Work Home Balance with the kids!

  Working from home with kids can be increasing challenging. Changes due to COVID-19 find many homebound working parents and their children facing many challenges that one could not have imagined a few years ago. Meeting the job responsibilities with your kids...

Better Rest in 2022!

Most of us enter a new year with a commitment and determination to make overall improvements that lead to enhanced well-being.  Recently, I viewed a Ted Talk featuring Saundra Dalton-Smith MD.  Dr. Dalton-Smith provided a guide on how individuals can correct the...

Coping with Grief During the Holidays

The holidays can be a somber time for many as it reminds us of those who have died. It’s usually the small things that hit the hardest. A song that plays on the radio. Cravings for that special holiday dish. Certain smells. Empty chairs. We can be surrounded by...

Simple Steps for Surviving the Holidays

For a great many people, the falling leaves and cooler temperatures are a sure sign that the holidays are on the way.   This time of year can be marked by a great deal of stress and depression for a great many people, no matter which holidays you celebrate.  Whether...

‘Tis the Season

The anticipation for the upcoming holiday season will be unlike any other season most have ever known. Last year, most opted for virtual family visits, which for many families came at a good time, as the pending election, civil unrest and what side of the matter...

OCD and Children

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is more than just handwashing, neatness, and rigid behaviors. Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a complex anxiety disorder, characterized by obsessions which are unwanted and persistent thoughts, and compulsions which are repetitive...

Managing Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are one of the most pervasive and debilitating illnesses in these stressful times. Our anxiety continues to be fueled by the modern-day stressors. These stressors include the changes in our world which have been a direct result of CoVid 19. Cognitive...

Relationships and Rejection

Often we find ourselves feeling rejected by others, whether real or perceived, and contend with an inner voice which emphasizes a need for complete acceptance by others.  We all wish to be admired, agreed with, accepted.  It can be difficult when our thoughts or...