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You NEED To Take a Day Off. Here’s Why: 

You NEED To Take a Day Off. Here’s Why: 

Motivation to excel, to achieve our goals, and to do well can be useful in helping us reach our dreams and feel successful. Yet, there’s a limit to how hard and how long we can push ourselves. Trying to “do it all” or drive ourselves too far without a break can lead to additional stress and unhealthy consequences. 

5 Survival Tips for When Life Throws a Curveball

5 Survival Tips for When Life Throws a Curveball

When life transitions take place, we often end up in ‘survival mode’. Life changing transitions can span a wide variety of events including moving, beginning a new job, expanding your family, getting married, getting divorced, losing a loved one, or any other situation that requires you to adapt to a new normal.

Life Is Overwhelming, But It Doesn't Have To Be

Life Is Overwhelming, But It Doesn't Have To Be

We can all sit here and say that there’s no shame in going to therapy. Frankly, that’s bull***t. There’s been a growing conversation in the last few years about removing the stigma from going to counseling, and this conversation is powerful and important. However, we’re still a long way from where we need to be. Here’s why:

Be Kind to Yourself: How to Increase Self-Compassion

Be Kind to Yourself: How to Increase Self-Compassion

Self-compassion practices are how we learn to be kind to ourselves, which in turn allows us to lower our stress levels and be more present in our day-to-day lives. Over time, you’ll notice that you’re happier with yourself and less stressed when life gets tough.

7 Ways to Be Better at Self-Care

7 Ways to Be Better at Self-Care

When we feel too busy, that’s exactly when we need to prioritize our self-care. It helps us feel better, be more productive, and handle the stress in a healthier way. Plus it helps us to be kinder and better people (translation: our family, friends, and colleagues can tolerate us!). Managing stress and anxiety is key to a happy and healthy life.

Why You’re Burned Out and What To Do

Why You’re Burned Out and What To Do

You’re not alone. In fact, you’re in good company. At any given time, the statistics showing the number of burned out professionals in the U.S. are shockingly high. Our culture has long promoted this as the standard vision of adulthood: functional adult = stress, anxiety and exhaustion.