Woman smiling in a mirror not letting harmful self-criticism get in the way of her success.

5 Steps To Overcome Harmful Self-Criticism

By Kris Henderson

Could self-criticism be holding you back from leading a meaningful and fulfilled life? Is it derailing your success in the pursuit of your goals? For many of us, self-criticism is just the way we talk to ourselves. Our inner dialogue goes something like this: “I can’t do anything right.” “I look horrible.” “I’m such an…

Woman outside using nature to ease her anxiety and depression.

Don’t Overlook Nature To Ease Anxiety And Depression

By Kris Henderson

Back in March, when old man winter was stubbornly refusing to leave, I wrote a blog about dealing with “the winter blues.” And now that spring has finally sprung, I’m a little curious. Did “the blues” fade away, or are you perplexed to find they still hang on? Or maybe, feeling blue was never your…

Co-workers having a disagreement because of their perceptions.

Are Your Perceptions Hindering Your Relationships?

By Kris Henderson

Have you ever had a situation where only after some time had passed did you discover that someone had been upset with you? And when you finally found out, you were completely dumbfounded? You had no clue they were upset at the time. But later, something upended their cart, and all the pent-up emotions started…

Women with the winter blues staring outside her window.

How To “Spring” Out Of The Winter Blues

By Kris Henderson

Grumpy, dreary, tired, depressed, unfocused, listless. No, these are not the names of Snow White’s new companions. Instead, they are emotions you might be experiencing as you deal with the winter blues because of the time of year. It’s been a long winter (as always), so I thought it might be good to check in…

Smiling woman surrounded by her family helping her to cope with stressful life transitions.

7 Tips To Cope With Stressful Life Transitions

By Kris Henderson

And just like that, here we are at the beginning of a new year — again. The older I get, the faster it seems a new year rolls around. Sometimes I feel nostalgic when I have to say goodbye to a particular year, but not this past year. Nope, I was more than ready to…

Woman standing beside her son and elderly father asking herself, “Why do I feel overwhelmed being my parents caretaker?”

Why Do I Feel Overwhelmed Being My Parent’s Caretaker?

By Kris Henderson

“Why do I feel so overwhelmed?” If you are a caretaker of aging parents, you’ve probably asked yourself and others that question more than once. And even if you have the most loving parents and you love them to pieces, let’s face it. Switching roles with your parents and becoming their caretaker can be exhausting…

Perplexed man sitting at a desk wanting to know how to relieve stress at work.

How To Relieve Stress At Work Without Limiting Your Career

By Kris Henderson

You love your career and even knew beforehand it could be stressful at times. However, lately, the stress has seemed overwhelming. And to add to the pressure, you’re struggling to maintain your composure and professionalism while you work through it. Thankfully, there are many techniques on how to relieve stress at work that can have…

Woman sitting at Thanksgiving dinner table and practicing gratitude to calm down anxiety.

How To Calm Down Anxiety By Practicing Gratitude

By Kris Henderson

What’s the first thought that comes to your mind when you think about the Thanksgiving holiday? For me, I think of family and food—lots and lots of food. Of course, I also think about what I am grateful for, but if I’m honest, I have to say that food comes to my mind pretty quickly.…

Young family at the grocery store coping with stressful family life.

How To Cope With A Stressful Family Life

By Kris Henderson

I’m going to show my age here, but when I was growing up,  “The Brady Bunch” was a popular show on TV. And oh, how I envied those kids in that family which looked nothing like my own. For example,  they lived in a big house, the girls and the boys had their own bathrooms. They always…

Anxious looking woman having an anxiety attack at work.

What To Do If You Have An Anxiety Attack At Work

By Kris Henderson

Wouldn’t it be nice if anxiety attacks would wait until after hours to appear? Not that I think there’s ever a perfect time for them to show up. But, talking from experience, having an anxiety attack at work or out in public is a whole different story than feeling the rising tide of anxiety in…