The past year+ has been full of changes for all of us, with a ton of uncertainty tossed on top. One thing I know—change is the only constant and it's happening ALL the time. And, it can really trigger our anxiety.
It’s been quite the year. That may be the understatement of all understatements. We’ve been locked down, shaken up and living in uncertainty for many months. Everyone is looking for, and hoping for, some stability.
National Suicide Prevention Week is September 6-12th, with World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th. Suicide currently ranks as the second leading cause of death amongst those ages 10-24. Suicide is a preventable death. We
Want to boost your mood this spring? Get cleaning - seriously! In addition to having a fresh and organized space, cleaning has been proven to improve your mood.
The first thing you can do to avoid being overly anxious in every day situations is to slow down, both your thinking and actions. In this video, psychologist Jennifer Hartstein, PsyD, discusses some ways to
Anticipatory anxiety is the stress we feel before we even enter into a situation we are worried about. Watch psychologist Jennifer Hartstein, PsyD, explain how this type of anticipation can be positive and negative, and
An anxiety filter is the thing that colors how we see the world, usually in a way that's negative or stressful. In this video, psychologist Jennifer Hartstein, PsyD, discusses what the term anxiety filter means,
Self-injury is a form of emotion regulation that provides relief when emotions are too intense to deal with. Watch psychologist Jennifer Hartstein, PsyD, explain this unhealthy behavior and describes the most common ways people self-injure.
Children have a lot of fears, especially between the birth and 7. Often, by 7, they have outgrown many of their fears. Parents magazine recently had an article about many of the common fears experienced