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09/04/2018
The Difficulty Of Being A Full-Time Caregiver I am the Volunteer Coordinator for a hospice organization, and we recently had a patient who worried about his wife and how she would make it after he passed... More >>

Tags: AttitudeChoose Wisely-Treat KindlyJobPersonal ResponsibilityStressValues
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08/24/2018
Balancing Caregiving and a Career Studies, articles, and blogs today give caregivers advice on balancing responsibility and managing stress. Whether you can hold a demanding job(s) or advance a career as a primary caregiver remains the dilemma. Nearly 44 million Americans (most working part or full time) provide regular, unpaid care for an older adult... More >>

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08/14/2018
3 Steps to Better Life Decisions We make a lot of decisions every day. Some are small, like, 'do I want fruit for breakfast?', and others are quite a bit bigger, like, 'should I quit my job,' or, 'should I buy a house?' It would be nice if all our decisions were easy, but there is no universal blueprint for how to make the right decision... More >>

Tags: AttitudeBehaviorHealthMental HealthStressTips
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08/01/2018
5 Steps to Grieving Well So You Can Live Well Loss is painful. Grief is challenging. We never get over people. We're not designed to. Life is about relationships. We're wired for connection. No wonder we don't do separation well. When someone we love departs, they leave a hole in our hearts... More >>

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07/30/2018
Other Causes of Childhood Stress ...Our daughter cried a lot and was also extremely stressed. Sometimes we could only hold her and caress her as she remained inconsolable. After several trips to specialists, it was recommended we medicate her for anxiety and ADHD... More >>

Tags: HealthResponse to a CommentStress
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07/23/2018
Why We're Wired to Resist Change and How to Open Yourself to New Possibilities Have you ever known that a situation wasn't good for you, or that a change in a situation would result in something better, but still found yourself hesitant to make the change? If so, congratulations: you're totally normal! Humans are hardwired against change. But on a day-to-day basis, it may actually serve to discourage us from taking risks that could be beneficial... More >>

Tags: BehaviorStressTips
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07/20/2018
Salad Families I have three children and my husband has three children. We came back from a dream family vacation intended to make our newly formed 'salad' family of six children bond with each other... More >>

Tags: DivorceMarriageParentingStressTeens
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07/19/2018
Choices When my amazing husband passed away at age 59 several years ago, I was faced with a choice: curl up in a ball and let it defeat me or get back into life and really LIVE it with gusto to honor him and myself... More >>

Tags: AttitudeBehaviorCharacter-Courage-ConscienceRelationshipsStress
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07/17/2018
Four Rules to Achieve Sustainable Habit Change ...It's overwhelming to think about making any life changes, especially when there are 29 ways to do it. It doesn't have to be that complicated, in fact, it's not. By following only four specific rules for habit change it's possible to achieve your goals... More >>

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07/09/2018
How We Heal Our Children's Broken Hearts ...In the beginning, he would rage, at times banging his head against a table. And then he would cry. He was full of anger and sadness. We knew we had to heal his pain, not only for him but also so that it would not be passed onto others... More >>

Tags: AttitudeBehaviorMental HealthMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingStressValues
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