Perspective is Everything

The holidays always come with certain expectations, either from or of you. We idealize and romanticize them, with the help of film, television and retail industries, and we hope each year that they live up to what we’ve imagined them to be. This year, though, the holidays were obviously very different. Because of COVID, I didn’t get to experience any …

Coping Skills for the 2020 Holiday Season

This holiday season, we know that we are not able to celebrate the way that we normally do. Due to the global pandemic, many are unable to spend time with family, attend gatherings, or practice the traditions they’ve grown accustomed to, and we know that loss of experience can take a toll on mental health. Machen Champion, MA, LPCC, RPT …

#DearCaroline Talks Stress

This week for #WarrriorWednesday, Caroline McKeown of #DearCaroline talked on her vlog about managing stress going back into the school year. She shared tips on how she manages her own stress and encouraged others to try some self-discovery to see what works best for them. Follow along to hear what she has to say!

Don’t Let Stress Steal Your Joy

Planning a wedding during COVID has hands down been one of the most stressful things of my life. I had everything planned early, to prevent the stress I am feeling now. And then COVID messed up every single plan, and we were back at step 1, preplanning a wedding in a short amount of time. There have been countless meltdowns, …

Parenting with a Plan: Homebound Edition

On Thursday, March 26th, Dr. Ann-Louise Lockhart, PsyD, ABPP, of A New Day Pediatric Psychology discussed parenting under the new shelter-in-place order. With the current global health crisis, your work may have been suspended or switched to flexible work arrangements. Local stores are closed to avoid crowds. Your favorite restaurant is only allowing for carryout orders. The most common is …

Counselor Shares Tips on Parenting Through Coronavirus

On Saturday, March 21st, Stacey Hoffman, LPCC, shared helpful tips on #parentingthroughcoronavirus. In her video, she notes that many people across the world, children and adults alike, are struggling to cope with the fear and anxiety caused by COVID-19. As a mother herself, she discusses the responsibilities that parents have to help their children work through this time of uncertainty. …

How Do You Prepare for the Unexpected?

Dr. Ann-Louise T. Lockhart, PsyD, ABPP, a Pediatric Psychologist and Parent Coach from A New Day Pediatric Psychology, is sharing ways to work through this uncharted territory we are all in. In the coming weeks, we will continue sharing videos like these to #spreadlovenotgerms and #bemindfulnotfearful during these uncertain times. If you would like to share a video to promote …

Tiffany Shares Her #WarriorWednesday Story on Coronavirus Anxiety

It’s #WarriorWednesday and today, Dr. Tiffany Buller-Schussler from Tri-State Family Dentistry is here sharing her new struggles as a local NKY mom and small business owner. She’s currently feeling the hardships of providing for her family and retaining her staff amidst having to close her practice indefinitely. She reminds us all that it’s important to feel your feelings, that it’s okay to …

Life Is Most Beautiful When It’s Imperfect

by Ivy from Beautifully Simply You When you are busy it can be hard to stop and enjoy the present moment. Quite honestly, this week has been incredibly busy, so much so that I haven’t had the time I usually dedicate to a project I love to do – writing a blog post every week for all of you. It …