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How to Feel Less Depressed During the Holiday

How to Feel Less Depressed During the Holiday

Depression during the holiday season is not uncommon and can be especially difficult to manage. After all, this is supposed to be the happiest time of the year. Is it not? It’s everywhere you look in American society…holiday movies, books, and music is...
How to Adjust Your Superhero Cape During Turbulent Times

How to Adjust Your Superhero Cape During Turbulent Times

The only thing that is constant is change. These words ring just as true 1,500 years after they were first spoken by Heraclitus in ancient Greece. My love for Greek philosophy aside…my career has taken some very dramatic twist and turns over the past 3 years and...
New Counseling Games and Activities + Coping Skills Freebie

New Counseling Games and Activities + Coping Skills Freebie

Well, summer is in full swing and I’ve been busy finishing some of my projects that got pushed to the back burner during this past school year. I’m super excited to use my new games and activities next year!!! You can check them out below. Don’t...
Counseling, Coping Skills, and Crocheting: OH MY!

Counseling, Coping Skills, and Crocheting: OH MY!

How are you with practicing self-care? Do you take the time to recharge your batteries or do you give and give until you pass out from sheer exhaustion? People who take care of others are sometimes the worst practitioners of self-care. We get into the business of...
18 Coping Skills: Strategies for Children and Teens

18 Coping Skills: Strategies for Children and Teens

Coping skills have been a pretty popular topic for discussion over on The Helpful Counselor Facebook Page. So many great ideas were shared that I thought it would be a good to write a coping skills blog post to have them in one place. 🙂 Here are some of the great...
20 Tips to Reduce School Anxiety

20 Tips to Reduce School Anxiety

Tears, screaming, kids running for the door…yup, it’s the beginning of a new school year! So what can you do to reduce school anxiety and help your students transition more smoothly into the new school year? To answer this question I am borrowing from the Circle of...

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