Boundaries 101

Boundaries are an important component of all relationships and a topic that is not often thought about on a regular basis. Establishing boundaries in romantic relationships, friendships, in the workplace with co-workers, and while parenting children is essential to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Boundaries aid in creating general personal safety and protection. However, setting and maintaining boundaries requires both effort and practice. While it may…

The Benefits of Journaling

Journaling has long been cited as a positive coping skill in the world of mental health. Many clinicians encourage the practice as a way to manage anxiety, reduce stress, and track mental health symptoms. For some, getting into the practice of journaling can feel like a daunting task. Below are a few prompts overcome that fear and spark your journaling inspiration. How have you changed…

New Year, Positive Stress

  Most of us think of stress or the activities and tasks in life that cause stress as bad or negative experiences that have a mental and physical impact on the mind and body. This type of negative stress is referred to as “distress”, which is more commonly talked about on a daily basis. However, stress can be positive, meaningful, and help contribute to achievements…