Steven Losardo, LMFT In a recent article, Carucci, Clark, & Chamorro-Premuzic, 2022 highlight that more than half of all Americans are considering a job change. In part, they desire flexibility and employers that care about their concerns. Some of the population have clarity about what they do or do not want to do next in their careers. But what do you do if you do not have a clue? The good news is while the reasons may…Read More
Steven Losardo, LMFT A recent article notes “studies show that lower feelings of love and less closeness at one time predict a greater likelihood of breaking up (DiDonato, 2021). DiDonato (2021) adds there are signs you may be on the verge of a break up including emotional detachment, partners being less responsive to good news, and a lack of self-disclosures. The article also highlights negative nonverbal behaviors may deteriorate relationships. This blog will highlight five promising strategies…Read More
Steven Losardo, LMFT We currently live in an extremely fast-paced world. A world where we don’t often let our brains shut down and rest. Between work stress and family responsibilities, and unexpected challenges, such as illnesses, it’s no wonder people have such a hard time sleeping (6 steps, 2020). However, sleep is vital to our mental health. Lack of sleep can lead to anxiety, depression, mood swings, poor diet, etc. In this article, we’ve put together 5…Read More
Steven Losardo, LMFT Procrastination is the greatest enemy of having a successful work schedule. Oftentimes, we procrastinate on certain tasks to avoid feelings of monotony, dislike or overwhelm. In doing so, many of us often decide to focus on the works that are easier or more enjoyable, as this makes us still feel we are being productive. In the end, though, we cannot avoid the burnout that will ultimately result when we try to cram in all…Read More
Steven Losardo, LMFT No one wants to be in a relationship with someone who is domineering, manipulative, and cruel. Most of the time, the spouse appears to be alright at first. They may have a few flaws, but their good exceeds their flaws. While you may not be able to see your partner’s true face until after a significant time has gone, there may be subtle red flags early on in the relationship that signal they are…Read More
Steven Losardo, LMFT A recent study notes “depression is projected to increase by 2030 to a position of the most significant contributor to illness burden (Irwin & Piber, 2018). Further, the article highlights that only 30% of depressed adults achieve remission (Irwin & Piber, 2018). As a result, The National Academy of Medicine recommends efforts to target depression prevention through development, testing, and new strategies. This blog will highlight five promising strategies you can incorporate now. That…Read More
Steven Losardo, LMFT Whether you’re looking to reduce the stress levels of your employees or yourself, managing the way you schedule time makes a significant difference. Our lives are about finding a balance between work, being social, and caring for yourselves. If one of those is out of place or off balance, it reflects in the way we engage in our day to day lives. There are five scheduling techniques that can help keep things in balance…Read More
Steven Losardo, LMFT Sometimes the hardest part of losing someone you care for, isn’t the loss itself, but it’s what happens to you after the loss has occurred. The aftermath is a time to care for yourself and engage in self-care tactics to help get you through this difficult time. There are dozens of self-care methods ranging from something as simple as taking a bath to as extreme as taking that overseas vacation. It really depends on…Read More
Steven Losardo, MFT Depression of an intimate partner can seem to be a heavy burden to bear, particularly while watching them experience the symptoms. However, it can be equally difficult for the spouse to help but not know where to begin. The good news is that there can be several ways to be supportive when the depression shows up. This blog will review four ways to support a partner in a committed relationship who has depression or…Read More
Steven Losardo, LMFT There is no set guidebook that we can buy once we choose to commit and step inside the realm of marriage. Marriage requires consistent work, mindfulness, and attentiveness so that each feels supported as possible and secure (Gottman,2017; Abrahams, 1993; Bream, 2017). Clear and constant couple communication sets the foundation for thriving marriages, but sometimes it can feel challenging to convey our minds successfully. Several factors go into effective communication within marriages, and we…Read More
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