How-To Stay Healthy This Winter

Tis the season to be…Sick? Injured? Exhausted? Let’s hope not. As the chilly air approaches and the snowflakes begin to fall your immune system is up for a challenge. Winter is notoriously one of the most difficult times of the year on our health. Holiday stress takes a toll on …

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Back-to-School Guidance

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  *   *   *   *   * Emily Roberts MA, LPC is The Guidance Girl. Her goal is to help YOU become the most confident person you know! Emily is an award-winning author Express Yourself: A Teen Girls Guide to Speaking Up and Becoming Who You Are, Psychotherapist, TV & Media Contributor, Educational …

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Change Your Mood With Gratitude

A little gratitude goes a long way. When you're feeling overwhelmed, stressed or annoyed, take a second to think about all the things you have. I guarantee, it'll help your mood.

Commuting in New York City this week was an excellent reminder of how simple and effective using the tool gratitude can be.  Stuck in a subway, with thousands of other sweaty passengers, feeling the urge of a negative thought about my situation, or the “You should have gotten on a …

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Running on Empty: Women and Stress

Women today are more stressed out than ever before. But, just because you can do it at doesn't mean you should. It might be hurting you more than you think in the long run.

Sarah Jessica Parker plays a woman many of us know all too well in I Don’t Know How She Does It, a movie based on what most of us are trying to achieve on a daily basis–“having it all”. She actually makes feeling stressed out look good, due to her …

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Got Five Minutes? Get Happier

If you are anything like me, you procrastinate like crazy. Why not take 5 minutes to accomplish those tasks or to do lists you've been putting off?

If you are anything like me, you procrastinate, not a personality trait I’m proud of, but it is part of who I am. Perhaps for you it’s the to-do list you never actually “do,” your bills, laundry, cleaning, or anything that is put off, and you wind up stressing out …

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Speaking Up Will Increase Your Self-Esteem

Speaking up and the ability to act assertively is a common challenge for anyone struggling with self-esteem. Here's how you can start speaking up.

Speaking up and the ability to act assertively is a common challenge for anyone struggling with self-esteem. Assertiveness is expressing ones needs and desires in an effective and respectable manner. When we avoid speaking up and expressing how we feel or what we need, we are sabotaging our self-esteem and allowing negative feelings …

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