March 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Member of Maryland National Guard in Gaithersburg Competes for Best Warrior

Sgt. James McGill, a radiology specialist with the 224th Medical Company Area Support in Gaithersburg, competed in the Maryland National Guard’s Best Warrior Competition. The multi-day marathon includes mental and physicals tests, “pushing these elite service members to their limits.” The March 11 to March 14 event was open to junior enlisted, noncommissioned officers and […]

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April 28, 2020 | Carey Heller, Psy.D.

Dr. Carey Heller

BLOG: Reducing Stress During Covid-19 Take Action Now!

There are many things that are likely causing stress for you right now due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Each person’s experiences of this situation are likely somewhat different, which means that the specific stressors are also going to be. For many people, the day-to-day activities of navigating remote work, childcare, and education in of themselves […]

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March 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

CDC: How to Manage Anxiety and Stress Related to Coronavirus Pandemic

Most people are looking out for the symptoms of COVID-19 — which include a fever, cough, and shortness of breath.  And most of us are practicing social distancing, a term many were not familiar with prior to the coronavirus pandemic. But, many of us may not be aware that it is normal to experience anxiety […]

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April 19, 2019 | Carey Heller, Psy.D.

Incorporating Relaxation Tools into Daily Life that Work for You

Many children, teens, and even adults hear terms like “mindfulness” and “deep breathing” offered as solutions to calm down in the moment and feel more relaxed in general. Many schools incorporate mindfulness activities into their routine. At the same time, unless someone receives a formal lesson on what to do, children, teens, and adults may […]

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April 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

Oh %@#*! Study Reveals Americans Curse to Deal with Stress

A new study reveals that the average American utters their first curse word of the day at 10:54 a.m. The study commissioned by 9Round Kickbox Fitness and conducted by OnePoll focused on the everyday stress and frustration of 2,000 Americans by exploring how much stress they take on and how they deal with it, according […]

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January 10, 2016 | John Kolm

Happiness In a Rainstorm (PHOTO)

This week it’s a guest blog, written by our Ops Manager Amanda Biller.  Something happened on one of our team and leadership programs recently, the client noticed and had a long discussion about it, and I asked Amanda to write about this incident in her own words.  They say the most powerful story you can tell is […]

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October 23, 2014 | Nancy Frieder

Halloween pumpkin

College Application Deadlines: The Fear Factor

As Halloween approaches, scary things lurk beyond the corner. Perhaps the most frightening for high school seniors is the Nov. 1 deadline for applying to colleges. Don’t discount it because it’s the early deadline. It is significant because, as more students opt for early action (non-binding) and early decision (binding) deadlines, the Nov. 1 deadline […]

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