By Grant Stenzel, MS Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Being stubborn is a two-way street: we can either use it to defend ourselves and our opinions, or we can use it in other, more destructive ways. Either way, learning the two faces of stubbornness can help you assert yourself and achieve your goals while maintaining a calm and
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Anxiety affects millions of us. Thankfully, there are easy things you can do to lessen its impact. Jennifer Stenzel explains in this video.
By Grant Stenzel, MS Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor What do you do when depression establishes itself in your daily routine? Your feelings aren’t wrong, and they should be addressed as needed. The most important thing is to recognize sadness and depression for what they are, and realize that it’s entirely acceptable to ex
Anxiety affects millions of us. Thankfully, there are easy things you can do to lessen its impact. On top of medications or therapy, you can also try: Relaxation: deep breathing and meditation. Exercise: pushing your body quiets your brain. Optimism: pursue humor and laughter. Need someone to talk to about your anxiety?
At some point in our careers, we’re all bound to lose a job through no fault of our own. Even knowing that, it is still a major shock when it happens to you. It’s very important to understand that it is okay to feel sadness and depression at this time. That is normal. In fact, many job search firms suggest taking some time off to deal
By Grant Stenzel MS Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor The Declaration of Independence gives three examples of unalienable rights: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. This phrasing shows amazing insight. It says we have the right to “seek” happiness, not to “possess” it. Our Founding Fathers had the wisdom to know tha