My Commentary
It Doesn't Have To Be Physical To Be Abuse! Are you never "good enough"? Are you anxious and worried about what will happen when you and your significant other are together? Apart? Are you the subject of name-calling? Are you the subject of yelling? Are you the subject of screaming?…

Talking to a Child About Loss

Saturday, September 1, 2018
Talking To A Child About LossExamples of significant loss experiences for children Moving to a new home Loss of a sense of safety Loss of structure Moving to a new school Sudden change in family financial status Death Loss of a pet Sudden health changes for self/family/friends Divorce It is…
QUESTION: When is parenting a never ending story? ANSWER: When you make it that way!Many of your friends are looking forward to their children "leaving the nest." But you… you are wondering if will ever be over. You are thinking you cannot afford the time or money to get away…

Date Rape - It Happens MUCH Too Often!

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
A too-common reality A dangerous crime It is, unfortunately, a common occurrence. You learn of another rape. Another young girl. Another young boy. Either the victim or the perpetrator. You hear about another friend in her/his 20's or 30's or 40's or 50's or 60's or 70's or 80's or…

Crisis Recovery IS Possible!

Thursday, August 9, 2018
Whether it is the unexpected police at your door, the sudden loss of a job, a shooting in the most unlikely of places or hearing about the sudden loss of a very dear friend - we are all subject to crisis in our lives. And whether it is "expected" or…
IS IT TIME TO ACT?   For most, entering into a relationship is a hope and a promise for the future. The anticipation is that you will be happy and respected, supportive and supported in good times and in bad. The imaginings tell you that the good times will be…

Depression Awareness

Monday, July 16, 2018
     IF YOU ARE FEELING DEPRESSED RIGHT NOW -  here is a limited list of options you can reach out to: (this list is NOT inclusive)

Depression and Stress

Sunday, July 1, 2018
In times such as these…when stress seems to scream from the news with moment by moment speed - nothing is more critical to protect and more easily swept away than your sense of your own mental health.  Icons are passing on … wars are waging on … and life goes…

Self Esteem

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Self-esteem can be one of those elusive things that you never quite see but know when it's missing. Or maybe you can see it. You can see healthy self-esteem in your own resilience. You can see self-esteem in your problem-solving skills, your ability to take responsibility for your own behavioral…

The Truth About Aging

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Depression is not an automatic requirement of aging, however if you are feeling depressed, you don't have to just live with it - get help. You can feel better. Sex does not have to end on your 29th birthday - but you might slow down by your 89th birthday.  Your…
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