Rebecca went back to DC over Labor day to see her family for the first time since March.  Keep in mind she used to travel back there every two weeks so it was surreal that what used to be incidental felt overwhelming.  Would it be safe in the airport? On the plane?  Should she take an Uber? Should she quarantine …

09/20 Coping with COVID 19 Round 2 Click to Read Post »

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Most of what we write about here, not surprisingly, comes from what’s on our radar at the time. Recently, it’s been relationships, relationships, relationships!  Whether it’s our clients, our friends, or ourselves, we’re hearing that people seem to be inordinately struggling with feelings of being misunderstood, confused, resentful, taken advantage of, etc. Is it because it’s the month of love? …

02/20 Relationships, Relationships, Relationships Click to Read Post »

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March 2019 One of our clients recently added a nuance to our approach to managing stress and developing resilience. She identified that she parses her “toolbox” of coping strategies into two categories–techniques she uses “in the moment” when she’s faced with something really difficult or traumatic, and ongoing routines that she employs preventively to keep herself stable and well. This …

03/19 In the Moment and Long-Term Coping Click to Read Post »

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