COVID-19 Survival Guide: Beliefs and Character

Ann Stromberg, Emotional Wellness Counselor Beliefs and Character We have all felt the uncertainty of our world during the past few months. How do you respond to uncertainty? Do you feel anxious or in total control? Our deep beliefs influence our response to difficult challenges. Our belief system influences our biological and emotional responses to…

COVID-19 Survival Guide: Patience

Ann Stromberg, Emotional Wellness Counselor Patience “Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.” Joyce Meyer In theory, the art of being patient appears to be the simple act of waiting for the desired results. The reality is patience is a hard skill to master. Patience…

Despite Record Unemployment, JVS Career Services Continues to Help Find Work

“I was laid off before the COVID-19 crisis happened,” said JVS Career Services client Dustin. “What I have found is that many HR departments are focused on handling COVID-19 instead of trying to figure out how to interview and hire people online.”When Dustin lost his job at the end of 2019, he reached out to…

COVID-19 Survival Guide: Choosing Kindness

2020 has presented us with many challenges that test our patience and break our hearts. Once again, we as a society are faced with the disgusting practices of racism and social injustice. Hatred is a vile emotion that has been the source of suffering for citizens for decades. While we are not debating solutions here…