The Nystrom & Associates provider consulted for this article is Susan Clough, MA, MFT, Psychotherapist/DBT Group Therapist.
Learning how to build and maintain healthy coping skills is central to handling life's difficult situations in a way that has positive, long-term effects.
When life stresses you out, what habits do you rely on to feel better? While some people go for... Read More
The Nystrom & Associates provider consulted for this article is Nadia Fischer-Danzeisen, BS, LADC, Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor.
It’s normal for our mood and emotions to fluctuate, but there are certain tips we can keep in our back pocket for when we need them. Here are five quick ways to improve your mood:
1. Change Your Surroundings
Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor at Nystrom & Associates, Nadia Fischer-Danzeisen, explains one tip she uses with her patients:... Read More
The Nystrom & Associates provider consulted for this article is Lindsay Barganz-Junker, MA, LMFT, DBT Team Lead/Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.
Choosing to focus on gratitude is a life-altering tool, but hearing someone say, “Be grateful!” can seem like a broken record. However, it’s a cliché for a reason. Gratitude can change your life.
It’s always the next best thing that promises... Read More
We all experience stressful days (or string of days) in our lives. However, we must learn how to manage that stress so it doesn’t worsen or increase the risk of conditions like depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Finding ways to de-stress doesn’t have to be difficult.
Reduce stress and enjoy your overall quality of life by practicing a few... Read More
Mental wellness is directly linked to student achievement and children’s social, emotional, and behavioral development. Since 1 in 6 U.S. youth ages 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year, it makes sense that mental health should be taught in school.
Aside from their own home, young people spend the majority of their time at school. This provides the perfect... Read More