Discovering Creativity in Crisis

Discovering Creativity in Crisis When I think of Creativity in Crisis, the first thing that comes to mind is resilience. The ability to bounce back, a productive way of dealing with crisis. Given how the situation has been worldwide this year, I have ...

SETTING GOALS DURING THIS NEW SEASON

SETTING GOALS DURING THIS NEW SEASON By: Destiny M. Johnson During this new season of ambiguity, one might find themselves searching for meaning and direction. Things that felt so common and routine like leaving the house to attend an event, going ...

Hacking Happy

Hacking Happy When people say, “choose happiness,” it sounds like an unrealistic task. You can’t just decide to be happy and then magically feel rainbows in your heart. However, there is science behind eliciting happy emotions in order to become a hap ...

New “Norm”: Life after COVID-19

New “Norm”: Life after COVID-19 By: Talin Honarchian, MA, LMFT In recent months, many of us have experienced feelings of fear and worry as we entered into a historical COVID-19 quarantine. We were faced with challenges as new rules and regulations ...

Career Counseling

Career Counseling Let Me Introduce Myself: ACC’s First Career Counselor What is Career Counseling Many people lack the knowledge and confidence on how to begin a new and fulfilling career. This is largely due to the fact that career development ...

Getting Out of the Quarantine Slump

Getting Out of the Quarantine Slump By: Silva Depanian, MA, AMFT, CAMC Have you noticed your energy flagging lately? How about feeling low motivation and poor mental health? Over the last few weeks in quarantine, I myself have had to make some ment ...

Managing Stress Related to COVID-19

Managing Stress Related to COVID-19 In recent weeks, many of us are experiencing strong emotions related to the growing concerns over COVID-19. Everyday seems to bring more reports of confirmed cases and that number continues to rise according to the ...

Road Rage to Mindful Driving

Road Rage to Mindful Driving Anger is often triggered by feelings of loss of control, being unseen or unheard, or experiencing injustice. It is our body’s “alarm system” to tell us that something is not ok. Driving and anger do not mix well together b ...