Wellness Calendar 2021 We can assist with whatever life throws at you.

January 2021: Renewing Hope in the New Year

2021, like all new years, offers optimism and renewal.  It is up to each of us to generate hope within ourselves and our families.  Many people have reported feeling disheartened from the uncertainty of the future. This month’s resources offer practical ways to create a positive and empowering beginning to 2021.   

Article: Renewing Hope in the New Year
Video: The Gift And Power Of Emotional Courage | Susan David
Featured Service: Stress Management

February 2021: Managing Money

Successfully managing money starts with good financial habits to defeat debt and build assets. Getting grounded in financial literacy is the first step to minimizing anxiety and maximizing comfort with financial management resources. It is time for us to take control of our money, rather than allowing our money to control us.  Join us on this journey to financial wellbeing.

Article: Coping with Debt
Video: Tax Saving Strategies
Featured Service: Financial Consultation

March 2021: Suicide Prevention

This is for every one of us. We can all learn the risk factors for suicide, recognize the signs, and maintain a mental health awareness for ourselves and those around us.  Each day thousands of people experience loneliness, depression, and suicidal feelings - all of which are hard to detect in an increasingly virtual world. Join us and make a difference.  Listen.  Ask.  Get help.

Article: Suicide Prevention
Featured Service: Grief and Loss Support

April 2021: Retire Ready

Being prepared for retirement means different things to different people. Whether it's right around the corner or on the distant horizon, evaluating your needs and preparation are the best ways to arrive at the retirement you envision. Join us to learn from industry experts offering resources, tools, and guidance.  This is an important step, and you deserve to be financially, legally, and mentally ready.  

Article: Navigating the Emotional Side of Retirement
Video: The Top Ten Estate Planning Mistakes
Featured Service: Legal Consultation

May 2021: Maintaining Good Mental Health

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month. Maintaining mental health is a challenge we all share.  It is imperative for our physical wellbeing, happiness and resilience.  Join us as we explore effective habits for facing challenges, coping with negative thoughts and maintaining mental health at every age. 

Article: Good Mental Health At Every Age
Video: Master Your Mind: Emotional and Physical Health Connections
Video: (Webinar) - Thought Distortions: Don't Believe Everything You Think
Featured Service: Counseling

June 2021: Couples & Communication

Effective communication is one of the most important elements in successful relationships. Creating productive conversation, even during conflict, is a skill we can always improve. Loving and respectful relationships require us to reliably express our thoughts honestly and courteously. Join us in the pursuit of healthy, happy and meaningful partnerships.

Article: Caregiver Stress
Video: Communicating with Your Partner
Video: (Webinar) - Communication Skills
Featured Service: Conflict Resolution

July 2021: Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology is an evidenced-based approach to increase our capacity to flourish and fully appreciate our lives. People with a higher ratio of “positivity” to “negativity” have more energy and better overall health. This month we will explore ways to embody gratitude, combat negativity and uncover more joy in our lives.

Article: When Looking for Happiness, Find Gratitude
Video: The Power of Positive Self-Talk
Video: (Webinar) - Pathways To Joy
Featured Service: Counseling

August 2021: Food and Mood

Article: Nutrition Related to Mental Health
Video: How The Food You Eat Affects Your Brain
Video: (Webinar) - Feeding Your Head
Featured Service: Counseling

September 2021: The Power of Sleep

Sleep is an essential component of wellbeing. People often report trouble falling asleep and feeling well-rested. Join us for guidance in attaining a quality, deep sleep. 

Article: How Can I Get Better Sleep?
Video: Sleep is your superpower | Matt Walker - Ted Talk
Video: (Webinar) - Five Techniques For Getting Deep Sleep
Featured Service: Sleep

October 2021: Parenting

Parenting has always been challenging, but today’s parents need to adapt to environments evolving faster than ever before. This month we’ll discuss how to: transition into parenthood, raise children in the digital age and communicate with our children during crisis. 

Article: Talking To Your Children In Times Of Crisis
Video: Speaking of Psychology - Raising Children Responsibly in the Digital Age with Roberta Golinkoff, PhD
Video: (Webinar) - Surviving and Thriving as a New Parent
Featured Service: New Parent Support

November 2021: Holiday Stress

As autumn arrives, it’s already time to start thinking about plans for the holidays. This month’s resources will demonstrate how self-care, realistic expectations, and simple pleasures can help us successfully navigate the season.

Article: A Guide to Holiday Survival
Video: 5 Strategies to Actually Enjoy the Holidays This Year
Featured Service: Stress Management

December 2021: Practicing Self-Care

Prioritizing our health while feeling stressed can give us a sense of control. Self-care helps us remain balanced, reduces stress and increases our wellbeing.  This month we will explore solutions to help us alleviate burn out. 

Article: Taking Care of Yourself
Video: Daily Calm | 10 Minute Mindfulness Meditation | Be Present
Video: (Webinar) - Stress Reduction
Featured Service: Counseling