Personal Growth

OCD

OCD

O - C - D. You might of heard of it on tv shows or in movies. OCD stands for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. The character in the show or movie might be super organized or very detailed oriented. You might also know people around you who might say, "Oh that's just my...

Do you have excessive worry?

Do you have excessive worry?

Now I know we all get nervous, especially when there is a new situation we are facing. However, there is a difference between those who can handle their nerves and those who have high anxiety. Meaning, they get nervous about something new and just cannot seem to let...

Music is great for coping with anxiety

Music is great for coping with anxiety

"Sing.... Sing a song...." When you are anxious, it can be tough to belt out a song. It is difficult to sing a favorite tune because the stress on your mind is tangled up with negative thoughts. One helpful way to cope with anxiety is by listening to music. The melody...

Doing Things Poorly

We’ve all heard the expression that if something is worth doing, it’s worth doing right. I disagree. I believe that if something is worth doing, and you can't do it right, it’s worth doing it anyway you can. Sometimes when we’re feeling down or struggling with low...

Practice Gratitude to Decrease Anxiety

Practice Gratitude to Decrease Anxiety

In this time of elevated anxiety, your mind might be overwhelmed with negative thoughts which lead to negative outcomes and then pile into mountains of problems that need solving. Your thoughts and problems are valid, yet your anxiety might be impacting your sleep,...

Divorce Support Group

Divorce Support Group

Divorce Support Group offered by The Lighthouse Emotional Wellness Center, a counseling center located in Schaumburg, Illinois     April 21, 2018 10:30am – 12:00pm Topics covered: Letting go of the hurt & anger Self-empowerment Co-parenting challenges...