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by When one of my friends turned 50 and was still single (after a few bad relationships and divorce) she said "That’s it. I am destined to be single for the rest of my life, so I better start loving myself. I’m all I got."Getting close to that age, and single myself, was I destined to be single for the rest of my life? I reacted very intensely to her, in saying “No, don’t you dare give up, there is someone...
by There are as many theories about raising children as there are children. Most parents will admit that they had no idea of what raising a child would be like and that someone should write a manual to explain how to do it. Many have. The problem is that there is no one formula for raising children and the “experts” that claim their one size fits all theories cause more problems than they solve. Parenting...
by We use “typical teen behavior” to refer to a broad range of things our teens do, much of it unbecoming. Whenever they appear moody, or stop talking to us, or resist our reminders about everything from deadlines to hygiene, our go-to explanation is that "they’re just being typical teens."But are they? Or have we just become so accustomed to thinking about adolescents as defiant and non-communicative...
by Dating after divorce in the hopes of finding true love can be a difficult experience. It’s not just the fact that you’re older or nervous, tired of rejection and being pushed aside by so many options these days. No matter what you’re saying to yourself, anybody divorced, anyone dating a divorcé really, is riddled with a whole host of questions like a reporter sussing out a lead… “What broke them apart?...
by Did you know that buying your veggies first may be counterproductive when grocery shopping?Researchers have found there is a psychological effect called “moral licensing” where we give ourselves the OK to do something “bad” because we’ve been so “good.” This permission-to-sin effect allows people to indulge after doing something positive. Like putting the leafy greens in our shopping basket and then...
by Some experts say that Americans are generally ignorant when it comes to what is essentially good, wholesome and safe food to eat. This may, in fact, be a classic example of the "proof of the pudding" being in the "eating."It should be stressed, though, that this "ignorance" has been deliberately peddled or imposed on Americans over a number of years. In fact, rather than using the word "ignorance,"...
by He’s a hunk, fun, nice, and treats you like a queen. As long as things between you are light and easy-going, life is good. When you need intimacy, he finds other places to be and things to do. Sound familiar?The problem is classic: he’s emotionally unavailable for you when you need him the most. Fortunately, we know the cause of the problem and how to fix it. Many men are emotionally unavailable to...
by Caring For The Caregiver - by Judah Gutwein, L.N.H.A.Regency Nursing Centers, NJIn the profession of senior healthcare, we are naturally inclined to show compassion towards the patients and residents, who are clinically compromised and require our help.What about their loved ones who are placing their parent(s) with us, often after years of caring for them? Do we similarly show compassion to them as...
by Let’s set the stage: Pretend that you have chronic low back pain. How would you treat it?Conventionally, you may take painkillers or an epidural to numb the pain. However, this method will only mask the symptoms.Now, pretend you have a headache. How would you treat that? Commonly, you can pop an Advil and hope it goes away, right?Unfortunately, all too often, lower back pain or headache will come back...
by By: Judah Gutwein, Regency Nursing & Post-acute Rehabilitation CentersFor residents of long-term care facilities, visits from family and friends are more than just appreciated, they are important for their emotional well-being. In addition to providing an opportunity to stay in touch with loved ones, relive memories, share experiences, and enjoy quality time together, personal visits help reassure...
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