Category: Stress

The Measurement of Time by Steve Thomas, PLMHP

Contrary to prevailing beliefs, becoming a sage or a doyenne is not a goal or aspiration; it is a phenomenon. If we seek it, we will not find it; if we lay claim to it, we lose it. For if you were to arrive there, cast away by the tempest of life, you would find […]

Written by on May 4, 2022

Palingenesis “Proof of Life” by Steve Thomas, PLMHP

Palingenesis (/ˌpælɪnˈdʒɛnəsɪs/) From the Greek palin, meaning ‘again’, and genesis, meaning ‘birth’. It represents the concept of rebirth or re-creation; a new beginning; to begin again.   Hope can be an absurd quality. It holds tightly to our projections and takes a circuitous route through the rational and irrational pathways of our mind to an imagined […]

Written by on April 1, 2022

In Full Spring!

Arbor Family Counseling EAP Perspectives   In Full Spring – May, 2021 Relaxation and Meditation Resources: It has been a year of change and stress for all of us. COVID has taught us to focus on ourselves when the world around us becomes unpredictable and difficult. Our experiences this past year have taught us that […]

Written by on May 4, 2021

Election Stress

November 2020 Election Stress Because of the pandemic, job uncertainty, social justice confrontations, ex- treme wildfire and hurricane issues, heated rhetoric from the candidates and more, the stress Americans are facing this election cycle is “far worse” than previous seasons, says Dr. Stosny, a D.C.-based therapist, who coined the term “Election Stress Disorder” Dr. Breland-Noble […]

Written by on October 28, 2020

The Key to Anxiety

People often live with anxiety for years, not knowing how much it is building until they find they are no longer able to relax as often, sleep as easily or enjoy life as purely as they did! When I first meet with someone who is asking for help with “stress”, “feeling overwhelmed” or even “panic […]

Written by on January 20, 2015

The Speed of Spring!

“It’s spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.”  – Rainer Maria Rilke With winter in our rearview mirror, the stress of busyness abounds! Need stress relaxation? Try slowing to the speed of Spring! Follow the suggestions below to release and let go of your need to control: * Spend […]

Written by on March 27, 2014

This Holiday Season – Resolve to Involve

  As you are preparing for the upcoming holidays, make it a point to take care of yourself by involving others in the preparations and even the decision-making. Things will go more smoothly if you create an atmosphere that encourages others.   Eliminate Perfectionism – Learn to appreciate “Perfectly OK”. By sharing the work, things […]

Written by on November 27, 2013

Stress Through the Holidays

As enjoyable as the holidays are and as much as we anticipate joyful experiences, stress can be a natural part of the business, travel and family gatherings. Arbor has been serving Omaha’s families for twenty years now and would be honored to assist you with any of your stress or grief concerns. Give us a […]

Written by on December 19, 2012