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Posts Tagged ‘coping with stress’

Coping with Grief During the Holidays

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By Rita Rippentrop, MDiv Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

coping with grief

Getting through the holidays while grieving can be a big challenge. It’s common to get flooded with memories at holidays, and many worry about being a “downer” or crying at holiday gatherings, where there are expectations of good cheer.Read the rest →

How To (Finally) Reduce Money Related Stress

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This world is filled with stressors and triggers, and one of the most universal stems from money. money related stressNow, there are practically infinite resources out there with concrete tips for money management.

Dave Ramsey has very popular and effective advice, as do financial advisors and other professionals that can help you make a plan and stick to it.… Read the rest →

Parenting Teens About Performance-Based Stress

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Parenting Teens About StressPeople are often surprised when I tell them how much pressure many kids in DuPage County face. They picture the area as quiet and idyllic, a welcome break from the noise of Chicago.

In some ways, they’re right. There are wonderful communities here filled with families and parents who try as best they can.… Read the rest →

Our Therapists’ Favorite Self-Care Reminders

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Life gets overwhelming from time to time.

In those moments, it’s good to breathe deep, give yourself a break and remember how important self-care is.

The therapists at Stenzel Clinical wrote down some of their favorite self-care reminders, and we filmed the results.… Read the rest →

Handling Office Bullies Like an Adult

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Business TeamWhen people think about bullying, the schoolyard is likely what comes to mind. However, there could be issues in the break room as well. Adults can be just as big (if not bigger) of a bully as children and these issues may come to light in an office setting.… Read the rest →

From ‘Surviving’ to ‘Thriving’: Simple Tips for Managing Stress

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aly-webster-imgBy: Aly Webster

When it comes to managing the stress of everyday life, it may seem as though we have little to no control. The bills will continue to come, deadlines will continue to pass, your professional and family responsibilities will always be demanding and there will never be more hours in the day.… Read the rest →