When you’re weary
COVID weary? Had enough? I FEEL you! And yet, here we are, starting to spike again. I wanted to share some perspectives with you on getting through all of this well. (And... "well!") #covid19support #2020MESS #wellbeing #copingskills #copingstrategies #counseling #stressmanagement #allostaticoverload #sankofacounselingmd
Anything worth having is worth fighting for
Anything worth having is worth fighting for! Fighting for satisfying, fulfilling relationships take more than work. They require SKILLS. See more here! https://tiffanysankofa.com/category/relationships/ #relationshipsuccess #constructiveconflicts #relationshipskills #loveandrelationships #love #couplescounseling #relationshiptools #selfcare #wellness #stress #sankofacounselingmd
Confidence in Uncertainty
We are facing so many unknowns on so many fronts. Our confidence and resilience do not come from knowing what’s going to happen; They come from trusting that we will figure out where to place our feet in order to climb whatever is in front of us. You can find some tools to help along the way here: https://tiffanysankofa.com/category/managing-emotions/ #stress #anxiety #wellbeing #selfcare #counseling #mentalhealthawareness #wellness #managingemotions #resilience #uncertainty #sankofacounseli
Hope is Essential
Stay tuned for the blog (Hope is Essential - especially when it’s hard to find,) coming out early this week: "If we fail to account for hope; If we drown in the weighty waters of all that is wrong, the creativity we need to imagine and create a different future will drown along with our hope. We cannot afford that. You cannot afford that."#SankofaCounselingMD #anxiety #counseling #stress #coping #wellbeing #hope #injustice #justicewarriors
Anger v Rage
Stay tuned for my upcoming blog: “Anger v. Rage: How to use both well.” “Anger tells us that something needs to change; Rage tells us that something needs to heal.” - Tiffany Sankofa #mentalhealth #therapist #sankofacounselingmd #angermanagement #ragebecomesher #rage #healing #wholeness #covidcoping
Create your life!
Feeling discontent with your life? Good! Listen to your inner wisdom: What can you change? Some of the changes might be external. Many of the changes will be internal. Re-create your life! Challenge your “shoulds,” “have to’s” and “musts.” Make choices based on the results you do and don’t want instead of enslaving yourself to your inner (and outer) critics. It’s YOUR life! Do it YOUR way! Don’t get caught up in what you can’t control; Build on what you can control. “My life didn’t…
Let’s create a better normal!
We have a remarkable opportunity to re-evaluate and then recreate our lives, communities and cultural norms much more thoughtfully now. Let’s make intentional decisions for our new normal. Let’s make them based on the results that we do and don’t want, instead of what we can get away with. Let’s make them in consideration of their long term effects, and their effects on the whole, not just on us or on our families. Out of great struggle comes great opportunity. It’s time to use our…