Gemeinschaftsgefühl: Community Engagement

In the summer of 2013, The Adler School of Professional Psychology, now Adler University, published a magazine for alumni and friends of the school called Gemeinschaftsgefühl. You may be thinking that’s a typo, but it's not.  Gemeinschaftsgefühl means “community engagement” or “social interest.” This Adlerian terminology describes how connected and interested one is in the... Continue Reading →

Hosting The Holidays

The holidays are a time of togetherness for a lot of people. Sometimes it’s hard for people to prioritize which relationships they want to nurture at this time. You may have a ton of fun when you see that one certain friend, but is it in your best interest if you always stay out too... Continue Reading →

Mindful Cleansing

Throughout the year, it can be easy to fall away from one’s spirituality. On the other hand, sometimes people are so busy during the holiday season that it is hard to stay focused on what the holidays are really about. Sure all the parties, family get-togethers, and visits with friends seem to celebrate the season,... Continue Reading →

Physical Wellness During The Holidays

It can be so easy to get off track during the holidays. People have social obligations, family get-togethers, holiday preparations to do, traveling, and maybe even a school holiday play here and there. Don’t let all these extra events get in the way of taking care of your physical health and home safety. It can... Continue Reading →

Mental Health and The Holidays

For those who suffer mental health issues and those who do not alike, the holidays can be an overwhelming time. There is so much going on, people to see, things to do, sometimes people forget to take care of themselves. It is important to keep tabs on your emotional well-being as well as your personal... Continue Reading →

Holiday Stress

       There are certain times of the year when stress is higher than others. For many, the holiday season can be one of those times. Whether it is due to the stress of having financial strains due to gift giving expectations, coming together with unsavory family situations, not being able to celebrate in... Continue Reading →

‘Tis the Season to Heal from Grief

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is always difficult, but it can be especially hard during the holiday season. When we think of holidays, we often think of family and without our loved one, we can be left with many overwhelming feelings. During this designated time of celebration, we may feel anything but... Continue Reading →

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