Caring for Caregivers

Those who give of themselves selflessly need care as well By Julie Halm Few responsibilities take the immense toll that comes with being a caregiver to a loved one. Whether a traumatic injury or progressive illness brings about the necessity, being a caregiver can prove to be physically, emotionally and psychologically exhausting. Navigating the medical… Continue reading Caring for Caregivers

Finding a Therapist Who Can Help You Heal

Getting the Most out of Therapy and Counseling Authors: Melinda Smith, M.A., and Jeanne Segal, Ph.D Therapy can be an effective treatment for mental and emotional problems. But in order to reap its benefits, it’s important to choose the right therapist—someone you trust who makes you feel cared for and has the experience to help… Continue reading Finding a Therapist Who Can Help You Heal

Does “Instagram-itis” Wreck Your Holiday Spirit?

Tips on how to create holidays that fit you, not Instagram. Pamela B. Rutledge Ph.D., M.B.A. Instagram is a great place to get holiday ideas.  It’s also a great place to go if you want to beat yourself up about the holidays you think you should have, but can never quite manage.  If you find… Continue reading Does “Instagram-itis” Wreck Your Holiday Spirit?

8 Tips to Survive Your Office Holiday Party

Second in the series on prickly holiday situations at work. Liane Davey Ph.D. The Holiday Party Does the mention of the office holiday party evoke fond memories of fun celebrations or horrific flashbacks of career-limiting moves (your own or your colleagues')? Holiday parties can be great for morale if you're less naughty and more nice.… Continue reading 8 Tips to Survive Your Office Holiday Party

Christmas Gifts That Unwrap the Giftedness of ADHD

Tips for Buying Gifts that Help Transform Attention Deficits into Assets Shane Perrault Ph.D. Christmas is a special time of year. Yes, even Santa knows parenting a child with ADHD requires special attention. While children with Attention Deficits do not come with a manual, here is a proven “3 Step Strategy” that will help empower… Continue reading Christmas Gifts That Unwrap the Giftedness of ADHD

Addiction during the holidays: Recovered or not, it’s important to be prepared

How can those struggling with addiction stay safe during the holidays? Adi Jaffe Ph.D. The holidays are a stressful time for everyone. Between gift-giving, travel, and keeping up with all parts of the ever-complicated modern family unit, nearly anyone can find themselves driven towards the nearest coping mechanism, whatever that may be. However, for recovering… Continue reading Addiction during the holidays: Recovered or not, it’s important to be prepared