Holiday Stress Relief

Each year when the seasons change we start to think of the holidays and start to see sales and Black Friday ads.  Around the time when toy commercials increase there is an increase in stress, anxiety, and depression as well.  For those whose fall experience is not just the crowds and ads, but greater s ……

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Anxiety Talking And Working With People

The job posting states the interested candidate will work independently and need to be self-disciplined as there will be limited contact with others on a regular basis….

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Interview with Stanley Popovich: 3 Ways to Deal with Fear

Everyone experiences fear, anxiety and stress at some point in their life, but not everyone does to the point that the symptoms overwhelm them. Stanley Popovich is an individual who has struggled with fear and anxiety for over 20 years. He is an individual who learned to manage his symptoms and wrote his own book, “A Layman’s Guide to Managing Fear” to share with others. The techniques discussed within combine Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Relaxation techniques with a spiritual/religous twist….

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Could Child Abuse Be Causing Autism?

Written by, Courtney Kidd, LMSW, SJS Staff Writer
 
Childhood abuse as a predictive variable in who will have an autistic child. A study put on by JAMA Psychiatry studied 50,000 women, looking at medical records, answered questions relating to childhood abuse(physical, sexual or emotional)…

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Promising Study Supports Basis for SEL Inclusion in Cirriculum

Over the course of the last decade plus, the United States has become a nation of over-tested students and over taxed school districts. As a product, students are forced to meet nationalized standards which link teacher ratings and student test scores. Besides the obvious, and well-documented,…

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Parenting, Depression, and Anxiety

In this fast paced world titles often work to catch our attention, and to draw us into written content. A recent article titled “Xanax ‘helps me be a better mom’“, posted on CNN, did just that to me today. The article discusses how parents are often more prone to…

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We All Need a Little Something To De-Stress

By Georgianna Reilly, LMSW
SJS Staff Writer
Let’s get personal. As an engaged American in my late 20s I stress a lot about my upcoming wedding, job situation and well, basically, everything. I often find that many of the techniques people I know suggest for de-stressing now a days revolve…

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