Category Archives: Stress and Coping

Self-Care Saboteurs: 5 Ways Self-Care Gets Waylaid

5 Costly Self-Care Detours Do you work too hard? Push yourself beyond your energy level most of the time? Inject caffeine and sugar to circumvent natural rest periods in the day? Then crash hard, or sleep poorly? Phew, I feel this … Continue reading

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Business Unusual: Resources and the Riots

Greetings friends and readers. My last post was posted on Memorial Day 2020, before George Floyd’s death. Since then… (moment of silence; let’s take a pause to breathe, to integrate), a lot’s been happening. Business unusual. And, this revealing feels … Continue reading

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HOW TO FIND A GOOD FIT WITH A THERAPIST

How to find a good fit with a therapist Years ago in my work with cancer patients, I believe Michael Lerner* of Commonweal noted the trend, that people spend more time researching a new car, than they do finding their … Continue reading

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Best Support for the S-hero’s Journey

photo Ben White Unsplash Recent research makes a big deal of social support. Could have guessed that, right? The research found that those with at least 3 confidants actually lived longer. Besides the health benefits, it’s just more fun isn’t … Continue reading

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Eeyore Busting: How to Tell Passing Gloomy Weather from Climate

“It’s snowing still,” said Eeyore gloomily. “So it is.” “And freezing.” “Is it?” “Yes,” said Eeyore. “However,” he said, brightening up a little, “we haven’t had an earthquake lately.” Remember Eeyore, the donkey from the Winnie the Pooh stories? Sarcastic, … Continue reading

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Fiery Politics – Thoughts for Sensitives

Temperatures are running high in the US and the world – and it’s not only global warming. The current politics have become so polarized. Respectful debate? A lost art. But wait a minute. Remember the John Adams historical fiction TV … Continue reading

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