wellness

How to Be Assertive Without Being Confrontational

How to Be Assertive Without Being Confrontational

Many people keep their opinions, values, and thoughts to themselves because they are afraid of being confrontational. If things are going seemingly well in any relationship, why stir the pot, right? Perhaps you’re worried that if you say what you want, you’ll hurt the other person’s feelings and you’ll both…

Dealing with Stressful Parents During a Pandemic Holiday Season

Dealing with Stressful Parents During a Pandemic Holiday Season

The holidays are usually a time of year for joy and celebration, but for many it causes added stress, anxiety, or depression. This year is even more challenging – we’re dealing with a global pandemic. As the Covid-19 virus still poses a threat, we’re all being forced to adapt, create…

Does Online Therapy Really Work?

Does Online Therapy Really Work?

The world is moving more towards online. Shopping, socializing, and now therapy are all done from the comfort and safety of our homes. Some people are already comfortable with it, and the rest of us are being forced to get used to it as a result of the pandemic. Most…

10 Effective Ways to Build Self-Esteem

10 Effective Ways to Build Self-Esteem

What is Self-Esteem? We’ve all heard that it’s important to have a healthy self-esteem, but what does that actually mean? Many people think that having a healthy self-esteem means loving everything about yourself, and often conflate it with being conceited or arrogant. Having a healthy self-esteem means loving yourself, which…

How to Reduce Stress During the Pandemic

How to Reduce Stress During the Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic affects us all, whether it’s directly or indirectly, so it’s important to figure out ways to reduce stress and prevent us from feeling overwhelmed. Set Realistic Expectations There’s this expectation that you have to still work full time, stay connected to all of your friends and family,…