“Cool your anger; go for a walk. Research shows that distractions mitigate fury.” – Allison Pescosolido, M.A.
“Fears are only powerful in your imagination. Reality pales in comparison.” – Allison Pescosolido, M.A.
Take Thomas Jefferson’s advice, “When angry, count to ten before you speak; if very angry, 100.” – Allison Pescosolido, M.A. The divorce process can be difficult, easily sparking frustration and anger. To mitigate these feelings, slow down. Give yourself room to think and process before answering. Take breaks during difficult conversations or mediations. If you […]
“See fears for what they are: False Expectations Appearing Real.” – Allison Pescosolido, M.A. Fear is only powerful in your imagination. When confronted with reality and facts, fears diminish and what was once insurmountable becomes possible.
“Exercise is one of the best ways for the human body to relieve stress and release anger.” – Allison Pescosolido, M.A. Get your body moving! Exercise has two major physiological effects; first it produces happy-making chemicals such as endorphins that make you feel good, second it purges negative chemicals, the causes of stress and anxiety, […]
“When eating alone, a good book or magazine makes perfect company.” – Allison Pescosolido, M.A. One of the greatest gifts you can give to yourself is learning how to be alone. Make solitude a retreat so you can use your alone time to heal and grow.