In recognition of Counseling Awareness Month (April) and Mental Health Awareness Month (May), this week's #WellnessWednesday blog will focus on overcoming the stigma of seeking counseling services. Unraveling the Stigma We take sick days when we don't feel well and go to the doctor when are symptoms are difficult to manage (scratchy sore throat, stomach pain, back pain) and readily take antibitics and medication to feel better, yet few of us immediately schedule a therapy ap
Remember keeping a journal or diary in high school, full of your inner most thoughts, feelings, hopes and dreams, trials and tribulations? Perhaps it came with a lock and key or the word PRIVATE was written across the front. Fast forward several years, do you still find yourself journaling? If not, why did you stop? As a teen, did writing help you feel better or provide sense of peace and comfort? Have life responsibilities or other priorities taken over? According to K
Love coffee, HULU and late night creativity? Does the thought of going to bed at 10pm deeply disturb you? How do you feel the morning after a Law & Order, SVU, Grey's Anatomy, Scandal and HULU marathon? Are you sleeping through the night or tossing and turning, and can't go back to sleep? LATE NIGHT BENEFITS As children we were penalized for being tardy to class; as adults we are told we need to arrive early to be on time and that we should be able to get to work by 8am.