Life has very difficult moments, and reactions to these moments can be feelings of sadness, anger, regret, depression, etc. Then there's the worrying. Worrying about what will happen next. Will things get better or worse? I'm guilty of doing more than my fair share of worrying over such things. For this Self-Care Sunday, I would … Continue reading Cast Your Worries
When high school began, fitting in was a high priority for me. I tried to be especially nice to the 'popular kids', hoping they would like me. As time went by and I became more focused on choosing what college to go to, what my major would be, and just generally thinking about the future. … Continue reading Worried About What Others Think?
April is stress awareness month, and has been recognized as such every April since 1992. Of course I’ve been recognizing my own stress since at least 1981! I suppose a better title would be ‘Stress education month’, since that’s really the point. Stress is a constant in our lives, but there are moments when our … Continue reading Is Your Stress Level Out of Balance?