Stress

It’s natural to feel anxious during pregnancy. But if you were (or are) pregnant during COVID-19, that anxiety was probably even more intense. During pregnancy, you went through a lot of physical and mental changes. One month you felt sick to your stomach but happy and excited for your new baby. The next month you… Read more

How to Recognize & Manage Postpartum Anxiety (PPA) Bringing a baby into the world is anxiety-inducing even at the best of times, but in the middle of the uncertainty and strife of a pandemic, it feels even scarier. You’re not only worried about normal baby things, you’re worried about everything. Now more than ever, learning… Read more

Along with all the cheer and excitement of the holidays, stress, expectations, and obligations often follow. And with this year’s holiday season bringing up all new stressors, you may need a refresher course on strategies to prevent holiday blues. You might be familiar with holiday blues: You’re supposed to be preparing for a happy family… Read more

Therapy to Fit Your Lifestyle (& Busy Schedule) Maybe making the drive to a therapists office just doesn’t fit in your schedule. Or maybe the logistics of driving, finding parking, and navigating through an office building adds more stress than the session relieves. While online therapy has been available for many years now, more and… Read more

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought many difficult changes. It’s turned our lives, our world, upside down—claimed family members, businesses, and freedoms. This is a chaotic, deadly time. And we’re all in the middle of trying to figure it out. If we consider life in a pandemic uncharted territory, we see its many landmarks only as… Read more

We live in times of big change and events of unprecedented, global impact, living for weeks with uncertainty and fear of pandemic, emotional and logistical challenges of social isolation, and sometimes devastating effects of recession. More than anything, all this social unrest is emotional. The world we live in has changed in the last 12… Read more

There’s no doubt about it, pregnancy loss is one of the biggest challenges that can hit a relationship. Even though an estimated 20% of pregnancies end in a loss, miscarriage is not a common topic of conversation, and partners end up feeling very alone—even within their romantic relationship. So how do you solidify your relationship… Read more

Ways to Recognize and Ease the Psychological Distress of Quarantine This time of isolation and self-quarantine continues to drag on, leading to many different emotions and reactions in all of us. What you may not realize is the extent of the psychological impact of quarantine. A couple stuck at home together has to find space… Read more

Everyone is feeling the strain right now as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep the globe. Lives around the world and here at home are impacted through illness, fear, changes in work and childcare, and even loss of income or stability. This leaves many of us wondering how we can prevent COVID-19 burnout. If you… Read more

In stressful times, couples can avoid conflict by strengthening the connection in their relationships. Even in times as stressful as a pandemic. It’s true, these are unprecedented times. We’re afraid for our health and lives of our elderly parents. Some of us are worried about losing our jobs, or about how they’ll change once we’re… Read more