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Coping with Trauma, Crisis and Tragedy

  Following the tragic events of the Movie Theater shooting, and other horrific events over the last decade or two, it is frequently difficult for individuals to cope with the feelings and anxiety that are elicited by those tragedies.  Regardless of whether you were witness to the scene, knew someone who was a victim of, [...]

Cultivating Hope

Victor Frankl, a famous psychologist, said that suffering without meaning equates to despair.  So how do we find meaning in our experiences? Knowing how to find meaning in challenges is one of the hallmarks of having hope.  So what can be done to foster this important attribute? Look for how you can take something positive [...]

Learning from Mistakes: A step in personal growth

We all make mistakes that we regret, but they are the impetus for personal growth. The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.-- John Dewey                                                                                                                             I think most people would agree, it is impossible to get through life without making mistakes; mistakes in judgment, mistakes in planning, mistakes [...]

Anxiety Trap

  Anxiety is an issue that plagues many individuals, impacting every aspect of their lives.  If you are one of those individuals, you are not alone.  Feelings of being frozen with fear of any multitude of things, unable to enjoy time with friends or family, or continually stressed by the need to leave the comfort [...]

Taking Time Outs

Have you ever had an argument with someone in which you became so angry that you said things you regretted, "lost your cool," or "dragged in everything but the kitchen sink"? Or maybe you have been on the receiving end of an argument like that.  Either way, it is the type of argument that leaves [...]