community, mental health & wellness

Anniversary Reactions

I'm currently walking through a couple days that constitute a mild "anniversary reaction" for me. Basically, something somewhat traumatic happened one year ago, inciting temporary shock and sadness. Though that shock and sadness wore off over time, it's trying to come back one year later. The National Center for PTSD, among other websites, describe the… Continue reading Anniversary Reactions

mental health & wellness, work & vocation

More on Stress: A Couple Tools to Combat Perfectionism

After the "Race to Nowhere" screening that I mentioned the other day, a Q&A session was held featuring a pre-doctoral intern at the William & Mary Counseling Center and 2 professors at the William & Mary School of Education. The Counseling Center intern, defining and describing perfectionism, said that he often asks students: "Would you… Continue reading More on Stress: A Couple Tools to Combat Perfectionism