Health Advocate Blog

Category - Stress Management

Coping with the anniversary of a traumatic event

As the anniversary of a tragic or traumatic event approaches, many people experience feelings of sadness, grief, anxiety or anger. This phenomenon, which is often deeply painful, is known as an “anniversary reaction.” Anniversary reactions, which...

Are you or a loved one having suicidal thoughts?

The COVID-19 pandemic’s health risks and social restrictions can leave anyone—especially those who are depressed or overwhelmed by life and feeling hopeless—struggling with suicidal thoughts. But depression can be treated, and there is support to...

Strategies to communicate more smoothly

Communicating with others, whether with friends, family or coworkers, is not always easy, especially if you have different communication styles or views on any given subject. Misunderstandings can easily arise, leaving you feeling like you’re not...