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You Blog: “I Became a Gutless, Whimpering Victim of Anxiety” by Paul Dooley

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Anxiety, Bipolar Mood Swings, Borderline Personality, Building Resilience, Depression, Grief, Paranoia, Phobias, Stress, The Wire, You Blog |

Guest blogger, Paul Dooley, talks about his experience with anxiety. “Fear is without a doubt a world-class attention grabber. And in 1999 it had me glued to myself. After experiencing my first panic attack, I spent several months possessed by worry.”

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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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