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The Consequences of High-Conflict Divorce on Children

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:40+00:00 October 14th, 2016|Categories: Children, Collaborative Divorce, Crisis, Divorce, Mediation, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , |

While we know that high-conflict divorce impacts the wellbeing of all parties involved, there is scientific data showing specifically how high-conflict divorce impacts children.  Children who are victims of a high-conflict divorce have a significant decrease in quality of life. The following are three ways in which children’s lives are impacted by parents who are invested [...]

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Dad’s Experience with Heart Disease & Stress

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:44+00:00 September 18th, 2011|Categories: Health, Medication|Tags: , , , , |

For this blog post, I'm turning the reins over to my dad. He's going to share his story of having heart disease, and how stress was a contributing factor to his illness. Claude Moulton Esq. writes: Quite unexpectedly at age 50 I was diagnosed with coronary artery disease. I had no symptoms of which I was [...]

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Just Be. Don’t Argue – Just Do It.

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:45+00:00 August 12th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Depression/Anxiety, Relationships, Technology|Tags: , , , , , |

In this age of technology, it seems we are constantly attached to our iPhones, Blackberrys, iPads, laptops...anything that beeps, blinks, or chirps. We have a difficult time telling our technology "No". No, I'm not answering that email right now. No, that phone call can wait. No, I don't have to text back immediately. It's almost as [...]

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Is it ADHD or Overload?

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:45+00:00 August 9th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD|Tags: , , , , |

New post on Huffington Post blog: Is it ADHD/ADD or Are We Just Overloaded? So is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) a real thing, or is it just a byproduct of the times we live in? We have overcommitted, over-scheduled and overextended ourselves. We have to answer our emails right now. We have to check Facebook [...]

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High schoolers take more credits than ever

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:45+00:00 April 15th, 2011|Categories: Depression/Anxiety, School|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

U.S. News & World Report (14 Apr 2011) -- Today's high school students are taking more classes than ever. According to a new study by the National Center for Education Statistics, the average high school graduate in 2009 earned about three credits more than graduates in 1990. The extra credits amounted to about 420 more hours [...]

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Earlier age at first drink = More stress-induced drinking later

By | 2016-10-05T06:45:49+00:00 March 16th, 2011|Categories: Addiction, Brain, Depression/Anxiety|Tags: , , , |

The earlier you start drinking, the more stress-induced drinking you may have later, according to a new study. The total amount of alcohol consumption was examined, and not number of "drinking days". This is because total amount of consumption is more of an indicator of stress-induced drinking. Stressful life events caused increased drinking, while normal day-to-day [...]

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