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Laughter as a Formula for Good Health by Dr. Louise B. Lubin

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Anger Management, Antisocial Personality, Bipolar Mood Swings, Borderline Personality, Building Resilience, Depression, Grief, Stress, The Wire |

When was the last time you really laughed hard? The kind of laugh that grabs you and sends you reeling out of control so much that you forgot what caused you to laugh? The idea of laughter as a formula for good health is an old idea.

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There’s a Book for That: Psychologists’ Top-Rated Self-Help Books

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014 in Abuse, Aging, Building Resilience, Caregiving, Depression, Facing Death & Dying, Grief, Marriage & Family, Parenting, Spirituality, Sports Psychology, Stress, The Wire |

Self-help books continue to proliferate on bookstore shelves and internet web pages. Thousands of new self-help books are published annually, accounting for an estimated two billion dollars in sales per year, in an unregulated industry.

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Developing Your Child’s Emotional Quotient: The Value of Emotional Intelligence by Dr. Sandra Wartski

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Anger Management, Antisocial Personality, Autism Spectrum, Bullying, Caregiving, Depression, Learning Challenges, Marriage & Family, Parenting, School Concerns, The Wire |

High intelligence, academic success, and intense curiosity are admirable, but happiness and success in our complicated world also depends upon well-developed social and emotional skills as well. It is these skills which allow children to become happier, more confident…

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Coping with Cancer? Top Ways To More Than Hang In There by Dr. Alicia H. Clark

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Caregiving, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Depression, Facing Death & Dying, Grief, Spirituality, The Wire |

When people are diagnosed with cancer, they are struck with one of the most stressful moments of their lives. Shock, fear, anxiety, sadness, anger, grief, and even guilt are common feelings when needing to face coping with cancer, especially when hearing the news for the first time. There are so many questions…

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Autism Strategies: Establishing Schedules and Routines by Dr. Steven Altabet

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in Autism Spectrum, Learning Challenges, School Concerns, The Wire |

Positive Behavior Support (PBS) strategies are used to establish a calm and predictable environment that allows people with Autism to slowly be able to explore their world and learn new skills. For this article, I’d like to discuss the effective use of schedules.

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