Memory Care Resources and Support in Pennsylvania

Have you suddenly found out that a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s? In this article, you will find information about Alzheimer's, links to resources from organizations, where you can find memory loss care in Pennsylvania, and ways you can take care of yourself, as you're in a caregiver role. Visit this series of … Continue reading Memory Care Resources and Support in Pennsylvania

What Advice Would You Give Your Past Self?

Knowing what you know now, what advice would you give your past self? -- Answer this question by either journaling it out or writing your past self a letter. Writing to your past self helps us acknowledge and process how things have changed and how we have grown over time. Once we identify what we … Continue reading What Advice Would You Give Your Past Self?

MINDFULNESS 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 GROUNDING TECHNIQUE

This is a popular grounding technique for children to adults. This technique engages all 5 senses, which reminds you of the present moment, and builds awareness. This is a calming technique that can help you get through tough or stressful situations. Taking a deep belly breath at the beginning and end of this activity can … Continue reading MINDFULNESS 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 GROUNDING TECHNIQUE

The Benefits of Keeping a Journal and Journal Prompts

Choosing a journal When choosing what to write in, consider all of your options and what best suits your needs. A journal can be a spiral-bound notebook, which is an easy to find and cheap option. Combination code or lock and key journals can provide privacy and are usually well-made. A journal can be kept … Continue reading The Benefits of Keeping a Journal and Journal Prompts

How to Create a Vision Board

Materials: Poster board or large paper; magazines; newspapers; printed out images from online; quotes; scissors; glue; pen; pencils; markers; stickers; glitter; tiny, lightweight objects (travel ticket; concert ticket; key chain; charm...). Instructions: Ponder and visualize a long-term goal (a few months or years ahead). What does it look like? What are the details of your … Continue reading How to Create a Vision Board

Feelings Wheel to Help You Identify Your Complex Emotions

How the feelings wheel works I think of the feelings wheel as a tree. The emotions on the edge of the circle are related to the primary emotions (or the emotions that we most commonly identify), which are in the very center. For example, when we feel confident and successful, we feel proud, and we … Continue reading Feelings Wheel to Help You Identify Your Complex Emotions

Better Understand Your Sleep

Whether your issues are with falling asleep, staying asleep or quality of sleep, you could look into some ways to keep track of it. Sleep tracking is similar to keeping a journal, it will aid with problem solving and identifying patterns around bedtime or daily routine. Better understand what is going on. When considering your … Continue reading Better Understand Your Sleep

Body Appreciation and Positivity

The Uniquely Me, Body Appreciation, and Body Positivity worksheet helps with recognizing what our bodies do for us and what is unique about us. Think about the abilities and all that our bodies achieve every day, there are several! Walking, speaking, reading, thinking, feeling, eating, and reproducing, just to mention a few. Our bodies are … Continue reading Body Appreciation and Positivity

“My Positive Attributes” Worksheet for Older Teens

A positive attributes worksheet to help identify and give thought to your positive qualities. Download and print. Print more than one worksheet because you have more than four positive attributes. We don't give enough thought to our positive attributes. Our brains tend to default towards negative self-talk, which can hold us down. We sometimes think … Continue reading “My Positive Attributes” Worksheet for Older Teens