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Stress Resiliency and Brain Agility through Sleep-Priorities-Passion-Empathy-Exercise-Diet Part V
posted by Mark Gorkin, LCSW ("The Stress Doc") on Feb 27th 2015
Stress Resiliency and Brain Agility through Sleep-Priorities-Passion-Empathy-Exercise-Diet Part V"This is a "diversity in unity" poem: each letter of the SPEED acronym has a somewhat different poetic style and structure yet provides a united pathway for stress resiliency and brain agility (for kids of all ages). If you missed the previous ones, you can check out the first one here (with links to the rest being added as a new one is published). E is for Exercise" More...
Believe Itís Possible
posted by Mandy Kloppers on Feb 26th 2015
Believe Itís Possible"Are you living the best life possible for you? If not, why not? Many of us have limited horizons and self limiting beliefs that keep us from reaching our full potential.What have you decided is impossible in your life? How resigned are you to just putting up with life as you know it?" More...
Why an Imperfect Marriage is Your Best Option for Happiness - Part I
posted by Gary Gilles, LCPC on Feb 24th 2015
Why an Imperfect Marriage is Your Best Option for Happiness - Part I"I share that story because too many couples secretly believe what this speaker was saying: that the best marriages don't experience much conflict. But, this is not true. The real test of a strong and secure marriage is not whether you can avoid conflict but how you go about addressing it and repairing the possible injury that may result. Conflict in a marriage is not only inevitable but should be expected." More...
When Is It Time to End a Relationship with a Lover, Friend or Family Member?
posted by Bob Livingstone, LCSW on Feb 23rd 2015
When Is It Time to End a Relationship with a Lover, Friend or Family Member?"Everyone faces a crossroad sometime in their life wondering if they want to continue a relationship with a friend, lover or family member. You ponder how much you are supposed to take from another human being. You have always looked at his extenuating circumstances and have tolerated his verbal abuse in the past. His mother could have recently died. He may have a long-term illness and/or chronic pain. She may be a victim of domestic violence. You wonder if it is ever ok for anyone, regardless of their circumstances to put up with your character being assassinated or viciously assaulted. Is it ever ok to allow another person to belittle you and continue to stomp on your dreams? Is it ever OK for someone to continually use you and never reciprocate? These are tough questions." More...
Building a Caregiving Team Part II
posted by Gary Gilles, LCPC on Feb 20th 2015
Building a Caregiving Team Part II"In part one, we discussed the need to "share the care" so that one person does not have to shoulder the burden of caring for a loved one. We explored how simply asking family members, friends, neighbors and others for help can not only provide needed assistance but give others an opportunity to feel helpful. In this post we get practical. Let's start with being clear and specific of how we will use this volunteer energy for caregiving needs." More...
Stress Resiliency and Brain Agility through Sleep-Priorities-Passion-Empathy-Exercise-Diet Part IV
posted by Mark Gorkin, LCSW ("The Stress Doc") on Feb 19th 2015
Stress Resiliency and Brain Agility through Sleep-Priorities-Passion-Empathy-Exercise-Diet Part IV"This is a "diversity in unity" poem: each letter of the SPEED acronym has a somewhat different poetic style and structure yet provides a united pathway for stress resiliency and brain agility (for kids of all ages)...E is for Empathy" More...
How to Stop Worrying
posted by Mandy Kloppers on Feb 18th 2015
How to Stop Worrying"Some Ďrulesí around worrying seem commonplace. These are the rules I have come across the most: 1) I must worry to reduce the risk of something bad happening in an uncertain situation" More...
Building a Caregiving Team Part I
posted by Gary Gilles, LCPC on Feb 17th 2015
Building a Caregiving Team Part I"Ted watched his father care for his frail mother for over 11 years as the one and only caregiver. Though friends and family members occasionally offered to help, Ted's father felt that it was his spousal duty to serve her in this way, and do it alone. But when Ted's father died suddenly of a massive heart attack, it left Ted's mother with no one to care for her needs. As the oldest adult child, Ted now feels a responsibility to follow his father's example of sacrificial love and assume the role of sole caregiver for his mother. The physical and emotional strain of adding caregiving to his already busy life makes him feel like he is headed for a breakdown if something doesn't change soon." More...
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