Humans are communal creatures that crave deep bonds with others. Being socially linked with others can relieve stress, restlessness, depression, promote self-worth, establish community, and ward off alienation. However, many parents worry whether the bonds made by their children and teens online are meeting their kid’s social needs and where they need to draw the […]
Relationships, in general, can be confusing and hard to navigate. There are ups and downs in all relationships, be it with parents, siblings, partners, or as the title of our blog today suggests, in-laws. The relationship between a person and their in-laws is one of the most complex, contentious, and critical relationships in a lifetime. […]
How to approach hard subjects that can’t be avoided with kids (eg, grief,
loss, pain, assault) who have experienced or are impacted by it. Today’s blog has tips to help!
Bringing up the topic of your mental health at work can feel incredibly taboo. All too often, by the time you choose to bring up mental health concerns, it has become a dire scenario, and it already feels too difficult to function in the workplace. Waiting this long to take action provides little opportunity for […]
Holiday planning is made even more stressful due to pandemic panic. Our Chicago-based counseling center is able to help.
Sometimes you don’t know you’re lost until it’s time to find yourself again. You wake up, look around and nothing feels familiar. You’ve got to get back to yourself but you have no idea when you left. Everything is strange and new. The world feels fragile and so do you- but you’ve got to keep […]