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How I’m Enjoying Getting Older

March 22nd, 2017

I often catch myself saying, “Oye, I’m getting old!” It’s typically a response after I have tried to stand up but had to move slowly because something or other was aching – my hips, my knees, my back…

But if …


Parenting Tips for those Raising a Child with a Mental Illness – part 2

February 27th, 2017


I know that all parents probably hear their children, at one time or another, complain that their brother or sister is getting more attention or special treatment than he or she is. Hearing, “But it’s not fair!” is something to …


The Invisible Shackles of a Locked, Memory Care Floor

February 20th, 2017


Once when I was driving on the highway I noticed a woman, who looked to be about 85 years old, walking on the side of the highway. I looked for a car that she possibly abandoned but didn’t see one. …


The secret to turning caregiver guilt into caregiver wellness!

February 14th, 2017


I was raised in a family who used guilt as a motivation technique. I say that a bit in tongue and cheek but there are situations in which guilt is used to drive us into action or as a form …


Parenting Tips on Raising a Child with a Mental Illness – Part 1

February 6th, 2017

Many of my listeners have heard me discuss my family and I have mentioned my son. When I was pregnant with him, I was sick a lot and now I wonder if that was because he was feeling unsettled, even …


Finding Life’s “Sweet Spots”

January 31st, 2017

Most of the time when I speak to my friends, family or colleagues and ask them how they are doing, there is a standard and quick “Good, thanks.” But when we take a moment to really talk about life, I …


This stress is killing me! How to Achieve Health and Wellness for Your Own Sake

January 23rd, 2017

My friend was just telling me a story about how the commute to her job is killing her. She’s spending 10 hours in the car each week and she has no time to decompress. Her nights are spent rushing through …


Follow these 4 steps to achieve success in your personal and professional life!

January 16th, 2017

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There are many moments in each day when many of us question what we’re doing. Am I really a good mother? A good father? A good wife or husband? A good caregiver? A good daughter or son? Am I a …


My colleague is crazy! Understanding and destigmatizing mental illness

January 9th, 2017

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You arrive at work on a Thursday morning as usual to find your colleagues standing around talking. When you approach and ask what’s going on you are shocked to learn that your supervisor has just asked to take an extended …


The Importance of Recognizing and Ending Workplace Bullying

December 19th, 2016

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While driving to work you feel your stomach in knots. You are trying to believe that today will be different. You visualize yourself entering the office, smiling and warmly greeting everyone. You sit down at your desk, boot up your …



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