Supermom, houston, tx

Why Superwoman Isn’t a Mom and Mom’s Not Superwom...

Society expects a lot from moms, and moms put a lot of pressure on themselves to be super women. But, Superwoman isn’t real. So why try to be her? “Superwoman Syndrome” The term “superwoman,” to denote a woman who overworks herself in order to be outstanding as both a mother and career woman, was first…

Self-Compassion: Why is Compassion for Others so Much Easier? Houston, TX

Self-Compassion: Why is Compassion for Others so Much...

Christina has always cared deeply for others. As a child, she befriended lonely children in her class. She often encouraged her friends to help her make cards and drawings for classmates who were ill. Now Christina works as a social worker for the elderly. One of the things she loves most about her job is…

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In the Grip of Anger? Take These Steps to Break Free

James is married and has three kids. He loves his wife and his children, but lately he feels like he’s been pushing them away with loud displays of anger he can hardly control. He doesn’t want to feel so frustrated all the time, and he wishes he could cool down more easily. It seems like…

stress management tips, houston, tx

Stress Management Tips

Feeling overwhelmed? Stressed? Stress itself is unavoidable, particularly in our fast paced lifestyles. Some stress is good. It’s when stress is persistent over time that it can lead to negative physical, mental and emotional consequences. Being able to manage stress is important in order to live healthy, happy and productive lives. Are you feeling the impact of…

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What Causes Stress

Feeling Overwhelmed? Wondering What Causes Stress?   Stress Is a Response   What causes stress? Most Houston experts define stress as a response to life situations like the following: Having too many responsibilities Vague or confusing expectations Having to do unpleasant tasks Facing too many distractions Having to do tasks for which one is unprepared Working…

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Are You Feeling Overwhelmed? How to Manage Stress

Do you feel that your life is out of control? Are you feeling overwhelmed? Do you find it impossible to make time for yourself? Do you need to learn how to manage stress? When people come to therapy, they are often feeling overwhelmed by the stressors in their life. Change is stressful even when it…


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