Posts Tagged: coping with stress

What about the caregiver?

Being a caregiver is hard! There are a variety of challenges a caregiver faces daily from numerous appointments to the constant uncertainty if the decisions you are making for your loved one are the best option. Life can be stressful with the everyday routines that require bathing, dressing, feeding, and medication monitoring. When is a…
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Coping with school anxiety

Another new school year is upon us. Although a new year is often an exciting time for families, school can be a very stressful time of year for both parents and children. Here are some tips to help. Coping strategies for children who experience school anxiety (test, social, refusal): Parents should show excitement and interest…
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Is stress impacting your health?

Many times we hear the message that stress is ‘all in your head,’ but it’s important to not discount a person’s experience. The impact of stress, and how we cope, is different for each individual. Each person’s experience is real and valid. Some individuals notice more cognitive aspects and may have trouble concentrating, decreased memory, or racing thoughts, while…
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Building a toolkit to cope with stress

Stress is part of all of our lives. Demands from work, school, family, and relationships can cause physical, mental, and emotional stress. While most of us can manage short term stress (something like a big project) pretty well, chronic stress that builds over time wears on our minds and bodies. Building an effective toolkit to…
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