Looking for helpers is a way to take control of our lives when chaos and stress are overwhelming. When we find areas of control, it helps to lessen the stress that we feel. People who are helpers can also assist us in learning new skills and techniques to improve our lives and help us to . . .
When fall comes, there are often storms that bring wind, rain, and occasionally snow if you live in a colder climate. Within our brains, we can also have storms arise, at any time of the year! Daniel Goleman wrote a book called Emotional Intelligence, Why It Can Matter More than IQ. He calls these storms in our minds, “limbic storms”. Limbic storms occur when the emotional part of our mind overpowers the rational, thinking part of our brains. Here are some ideas for . . .
When adversity and stressful events happen in our lives, things often feel very chaotic and you may feel you have lost control. I love this ABCX Stress Model that was developed by Reuben Hill because it helps individuals and families identify areas that they can have some control which will impact what the future outcome of the . . .