Give Yourself Some Encouragement!

By karengray

Encouragement is the fuel for motivation. When we feel encouraged it feels good, and we want more of it, so we are motivated to get the next thing done so we can get those feel-good feelings again. The drive to feel good can be strong enough to motivate us to do more.


When we attach the good feeling ...

09.30.20 03:23 PM - Comment(s)

Feeling Overwhelmed?

By karengray

I’ve been working with a lot of people this week who feel like they are just stuck. You know that feeling when you’ve got too much to do and your mind is just full? Your stress levels rise and you end up not making any progress. 


The conscious mind has a limited short term memory, and it has to ...

09.17.20 12:29 PM - Comment(s)

Back to School Survival Guide for Students and Parents

By karengray


Summer is coming to an end and parents and students are preparing to return to homework, tests, and extracurricular activities. Some kids will be learning from home at least part time, changing schools, or going off to college. In an already stressful time, going back to school can add to the tensio...

09.01.20 09:57 PM - Comment(s)

Remember More of What You Learn

By karengray

Remember More of What You Learn

Knowing what your learning style is will help you to process, integrate, and access information more effectively. Some people learn best by listening, some have to see something done or read it for themselves, and others have to do it to learn it. Most everyone is stro...

08.25.20 07:20 PM - Comment(s)

Un-Isolating

By karengray

The coronavirus outbreak may have you feeling lonely, isolated, stressed, and anxious. Whether you and your family are social distancing or required to stay home, you can look after your mental health and stay connected.


Be social.

Socialization is key, especially if you feel isolated. Feeling connect...

08.17.20 01:52 PM - Comment(s)