Tag Archives: Self-care

Change What Doesn’t Work

From time to time we have others suggest that we change something about our lives or ourselves if it doesn’t appear to work for us anymore. They see us from a different viewpoint and call attention to how stuck we … Continue reading

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Managing Stress

What is stress?  Stress is the common, nonspecific response to the demands and the wear and tear of whatever happens to a living being.  It is a generalized physiological and psychological reaction to anything that threatens a person’s survival. Traumatic … Continue reading

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Coping With Holiday Grief

At holiday time, many people are dealing with loss and are often caught in a dilemma between the need to grieve and the pressure to get into the spirit of the season. Holidays or not, it is important for the … Continue reading

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