New Year…Same Anxiety

New Year…Same Anxiety

Dear Karen Kaye, Please teach me how to control my anxiety. It is becoming more overwhelming over time. Thanks, Skyler   Dear Skyler, Trying to control anxiety is part of what makes anxiety so overwhelming. The more you try to control anxiety, the bigger the grip...
Take the Mental Health Quiz

Take the Mental Health Quiz

  Dear Karen Kaye, Please assist me in evaluating my own mental health. Thanks, Brendan   Dear Brendan, Your request shows inner strength through your willingness to face yourself. To question, evaluate, and review one’s mental state is paramount to good mental...
Building Self-Confidence

Building Self-Confidence

Dear Karen Kaye, I know I lack confidence and I fear how that will affect my life in the long-term. Thank you. Sincerely, Jodie   Dear Jodie, Your ability to recognize that you have a lack of self-confidence will ultimately increase your self-confidence. You will...
Is it Time to Adopt a Pet over the Summer?

Is it Time to Adopt a Pet over the Summer?

Dear Karen Kaye, I am a 27-year-old single male who lives alone. I know I would like a pet, but I do not know if I am ready for that responsibility. Help me with this decision. Tyler   Dear Tyler, The ‘dog days of summer’ is a great time to adopt a pet and make them...
Is He Prince Charming?

Is He Prince Charming?

Dear Karen Kaye, With all the excitement of the upcoming royal wedding, I am wondering if we pay a price for the fantasy of a wedding or the idea of finding and marrying our prince charming. Thanks, Pilar   Dear Pilar, The price one pays for fantasy depends on how...