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Do you know how to ask for help?

by DM Castillo, posted in Counseling, Stress Reduction   |  No Comments

Do you know how to ask for help or accept it when it’s offered? No? Maybe you grew up with the idea that asking for help is a sign of weakness or you have trouble communicating your needs. The attitude of “I can do it all by myself” can create more stress in life, lead to feeling overloaded and anxious, and breed resentment in relationships and/or the workplace. Toni Bernahrd, J.D., author of Turning Gold Into Straw, recently posted an article “How to Ask for Help” ( link). If you have trouble asking for help, consider a few counseling session to learn the ins and outs of communicating your needs and accepting help.

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