Tag: coping skills

How is your surge capacity? I overheard a conversation in our office the other day that included, “I just want normal, whatever that is anymore.”  No one has escaped the insecurities that have taken place…

The abrupt and early end to the school year because of the coronavirus pandemic isn’t all fun and games for children. In many ways, it’s just the opposite, an Iola family therapist says. “I’ve definitely…

Hi, Carolyn: Common mental health parlance often talks about “accepting” x about y person. What does that look like? How do you make your brain not expect or wish for certain things or not be…

Mental health will be at the forefront of a festival this month in Humboldt. The Peace of Mind Festival 2020 is planned for 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at Humboldt High School. Students…

Dear Carolyn: How does one balance expectations between reasonably high and realistic? I’ve had a few disappointments lately that hit me fairly hard — a promotion dangled and then delayed, a budding friendship that’s running…