Most of us can conjure up some images of family vacations gone awry, but we can also look back at family vacations with great fondness and warmth because of shared moments with loved ones. I am not insinuating that family vacations are all fun and no stress–vacations can be quite stressful if you do not …[Read More]
You know the drill when you’re stressed about a deadline. The day is much too short, so you stay up a few more hours and try to make some progress. Even if you get only three to four hours of sleep, you tell yourself, you can have caffeine in the morning to get through the …[Read More]
The millennial generation, those aged 18 to 33, report higher stress levels than Americans in all other age categories, and many don’t think they are doing a good job at managing it.
To get a closer look at what millennials might perceive as stressful and how they might cope well with stress, I interviewed a neighbor. Peter …[Read More]
Much has been written about the mental health benefits of gardening and the way in which time outside can be amazingly restorative. Gardening can also serve as a metaphor for attending to mental health. As spring approaches and as more opportunities for gardening bloom forth, consideration of the parallels can be interesting and enlightening.
Provide the …[Read More]