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Use your imagination

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Use your imagination

Tackle the trauma of 2020 with childlike glee   The last year has been nothing short of a roller coaster ride where the fall just never seemed to end. We were all forced to battle isolation and loneliness due to a decrease in social interaction, and deprivation of several forms of human connection such as friends, family members and workplace banter with colleagues. Covid-19 may not have infected every individual, but it affected everyone’s mental and/or physical health to some degree. It caused a disruption in the schedules that we all had learned and followed for years, which led to...

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Dementia: Caregiver Stress

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Dementia: Caregiver Stress

When a person is diagnosed with dementia, it is not just their life that changes but also the lives of those around them. This period of adjustment can cause a severe amount of distress on the caregiver if they are not equipped with the emotional and physical skill sets necessary to cope with the changes. Remember, taking care of yourself is one of the most important things you can do as a caregiver.   Things you should Do Ask for HELP – You think you can handle it all, and you probably can but at what price? Stop trying to...

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Parents in Denial

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Parents in Denial

I have symptoms of depression. But my parents are not willing to accept. How can I show them reality? Hey! Dealing with a mental illness can be a lonely road, and at times we need the care and love of those closest to us. Depression weighs on us a like a foggy dark cloud, makes our daily functioning difficult and often sends us off on a spiral questioning the point of things. Often people struggling with depression smile and drag their feet along just to look like things are okay – but they know they are not. Family members often...

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Nurturing Anti Fragile Kids

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Nurturing Anti Fragile Kids

 New-age parenting is confusing, even for a therapist. We want to do right by our child, but doing right may not always mean choosing an emotion-based curriculum or teaching your child 3 languages before they turn 4. In the pursuit to be better parents clients often ask me “What is the best way to raise my child?”.  A mompreneur who found her to way to therapy always brushed her concern for her daughter’s delayed milestones. Nonetheless, within her harbored fears of her daughter’s delayed development. The relief she experienced when her daughter finally moved from crawling and babbling to walking...

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Timesheet Anxiety

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Timesheet Anxiety

Timesheets! It should be a synonym for micromanaging. This stupid style of managing work has got us feeling all wired and under a lot of stress. How do we manage it better? Timesheet Slave WFH has left your micromanaging boss clueless about how many minutes you actually spend drinking tea, eating lunch, or mulling in the loo during your workday. This has pushed your boss to use one of the least effective (read: useless) tools for time management, a.k.a timesheets, to watch over you. Here’s the hard truth. Timesheets do not make anyone feel good about themselves. The structure of...

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