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How to Build and Maintain Healthy Coping Skills

December 4, 2020
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...

8 Simple Ways to De-Stress

November 4, 2020
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...

Tips for Parents Who Are Working From Home

March 25, 2020
With school and business closures accompanied by social distancing recommendations to help slow the spread of COVID-19, many parents now find themselves working from home. Even if you’ve been working from home for years, now the kids are home too, bringing about a new set of challenges. Try to create a...

Coronavirus: How to Manage Your Mental Health

March 19, 2020
Helpful Links: General FACTS about COVID19: CDC Guidelines Updated stats and info page March 5 - Letter from an infectious disease epidemiologist. Self-Care Tips: Feeling Anxiety About Coronavirus? A Psychologist Offers Tips to Stay Clearheaded Five Ways to View Coverage of the Coronavirus from APA - this page has links to podcasts at...

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