Our Headspace on the TED Radio Hour

Our Headspace on the TED Radio Hour

The TED Radio Hour recently did a show on our “headspace,” the most powerful emotions from stress to despair. The installment of the podcast sought to “challenge assumptions about emotion, disquiet and the essence of well-being.”

The podcast discusses topics from the difficulty of talking about depression to recognizing and defeating negative self-talk, and featured segments from TED Talks by Andrew Solomon, Alix Generous, David Anderson, and Guy Winch.

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Back to School Transition: Tips for Resilience

Back to School Transition: Tips for Resilience

Despite all of the positive emotions and experiences the school year brings, transitioning from summer back to school is a stressful time for everyone. Because of this, maintaining your behavioral health is key to success in all parts of your life during the school year.

The JED Foundation recently wrote an article about this very transition, and the some steps to take to ensure your behavioral health isn’t holding you back. In short, their four suggestions are:

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Pack Your Suitcase and Prepare Your Inner Self for the Future

Pack Your Suitcase and Prepare Your Inner Self for the Future

I work with young adults who are busy preparing for high school, college and life.My work focuses on helping people learn how to adapt, how to bounce back, and how to build resilience.  Resilience is adapting in the face of adversity and stress.  It means you can bounce back from difficult experiences.  Everyone finds that there are both challenges and opportunities in life, and you will need to strengthen your resilience, your ability to adjust and bounce back, so that you will be ready to respond effectively to your challenges and opportunities. Continue reading