By: karengray | April 09, 2019

Teens and college students can easily feel anxious trying to juggle school, work, friends, and family while trying to figure out the rest of their life.


According to the ADAA and the APA

  • 20% of college students say they feel stressed “most of the time.”

  • 80% of college students say they sometimes or often feel stressed.

  • 34% of college students report feeling depressed at least at one point within the last 90 days.

  • About half of surveyed college students felt overwhelmed with anxiety at least once within the last 12 months.


Stress

Stress is the body’s reaction to a challenge. The right kind of stress can sharpen the mind and reflexes. It might be able to help the body perform better, or help you escape a dangerous situation. The wrong kind of stress...

By: karengray | May 28, 2018

We have all been there...


You are full of inspiration and 100% motivated to start your healthy new lifestyle. You start to work out four times a week, you eat healthy and you treat yourself every once in a while. This is the perfect plan, and everything is going great. Somewhere along the road you lose your motivation and you have no idea how to get back on track.


Some days you wake up and right when you are going to begin your work, excited and ready to take on whatever the day brings. And then one day, that feeling where you once were so passionate and energized to take action just isn’t there anymore. You try to hype yourself up but it’s not working, and everything you do seems to be counterintuitive. You don’t want to work today and you d...

By: karengray | April 16, 2018

Managing Your Time...

Do you sometimes feel like you spend all your time managing crises? That your life is basically spent putting out one proverbial fire after another?


At the end of the day do you feel completely sapped and drained of energy, and yet you can’t point to anything you accomplished that had any real significance?


Yes?


Then you are probably confusing the urgent with the important.


The Eisenhower Matrix

President Dwight D. Eisenhower developed the "Eisenhower Matrix." It's a tool for figuring out what's important versus urgent in order to increase your productivity by allowing you to focus your time on tasks that are important but not urgent.


The Eisenhower Matrix allows you to sort your task list according to what's most i...