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Coping

10 Ways to Cope with Big Changes

By | 2017-01-22T14:16:37+00:00 January 22nd, 2017|Categories: Conflict, Crisis, Current Events, Depression/Anxiety, Family, Grief, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Changes are the one constant in life. Just because we go through change doesn't mean we get used to it or fully embrace it, though. Here are 10 tips for coping with big changes in your life and coming out a better person for it. 1.  Acknowledge things are changing. Sometimes we get so caught up in fighting [...]

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Coping with Grief: An Interview with Lara Krawchuck MSW LCSW MPH

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:40+00:00 February 11th, 2016|Categories: Grief|Tags: , , |

When you have experienced a loss, grief can be overwhelming. It can be difficult to know where to turn. I interviewed Lara Krawchuck MSW LCSW MPH, a grief expert, about how to best cope when things feel out of control after a loss. Lara is the founder and CEO of Healing Concepts, LLC (link is external)a [...]

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How Jim Henson Changed My Life

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:44+00:00 September 24th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Television, The Marshall Brothers|Tags: , , , , , , |

Today (9/24) is the 75th anniversary of Jim Henson's birthday. The impact of his work will continue to generations to come. Jim Henson changed my life in so many ways. Here are just a few of the legacies he left in my life. 1. He helped me grieve my friends' deaths. When my best friends Dave [...]

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Spirituality: Its Impact on Adjusting to Breast Cancer

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:44+00:00 September 12th, 2011|Categories: Brain, Depression/Anxiety|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Does spirituality make a difference in how a patient adjusts to breast cancer? According to the following studies, the answer is yes. It does depend, however, on whether spirituality was already part of a patient's life prior to diagnosis. Two studies by Yanez, et al. (2009) examined the relationship between spiritual wellbeing and psychological adjustment. In [...]

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