options even when it feels like you are going nowhere. Imagine you are sitting in a car that is going nowhere. We are going to use this as an analogy of your life.
Caretaking for a person with significant health-related needs can take its toll on mental health.
We all need a break at times, especially for those balancing multiple roles and lacking time for self-care.