How stress in your relationship can affect your mental, emotional, and sexual health

How Stress in Your Relationship Can Affect Your Overa...

No matter how great your relationship is with your partner, sometimes they can cause a great deal of stress in your life. Whether it’s because of an argument or something less significant, no relationship is exempt from experiencing occasional issues. The strain your partner can create may not even be intentional, as it’s common for…

Calming strategies to help ease anxiousness

Anxiousness Won’t Go Away? 3 Powerfully Calming...

Anxiety is not always straightforward. You may, for a while, even ignore the symptoms or deny that they need your full attention. Persistent anxiety can also tell you unproductive stories. For example, your internal monologue may spin your thoughts and behaviors as logical and necessary. It can’t be dysfunctional if it’s keeping you safe, right?…

Find ways to relieve stress

Ways to Relieve Stress & Build Resilience

Stress is a normal part of life. At times, however, events put our stress levels on high alert for an extended period of time. The responses to stress are as numerous as are the approaches to dealing with and reducing stress. We can respond to stress in a self-harmful way or a resilient way. For…

physical effects of stress on your body

Physical Effects of Stress: 7 Ways Stress Can Impact ...

Effects of Stress on the Body Stress exists in many forms. Any situation you are not in control of is stressful. The effects of stress are commonly known. Yet you may not be aware of the way it impacts you physically. Stress takes its toll in countless ways. It is commonly found to be at…

use these tips to help manage stress during COVID-19

Managing Your Mental Health in Times of Stress: COVID...

The Impact of the Coronavirus on Mental Health in Children and Adults For months now, we’ve been kept on the edges of our seats by a global pandemic. Where is it striking now? Who is the most vulnerable? How can I stay safe? In a way, the endless talk of flattening curves, impending vaccines, waves…

try these tips to help your child cope during the COVID-19 pandemic

Parenting Tips for Helping Children Cope During COVID...

We are all adapting to the changes in our daily lives because of this virus. Most parents are working from home adjusting to video or telephone conferences. Children are home all day adjusting to online learning and younger children are no longer in daycare/preschool. They don’t understand why they can’t play with their friends or…

Make up Your MInd

Make Up Your Mind: Why You Are Irritated by Indecisiv...

Italian or American? Coffee or tea? Dive into a new career path or take the internal promotion? Stay in your Houston apartment or move into a new home out of the city? Do you just seem to never be able to make up your mind? If you routinely struggle to make up your mind about…

DBT and Your Teen: 7 Ways Teens Benefit from DBT Treatment

DBT and Your Teen: 7 Ways Teens Benefit from DBT Trea...

Some teens struggle with the day to day. For a young person who feels somehow unprepared, confused, or unworthy, the world can be a scary place. That’s where DBT can make all the difference. They can receive support from their peers and solid teen counseling to feel better about themselves and their ability to live well.…

Understanding and Healing Chronic Stress

Understanding and Healing Chronic Stress

When we think of chronic stress, we think of pressure at work or school, or maybe stress caused by being in a home with an abusive spouse or parent. During the time of COVID-19, stress can show up in the fear of safety, job loss, and the threat of you or a loved contracting the…

5 Reasons Perfectionism Prevents Success, Houston, TX

5 Reasons Perfectionism Prevents Success

Leslie has always gotten straight A’s. Leslie’s family and teachers constantly told her how intelligent and hard-working she was. She continued to work for their praise all through college and law school. Leslie just landed the perfect job at a law firm, but something isn’t right. Leslie feels like she’s struggling to stay ahead. Her…

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…

how to manage stress

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…