By Veronica Sites Has a pandemic and exhausting election year got you stressed or fatigued? In early spring it was called Zoom fatigue, today some have coined the term post-election fatigue. The common denominator is weariness and perhaps varying levels of fatigue that, if we take time to consider outcomes, we may just do things a … [Read more...]
3 Keys in Caregivers Emergency Preparedness
Various disasters not limited to tornadoes, wildfires, flooding, earthquakes, hurricanes, or snowstorms happen annually. Since each of these emergencies impact every age and stage of life. It is prudent to have a personal emergency preparedness. Who cares for your boomer? Are you a caregiver? Is your loved in an assisted living facility? More … [Read more...]
Teen Grief: Intro To 7 Step In Process
This article is the first in a series of articles written to help a parent, youth worker, teacher and anyone that works with teenagers be more equipped to seize teachable moments as a teen navigates the unchartered waters of traumatic death. Articles in this series include: 7 Types of losses, How to Handle A Loss, Common Reactions To Death of a … [Read more...]
Do Roller Coasters and Post Traumatic Stress Have Similarities?
National Roller Coaster Day brought to mind a few facts about the engineering wonders that attract so many and post traumatic stress. Have you gotten into the seat of one of these engineering wonders with jitters, apprehension or doubt about the journey about to be embarked? I know I have! Post traumatic stress has many ups and downs that leave … [Read more...]
7 Keys To Manage That Anger!
Have you ever been a victim of or the one experiencing road rage? Summer is a time of change in climate, shift in mindset and often an anticipation of travel and vacations. Let’s face it, we have some elevated expectations. We seem to have unspoken desires that summer is going to be fun, relaxing, and on some level a little more carefree as … [Read more...]