Deanna Pledge, Ph.D.

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Holiday Stress

December 15, 2016

Tags: holidays, stress, “shoulds, ” priorities, self-care

The holidays can be such a special and stressful time. Unfortunately the stress often tips the balance, making it hard to enjoy special events and people. Try paring down your list of “should” to help you be in the moment and freely experience the holidays. Changing one thing can produce major results. Maybe you (more…)

Managing Stress

September 16, 2016

Tags: stress, relaxation, moving meditation, positive mood, expectations

Now that fall schedules are well under way, it’s time to reclaim a little control by taking a look at self-care and coping strategies. Just getting out on the road during rush hour can have a negative impact on your mood and elevate your stress levels, but what choice do you have? (more…)