Celebrating food is in abundance during the holiday season.  When we indulge in its richness during this season, it can be difficult to break habits that perpetuate the cycle.  In order to “get back on track” we often look outside of ourselves to refocus.  For example, external influences that motivate us maybe the beginning of…

Caregivers, similar to crisis medical and mental health professionals, are not immune to compassion fatigue, which is the result of chronic or acute second-hand or vicarious trauma observed or heard from the sufferings experienced by others.  Many of you know that caregiver fatigue is associated with increased anxiety and depression, but you should also consider that…

After a divorce there are still issues to address. One of the major issues is child custody and visitation, especially exchanges for visitations. The issues usually are addressed in the divorce settlement and the Court Mediation report. However, even though the Mediation Agreement attempts to address these issues, there are usually still issues. I have…

Every month in the U.S. there are several dire physical illnesses to focus your attention on. For example, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. December is National Aids Awareness.  However, focusing on what you don’t desire is an oxymoron. You can’t prevent something that you focus on. What you focus on is what you create.…

As a year ends and the New Year is rung in….people excitedly anticipate a better year than before. We wish each other a Happy and Prosperous New Year. People make New Year’s resolutions and the majority will abandon their resolutions in a few weeks But, really there is no difference between the current year and…

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