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CULTIVATING RESILIENCE: Social Support

CULTIVATING RESILIENCE: Social Support

Understanding Social Support We all have to learn how to weather the storm, and part of going through tough times effectively is by being able to enlist the help of supportive family and friends. How well do you garner social support when you need it? One aspect of...
CULTIVATING RESILIENCE: Will

CULTIVATING RESILIENCE: Will

What Is Willpower? Many people have experienced a moment when they feel a rush of motivation, energy, or intensity to do something or accomplish a goal. Whether it be getting that last minute homework assignment completed or  wrapping up that task at work to finally...
CULTIVATING RESILIENCE: Optimism

CULTIVATING RESILIENCE: Optimism

Resilience Resilience is an incredibly important part of coping with the difficulties of life. Our ability to ‘spring’ back from mentally and emotionally taxing experiences, gives us more space and opportunities to live our life to its fullest. Thankfully, our ability...
Problem Solving With Anxiety

Problem Solving With Anxiety

What Exactly Is Anxiety? Anxiety is a helpful reaction that signals to us that something wrong and that we may be in danger. It tells us when we need to be alert and focused so that we can be prepared and survive. Unfortunately, anxiety can transform into an...
When Faced With Unemployment

When Faced With Unemployment

if you’ve recently changed vocations or suprisingly become unemployed, you’ll know that unemployment is an unpredictable experience. Our careers and jobs are an important source of income and financial stability, but they’re also a significant part of our...
Welcoming the New Year

Welcoming the New Year

2019 is coming around the corner and it can be an exciting or anxiety provoking thought! Many of us will be reflecting back on good and/or painful memories from this past year and it can definitely set the tone for the upcoming year, especially with New Year’s...