Laura Sauerberg

Try a Cry to Relieve Stress

“Crying does not indicate you are weak. Since birth, it has always been a sign that you are alive.” – Charlotte Brontë Have you ever felt uncomfortable, vulnerable and embarrassed when you cry? Many people worry that if they cry, others will think they are being dramatic, “losing it”, or can’t handle...

How To Fix What Isn’t Working In Your Life

Maintaining a healthy balance is important in every aspect of life, whether it be perspective, attitude, eating habits, work/life or relationships. In order to see things as they are and to not overwhelm ourselves with the “small stuff”, we must learn to improve on our unproductive reactions and thought patterns....

Recovering From the Shock of Bad News

What’s with that moment when you find out terrible news? It’s like time stops and you know it won’t start again until you wrap your head around the news you just heard, whether it be about you or someone you love. I had one of those moments a few days...

Coming into your own, freeing or stressful?

Many people assume that one’s early 20s is the most freeing and fun part of life. No kids to take care of, and all of the world is at your fingertips! Sounds great in theory, but I have found in my personal experiences as well as through many of my...

Keeping Anxiety in Check with Numbers

A very specific strategy to help you interpret whether your worries are anxiety is to step out of yourself and assign them a number based on intensity. While this may sound like a very logical strategy in a very emotional situation, it can help to keep your worries in perspective....

Anxiety in Relationships

When I began my work in helping clients cope with anxiety, I figured it would be mainly working on their inner dialogue and thoughts they have about themselves and the things that are occurring in his or her life. In a short time, I realized a huge impact that anxiety...

To be or not to be…a career mom?

That seems to be the question for many of my generation’s women.  The number of hours that I have spent talking about this with friends would shock the men in our lives, but we never seem to find a definite answer. I suppose that is because everyone’s life is different,...

Healthy Ways to Start a Marriage

Some new statistics surrounding marriage caught me of guard this week.  The divorce rate among 25-29 year olds is on the rise although the overall divorce rate is dropping! As a 26-year-old who will be married this year, I want to know why this is. A theory that has recurred...

A 20-something’s Survival Guide to High School

It wasn’t so long ago that I was in high school (I haven’t even had my ten year reunion yet!) and I hear from my young clients that it is still a difficult time both personally and socially. They are supposed to be “the best years of your life”, but...