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Telehealth For Kids

Feb 29, 2024


There are many creative activities that I do with Child Patients on Zoom calls ranging from art projects, to books we write -fantasy, friends, school, parents, and their issues. I have found successful ways to use Telehealth with both teens and children.
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10 Questions to Consider and ask when choosing a therpist

Jan 23, 2024


It's critical to discern how to choose the therapist that fits well with you. Here are some criteria to consider.
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Hygge

Dec 03, 2023


How to relax and recoup Danish style
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Thoughts on Aging

Dec 03, 2023


Interesting perspective on getting older and some good humor
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Cellphones, Social Media and Kids...wait until they are in High School

Nov 30, 2023


Jessica Grose of the New York Times has the correct approach for kids to be kept away from Social Media and cellphone addiction. Wait until High School!!!
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Small Acts of Kindness and Joy NPR

Nov 19, 2023


How to increase your sense of well-being
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WHAT IS IMPOSTER SYNDROME?

Nov 04, 2023


Imposter Syndrome is a cognitive problem that is filled with distortions of thoughts, feelings, and beliefs. It can affect a person's mental health unless he/she contacts a professional in mental health to work on treatment.
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Don't Underestimate The Power of a Compliment

Nov 03, 2023


Compliments are positive and affirmative words that help us in sharing our thoughts and feelings with others in our lives. New York Times
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Parents, does this scenario sound familiar to you? OVERINDULGENCE!

Sep 25, 2023


Parents, Steps to take to stop overindulging your child.
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Couples - You Could Use these 4 phrases When Fighting with your Partner

Jul 28, 2023


Four Phrases to use when fighting with your partner. Simplicity and straightforwardness can help with Couples' Arguments! Try this technique.
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ADOLESCENCE

May 29, 2023


An Interesting Look at Adolescence
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The Wellness Puzzle and Creative ways to solve it! By Christina Caron New York Times

May 23, 2023


Wellness Puzzle, Art, Drawing, Music, Creating Poetry, and Coloring Books can help how you feel and alleviate Anxiety and Depression.
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How to Deal With the Loss of a Beloved Pet

May 16, 2023


Grieving for a beloved Pet is often as or more impactful than the loss of a person. My patients creatively in my Art Studio - we create Memory Tables, Urns, Shrines, Memory Books, and Albums. Patients respond well to healing through creative activities.
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The Emotional Relief of Forgiving Someone

May 11, 2023


Forgiveness can be positive for mental health, stress reduction, and improved sleep
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Best Advice you Ever received - Life Kit

Apr 18, 2023


Life advice from others is very helpful to read and to see what may work for you!
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Children and Money

Mar 29, 2023


A plan for giving allowance --a chambered piggy bank or 3 jars with lids!
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5 Tips to Calm a Restless Mind

Mar 29, 2023


How to calm a restless mind before sleep. An interesting article to help you relax your thoughts on a restless night. From Psychology Today
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Meltdowns and Frustration Tolerance Continued

Feb 15, 2023


Recommending ways to discipline your child without the Time-Out approach or Naughty-Chairs, and removal of Toys and iPads, phones etc.
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Children and Teens' Meltdowns and Frustration Tolerance Teaching

Feb 14, 2023


What to do when your child or teen's internal needs are not met and what happens when those needs are denied...Yes "meltdowns" and "gimmes" and how to deal with them.
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Swedish Art of Aging With Joy

Jan 20, 2023


Aging well is a key concept for joy and positive mental health for Seniors. This is an excellent article discussing the “Swedish Art of Aging.” Excellent article for Seniors and their adult children.
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Teaching Children, Teens and Adults to Embrace Well-Being, Interest and Awe in Life

Jan 13, 2023


Removing Negative Self-Talk: Participating in Nature and Natural Experiences, Guided imagery, Music, and Art to enhance well-being and awe in our World. For all ages.
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Parents Are You Overindulging Your Kids

Jan 11, 2023


4 important Questions Can Help You Find Out
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