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Staying Healthy


Promote Emotional Wellbeing

  • Foster resilience: through purpose, setting expectations, letting go and savoring the good
  • Self compassion: studies show that people who have compassion for themselves are happier, more optimistic and movre grateful vs. self criticism: leads to higher rates of depression and stress, with less effective coping
  • Self acceptance: reduces your battle with yourself, frees you to be more peaceful and happy
  • Learn mindfulness: or relaxation practices that soothe and center you
  • Healthy lifestyle: Exercise, Sleep, and Eat!
  • "Neurons that fire together, wire together" : .... Change your thoughts and you will change how you feel
  • Be flexible: expect the unexpected, redefine "success" to find your happiest life
  • Acknowledge fear: and develop inner strength

Guides to Help You

  1. “5 Questions for Parents of Teens”
  2. “5 Ways parents can foster hope”
  3. “Alphabet of coping skills”
  4. “ATOD coping skills worksheet”
  5. “CFQoL Counseling flyer”
  6. “What is psychotherapy”