Self-care

Tips for the Overwhelmed Mom

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Published on: September 1, 2020

Feel like burying yourself in your bedsheets? Find yourself bursting into tears? Are you exhausted? Irritable? Anxious? Forgetful? If ever there was a time for the overwhelmed mom, it’s now. The beginning of the school year is always a challenge but even more so amid a global pandemic.  At a time when it feels like everything is sitting on your shoulders, what can you do to catch your breath? How can you find some balance?  Consider Online Therapy Times are tough. It is ok to be dreading the days ahead and feeling overwhelmed with all the things you have to… Continue Reading This Article

3 Self-Care Vacations to Take in the State of PA

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Published on: July 14, 2020

Self-care is so important but sometimes it is not as simple as quiet time or a good night’s sleep. Sometimes we need a self-care vacation, a place we can go reconnect with ourselves and get back on track with our health (both mentally and physically). You don’t need to travel far to find a self-care vacation that works for you. There are a lot of self-care destinations right here in Pennsylvania.    Here are a few that got our attention: 1.) Himalayan Institute Located less than three hours from Move Forward Counseling’s Landisville office and a short afternoon drive from… Continue Reading This Article

The Silver Linings of Quarantine

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Published on: June 2, 2020

We have spent a lot of time focusing on why quarantine is difficult. But, as hard as it has been, quarantine can also have a lot of benefits for your mental health. So, for a change, let’s focus on some of the silver linings of quarantine. That being said, it might be hard for you to be optimistic right now, and that is ok. Whatever you are feeling, your feelings are valid. There is no doubt that these are strange times. Besides having extra time to clean out your closets, what are some of the silver linings of quarantine? Learning… Continue Reading This Article

How to Cope with the Unknown of the Coming Months

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Published on: May 15, 2020

These are difficult times and perhaps one of the most unsettling aspects is not knowing what the future holds surrounding the Coronavirus. When will we be able to go back to work? School? When will things go back to normal? What happens if I get sick or if this gets worse? Will we be able to afford bills next month? Will we be able to go on vacation this summer? What about in the fall? It is a lot of anxiety-inducing uncertainty. And, it is ok to not be ok with any of it. It is a natural human need to… Continue Reading This Article

Why It’s Ok to Not be ‘Embracing’ This Time

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Published on: May 4, 2020

We have all heard it a hundred times by now — “embrace this time at home.” We have been told the old “life is short” and “now is the time” to be making special memories with our kids, playing games, learning new languages, getting reacquainted with an old hobby. We have been encouraged to get all the things done that we haven’t had time to do—paint the house, fix that broken porch light, reorganize closets and clean out drawers.  But, we are also overwhelmed, anxious, trying to ward off depressive feelings, stressed, scared, financially-strapped, you name it. These times are… Continue Reading This Article

Coping with Anxiety and Staying Connected During Covid-19

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Published on: March 31, 2020

These are days many of us never expected to see. We are in unprecedented/uncertain times. They feel a little crazy and surreal. Our lives are literally on hold while this Covid-19 global health emergency threatens our families, careers, our world as we know it. It is all very scary and can stir up a variety of uncomfortable feelings.  How do you cope when you haven’t been faced with anything like this before? How are you supposed to get through?  First things first—breathe. It is not all bad. Think about the positives in your life and then focus on taking things… Continue Reading This Article

How Do You Know When To Start Therapy?

Woman standing outside with hand on head | She is deciding that she needs therapy for mindfulness and anxiety. She is worried when would be the right time to begin counseling for women in pennsylvannia.

Published on: March 17, 2020

People have a lot of questions when it comes to therapy. When should I start? How do I know if it will help? Do I have to have a lot to talk about? Are my problems big enough? What will I have to do? Will people think I am crazy? How will it help?  These concerns are understandable. If you don’t know much about therapy, it can be difficult to know what to expect. It is different than when you schedule an oil change for your car, or even a regular doctor’s appointment. That tends to have some degree of… Continue Reading This Article

Ending the Social Media Comparison Game

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Published on: March 4, 2020

Have you ever felt inadequate, unsuccessful, discouraged, or just plain bad about yourself after getting off social media? Maybe you don’t feel like you are enough. Maybe you feel like you aren’t doing as much as your friends or family. Or, maybe you are wondering why your relationships don’t look the same as others.  The rise of social media over the past decade has led to a culture of comparing and contrasting. We are so used to seeing the “successes” of others on the internet that we fear we aren’t living our best life. We are constantly questioning our life… Continue Reading This Article

Avoiding Workplace Burnout: The Modern Health Concern

Woman holds up cartoon smile in front of her tear stricken face. Her eyeliner has smudged all over her eyes. She is suffering from burnout, and is trying her hardest to seem happy. Move Forward Counseling offers online therapy for women, depression therapy, and more! Contact us today for support!

Published on: February 19, 2020

As a culture, we have been conditioned to think that we should be working all the time. Our phones are constantly with us. We respond to emails the second they come in. It never stops. Ultimately leading us to exhaustion, feeling overwhelmed, stress, anxiety, and depression (because all we feel like we are doing is working). We are suffering from burnout.  Workplace burnout has become so common that the World Health Organization recently classified it as an “occupational phenomenon” on its International Classification of Diseases. WHO classifies burnout as a “syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has… Continue Reading This Article

What Do You Do When You Realize You’ve Stopped Caring?

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Published on: February 5, 2020

The other day I came across a social media post, it said — what do you do when you realize you’ve stopped caring? It got me thinking. This is the time of the year, the cold, dreary, winter months when we tend to lose touch with ourselves. We stop caring. We might feel stuck, bored, and unmotivated to do anything to make a change. Some of us might get pulled into a vice of our choice — comfort food, alcohol, trashy TV, etc. These moments in life are normal. We all have times when we are “in a rut,” moments when… Continue Reading This Article