Cornerstone Counseling is dedicated to supporting our clients and our community in this time of unprecedented uncertainty. We know that many of you have been affected by the recent events related to COVID-19, and it can be difficult to manage all of the changes that have occurred. When the unexpected happens, it is common for anxiety levels to increase; and although it is normal to feel this way at a time like this, there are ways to manage it in a healthy manner.
Regardless of how the changes in life emerge, it is important for you to know how to best cope with those life adjustments and the many emotions that come with them. This will help you to better adapt to the new occurrences in your life while maintaining a healthy and balanced routine.
Although it is one of the most joyous seasons, it can be hard to find balance and set boundaries on the many indulgences you encounter. Here are some tips on how to set some holiday boundaries so that you can start 2020 off strong!
Suicide is a tricky topic to navigate and it can be uncomfortable to discuss it with others but studies have shown that acknowledging suicidal thoughts and discussing them can significantly reduce those feelings and actions. Using the five steps outlined here, the hope is that a small conversation or effort could make a big difference for someone who may be struggling with suicidal considerations.
Mass shootings and gun violence have become all too common in our society and unfortunately some of that activity has breached the walls of our schools. Here is a quick guide on how to lead a productive and encouraging conversation with children as they head back to school this year.
It is likely that at some point you have known someone with ADHD. It is also likely that you have heard the term ADD used in tandem with ADHD. These diagnoses are quite commonly discussed and are often aligned together in conversation. So, what is the difference between the two? Many people are not sure, so here is a little information on the terms and how they differ from one another.
All too often we see individuals putting their growth and healing second to other things in life, and during summertime that behavior is even more common. It is easy to become distracted by day to day activities, but when you aren’t taking the time and energy to focus on your healing it can significantly slow or harm your progress. In order to continue getting the most out of your therapy, here are some ways that you can be your best advocate throughout this process.
There are many disorders that affect different areas of mental health and there is no finite treatment or prevention plan to cover all of them equally. However, you can take steps to improve the health and resiliency of your brain. Here is an overarching strategy for how you can create a healthier mind.
One of the leading reasons that people are unable to adapt to change is lack of resources, so we hope that you will continue to use Cornerstone as a resource throughout your many life ventures. Give us a call today if we can help with your journey towards successful life changes.
There is one week left to sign up for Cornerstone Counseling's new Grief Group. In light of this new course, we wanted to focus this month's blog on why seeking therapy for grief is beneficial and useful.