Tag Archives: Advice

Coping with Exam Stress

It’s exam season again, and we all know what that means… STRESS!

It may be the dreaded Exit Exams, end of year exams, College exams – whatever they’re called, it’s no picnic – and for many of us it leads to feelings of panic.

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3 Simple Steps to (finally) getting Unstuck

A few of weeks ago we asked you to tell us where in your life you’d like some guidance. And you told us. So we’ve been busy!!

The good kind of busy – the kind that feels like a privilege actually.

And again, we are grateful to you all for sharing your thoughts, wishes and curiosities and today we are thrilled to bits to be able to share with you our first ever workbook!

3 Steps to getting Unstuck

 

You can download your free copy by following this link .  Of course, when you sign up, we know it goes without saying (but we are saying it anyway) that we will NOT share your email address with anyone (nor will we spam you) – promise!

 

Consider this our Valentines Gift to you – it’s the only way we know to spoil you and make sure you feel special.  Plus we we sincerely hope it’s helpful.

Oh, and we would LOVE your feedback (good, bad or indifferent – all is welcome and helpful).  We are excited to learn how we can improve! Feel free to post a comment below, or on our Facebook page at: www.fb.com/twowisechicks.

 

Time to Get Unstuck

(That’s us having a celebratory cup of tea! (Matching cups an’ all!))

#yay!

 

Change your life by doing this one small thing:

Make your bed.

Yes, at the risk of triggering memories of irritating demands made by your parent or caregiver,  current demands if you’re a teenager, we are seriously suggesting that you make your bed.

And we have a really good reason for this suggestion. Continue reading

What to do if someone you love self-harms.

Not a week goes by that a therapist doesn’t hear about a client or a client’s friend self-harming. This is particularly true Continue reading

Tips to Help Your Child Cope with the Loss of a Pet

tanya thinking out loudIt was a beautiful day.  The sun was shining as it has a habit of doing on most days in central Texas.  Except for the lice-outbreak that we were dealing with (ugh!), life was pretty great.  Continue reading

8 things that look like depression (but aren’t)

Have you ever felt down and miserable, despite the fact that life in general is great?  What about bursts of anxiety so intense they leave you gasping, but you’re not actually worried about anything (or at least nothing that you think would reasonably result in a panic attack)? If you can relate Continue reading

6 steps to better Mental Health

Did you know that May is Mental Health Awareness month?

Statistics tell us that at least in the United States, approximately one in 17 people live with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia, major depression or bipolar disorder, with approximately 20 percent of youth aged 13-18 experiencing severe mental disorders in a given year. Continue reading

Thinking Out Loud: Perception is Everything

tanya thinking out loudOn a chilly morning not long ago I had one of those ‘wow’ moments.  You know, when you’re driving along and you are just immediately struck by how beautiful the sunrise is, or the way the light bounces off your child’s hair. Continue reading

Are you a good enough mother?

Ah, Mothers Day – a day to celebrate all that is Mother (or Mom,  Mommy, Mama, Mam, Mum, or “Hey You!!” – depending on how your offspring refer to you).

We all know that parenting is one of the most demanding and difficult jobs there are – and there’s no training! (What’s that about?!).   Continue reading

The Art of Saying Sorry

Did you know that there is an art to both giving and receiving a sincere apology?

Have you ever had to apologize – as in really apologize – for something you’ve said or done? Saying “I’m sorry” is a real acceptance of responsibility, an admission of wrong-doing. And most of us just hate to be wrong (please say you agree with that… It’s not just us, right?). This is mostly why many of us either avoid making apologies altogether, or when we do, we fail miserably. Continue reading