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Tips to Reducing Anxiety for Test Preparation

Tips to Reducing Anxiety for Test Preparation

Tips to Reducing Anxiety for Test Preparation   Exercise! Going on walks, running and getting moving at least 3 times a week will increase cognitive retention rates. Especially with tests that require logic and reasoning skills. Research has shown that exercise...

Test Anxiety 7 Tips to Test Preparation

Test Anxiety 7 Tips to Test Preparation

    1. Plan a Schedule and Get Organized Staying focused on your goal is critical to get to your goal of passing your midterms, final exams or a big exam. Setting a reasonable and manageable schedule not only helps you learn at a pace in which your brain can actually...

Keeping It Together for the Kids

After years of yelling and screaming, my parents finally announced the big D word. That’s right. They are getting a divorce. While a part of me felt relieved, the other part was scared. I did not know how to talk to my parents about what I was feeling. I felt angry...

When Your Child Becomes Your Mirror

I stood there listening to my mother reprimand me for something I did not do. This time it was my little brother’s fault. Not mine. I am always getting blamed or scolded. This time if felt as if I was getting in trouble for something that was unrelated. As I...

The Disconnection with Our Phones

As I sit and lay on the beach, I could feel the warm heat from the sun. I hear children playing in the pool behind me and families running to the ocean. As a newlywed, I watch as my husband, hands me his phone and gets ready to go for a swim in the ocean. As I watch...

Insomnia

Every night I dread going to sleep. I can predict another sleepless night that awaits me. I lay in bed watching shows on my tablet, hoping the sandman will come along and sprinkle magical sleep dust on my head. My sleep is restless. The cat jumps on my bed, there’s a...

12 Tricks to Surviving the Holidays

  * Realize that some things are out of your control– We can not control the traffic, the weather or the actions of others. There are things that will go wrong and they are simply out of your control. Giving yourself the permission to let go of the control...

Love & Conflict

We never really had problems in our relationship. We love each other very much, lately it seems like the stress of life, kids, work, family and other responsibilities monopolized our resources of time, money, and energy; causing us to argue more than we ever have...

Through the Difficult Years

When I had my baby, everyone told me to get ready for the sleepless nights and terrible twos. No one told me to about the obnoxious teen years. Raising a teenager is not what it use to be. The life of a teenager has become more complex with the addition of a fast pace...

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